- The ACU Wildcats dropped below .500 on the season Saturday afternoon as the
nation's 14th-ranked NCAA Division II team ran into a buzzsaw in a 7-0 loss to
No. 17 Texas at the Penick Allison Tennis Center.
Wildcats are now 10-11 on the season, while the Longhorns improve to 11-5
overall and 6-1 at home. UT is 3-0 all-time against the Wildcats, and has never
lost a point (23-0) in those three matches.
closes matches of the day for the Wildcats were at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles where
Ben Chen and Daniel Whitehead knocked off ACU's Hans Hach and Guilherme Gesser,
8-4, at No. 1 doubles, and Andrew Korinek and Alex Hilliard beat Borja Cortes
and Jason Proctor, 8-4, at No. 2 doubles.
back in action Sunday in San Antonio with a 9 a.m. match against St. Mary's,
followed by a 2:30 p.m. match against Texas-San Antonio.
No. 17 Texas 7, Abilene Christian
1. Andrew Korinek (UT)
def. Hans Hach (ACU) - 6-4, 6-2
2. Soren Hess-Olesen
(UT) def. Gulherme Gesser (ACU) - 6-1, 6-3
3. Sudanwa Sitaram (UT)
def. Nicklas Wingord (ACU) - 6-1, 6-2
4. Ben Chen (UT) def.
Jason Proctor (ACU) - 6-2, 6-3
5. Alex Hilliard (UT)
def. Borja Cortes (ACU) - 6-1, 6-3
Jacoby Lewis (UT)
def. Alfredo Desiati (ACU) - 6-1, 6-2
Order of finish: 6, 3, 2*, 5, 4,
Order finish: 3, 1*, 2