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Hardin-Simmons and Mississippi College Advance Both Men and Women's Teams to ASC Tennis Tournament Finals
April 25, 2003

ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons and Mississippi College advanced both men's and women's tennis teams to the American Southwest Conference Tournament finals Saturday starting at 10 a.m. at Streich Tennis Center on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.

Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team of the ASC West won 8-2 over the University of Texas at Dallas of the ASC East while Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team of the ASC West swept the University of the Ozarks of the ASC East 9-0 in the American Southwest Conference Tournament semi-finals this afternoon.

In men's singles action, the Cowboys took six out of the seven matches played. Mitch Aston, David Wu, Justin Narvid, Bryce Hicks, John Roaten and Ethan Moore won their matches for HSU. Narvid was the only Cowboy who had a little trouble with UT Dallas' Vinh Nguyen, but won the match 1-6, 6-1, (6-0). Cowboy Brad Grace fell to UT Dallas' Nick Nelson 6-4, 6-3.

In men's doubles action, Hardin-Simmons won two out of the three matches played. The Cowboy team of Wu/Grace defeated Kosta Dombrovskiy/Andrew Cobb, 8-1 and Cowboys Narvid/Hicks won over Nguyen/Roby Martin, 8-0. The Comets team of Kevin Durten/Nick Nelson defeated Cowboys Mark Plowman/Aston in a close match, 8-6.

HSU's men's tennis team improved to 13-4 overall and 8-0 in ASC action. UT Dallas' men's tennis team finished the season with an overall record of 3-4 and 3-2 in ASC action.

In women's singles action, the Cowgirls swept all six matches played with no difficulty. Nancy Chandler, Bobbye Thompson, Stephanie Haynes, Candace Hanes, McKenzie Swindle and Annagrace Fincher all won their matches easily for HSU.

In women's doubles action, Hardin-Simmons won all three of the matches played. Cowgirls teams of Chandler/Allison Baker won 8-2, Thompson/Swindle won 8-0 and Haynes/Hanes won 8-1.

HSU's women's tennis team improved to 13-5 overall and 8-0 in ASC action and will take on Mississippi College Saturday in the finals of the ASC Tournament starting at 2 p.m. at Streich Tennis Center. UO's women's tennis team finished the season with an overall record of 8-4 and 4-2 in ASC action.

In earlier semi-final action, Mississippi College men's and women's teams of the ASC East won 6-3 over Schreiner and Mary Hardin-Baylor of the ASC West.

In men's singles action, Mississippi College dominated by winning five of the six matches played against Schreiner. Drew Brooks, Thomas Blalock, Adam Caldwell, Trey Griffith and Ryan Seaton won their matches for MC. Stephen Harris was the only men's single from Schreiner to win his match over Jason Smith of MC, 6-3, 4-6, (10-5).

In men's doubles action, Schreiner took two of the three matches played. The team of Matt Smith/Brian Lake of Schreiner defeated the team of Griffith/Seaton, 8-6 and Schreiner's Mike Jaster/Harris team won over MC's Caldwell/Chris Tallarico, 8-4. MC's Blalock/Brooks won over SU's Rob Anguiano/Adam Webb, 8-4.

MC's men's tennis team improved to 14-3 overall and 5-0 in ASC action and will take on Hardin-Simmons Saturday in the finals of the ASC Tournament starting at 10 a.m. at Streich Tennis Center. Schreiner's men's tennis team finished the season with an overall record of 9-5 and 6-2 in ASC action.

In women's singles action, Mississippi College defeated Mary Hardin-Baylor four matches to two. Lauren Bicker, Ashley Diaz, Diane Swalm and Holli Adams won their matches for MC. Lindsey Hoffman and Abby Waeltz both won their matches for UMHB.

In women's doubles action, Mississippi College won two of the three matches played. The team of Katherine Fountain/Diaz of MC defeated Andrea Schmidt/Megan Nalley of UMHB, 9-7 while MC's Adams/Shannon Randle won over UMHB's team of Candace Cohagan/Allison Keese, 8-2. UMHB's team of BreAnn Wickliffe/Hoffman defeated Bicker/Swalm of MC, 8-6.

