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UMHB men's tennis beats Hardin-Simmons

(Source: UMHB) (Source: UMHB)

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men's tennis team grabbed a lead in doubles and then swept through the middle of doubles on the way to a 7-2 victory over Hardin-Simmons Friday in Belton. UMHB improves to 8-4 overall and 4-1 in American Southwest Conference West Division play with the victory. The loss drops the Cowboys to 9-11 overall and 4-2 in the ASC West.

Scott Wilding and Brendan Thompson paired for a win at #1 doubles and Daniel Riner and Julian Dunmore teamed for a victory at #2 doubles to give UMHB a 2-1 lead going into singles. The Cru got wins from Thompson at #2, Cole Weiss at #3, Dunmore at #4, Riner at #5 and Alex Mackellar at #6 singles to clinch the victory.

The victory also guarantees the Cru of a #2 seed in the ASC Championship Tournament. UMHB will close out the regular season with an 11:00 AM home match against McMurry University on Saturday.

Singles competition

1. Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Scott Wilding (UMHB-MEN) 6-4, 6-4 2. Brendan Thompson (UMHB-MEN) def. Griffin Weinkam (HSU) 6-0, 6-0 3. Cole Weiss (UMHB-MEN) def. Michael Boyd (HSU) 6-2, 6-3 4. Julian Dunmore (UMHB-MEN) def. Andrew Eurek (HSU) 6-3, 6-2 5. Daniel Riner (UMHB-MEN) def. Ben Gutierrez (HSU) 6-3, 6-3 6. Alex Mackellar (UMHB-MEN) def. Chandler Livingston (HSU) 7-6 (8-6), 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Scott Wilding/Brendan Thompson (UMHB-MEN) def. Alex Hunt/Andrew Eurek (HSU) 8-4 2. Daniel Riner/Julian Dunmore (UMHB-MEN) def. Chandler Livingston/Jordan Davis (HSU) 8-2 3. Griffin Weinkam/Ben Gutierrez (HSU) def. Cole Weiss/Jace Mahan (UMHB-MEN) 8-2

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