MC's women's tennis team improved to 16-2 overall and 6-0 in ASC action and will take on Hardin-Simmons Saturday in the finals of the ASC Tournament starting at 2 p.m. at Streich Tennis Center. UMHB's women's tennis team finished the season with an overall record of 6-5 and 5-2 in ASC action.

Women's Semifinal #1 -- Mississippi College 6, Mary Hardin-Baylor 3
Singles

1 - Lauren Bicker (MC) def. Andrea Schmidt (UMHB), 6-1, 6-3
2 - Lindsey Hoffman (UMHB) def. Katherine Fountain (MC), 6-3, 6-4
3 - Ashley Diaz (MC) def. BreAnn Wickliffe (UMHB), 6-4, 6-2
4 - Diane Swalm (MC) def. Megan Nalley (UMHB), 7-5, 6-2
5 - Holli Adams (MC) def. Candace Cohagan (UMHB), 6-2, 6-3
6 - Abby Waeltz (UMHB) def. Shannon Randle (MC), 3-6, 1-2
Doubles
1 - Wickliffe/Hoffman (UMHB) def. Bicker/Swalm (MC), 8-6
2 - Fountain/Diaz (MC) def. Schmidt/Nalley (UMHB), 9-7
3 - Adams/Randle (MC) def. Cohagan/Allison Keese (UMHB), 8-2

Women's Semifinal #2 -- Hardin-Simmons 9, University of the Ozarks 0
Singles
1 - Nancy Chandler (HSU) def. Julie Richardson (OU), 7-5, 6-1
2 - Bobbye Thompson (HSU) def. Jesse Bush (OU), 6-0, 6-0
3 - Stephanie Haynes (HSU) def. Karie Allen (OU), 6-0, 6-3
4 - Candace Hanes (HSU) def. Mandy Hock (OU), 6-3, 6-0
5 - McKenzie Swindle (HSU) def. Kim Jacky (OU), 6-0, 6-0
6 - Annagrace Fincher (HSU) def. Holly Rexroat (OU), 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
1 - Chandler/Allison Baker (HSU) def. Richardson/Bush (OU), 8-2
2 - Thompson/Swindle (HSU) def. Allen/Hock (OU), 8-0
3 - Haynes/Hanes (HSU) def. Jacky/Rexroat (OU), 8-1

Men's Semifinal #1 -- Mississippi College 6, Schreiner 3
Singles
1 - Drew Brooks (MC) def. Phillip Zavala (SU), 6-3, 6-3
2 - Thomas Blalock (MC) def. Matt Smith (SU), 6-0, 6-2
3 - Adam Caldwell (MC) def. Rob Anguiano (SU), 6-1, 6-1
4 - Trey Griffith (MC) def. Adam Webb (SU), 7-5, 6-0
5 - Stephen Harris (SU) def. Jason Smith (MC), 6-3, 4-6 (10-5)
6 - Ryan Seaton (MC) def. Jay Govan (SU), 6-3, 6-4
Doubles
1 - Blalock/Brooks (MC) def. Anguiano/Webb (SU), 8-4
2 - Smith/Brian Lake (SU) def. Griffith/Seaton (MC), 8-6
3 - Mike Jaster/Harris (SU) def. Caldwell/Chris Tallarico (MC), 8-4

Men's Semifinal #2 -- Hardin-Simmons 8, University of Texas at Dallas 2
Singles
1 - Mitch Aston (HSU) def. Kevin Durten (UTD), 6-0, 6-4
2 - Nick Nelson (UTD) def. Brad Grace (HSU), 6-4, 6-3
3 - David Wu (HSU) def. Kosta Dombrovskiy (UTD), 6-1, 6-3
4 - Justin Narvid (HSU) def. Vinh Nguyen (UTD), 1-6, 6-1, (6-0)
5 - Bryce Hicks (HSU) def. Roby Martin (UTD), 6-0, 6-0
6 - John Roaten (HSU) def. Titus Toon (UTD), 6-2, 6-4
7 - Ethan Moore (HSU) def. Austen Holmes (UTD), 8-6
Doubles
1 - Durten/Nelson (UTD) def. Mark Plowman/Aston (HSU), 8-6
2 - Wu/Grace (HSU) def. Dombrovskiy/Andrew Cobb (UTD), 8-1
3 - Narvid/Hicks (HSU) def. Nguyen/Martin (UTD), 8-0


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