ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team stayed undefeated in American Southwest Conference West Division action with a 7-2 win over McMurry on Tuesday afternoon at McMurry.
The Cowboys won two of three doubles matches to take an early lead. Gavin Ybarra and Steven Stanley teamed for an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles and Tony Record and Michael McCullough had an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles.
HSU dominated the singles portion of the match. McCullough and Ybarra had 6-0, 6-0 wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles. Erich Bein and Stanley won in straight sets. Sean Strehlow, who had spent the night in the emergency room last night, gutted out a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles.
The Cowboys are now 9-5 on the year and 4 -0 in ASC West action. They will host Howard Payne on Wednesday at 4 p.m. McMurry fell to 6-10 overall and to 3-3 in ASC West play.
1. Erich Bein (HSU) def. Chris Breaux, 6-2, 6-4
2. Sean Strehlow (HSU) def. Casjen Rico, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
3. Preston Steblein (MCM) def. Cullen Dees, 6-4, 6-1
4. Michael McCullough (HSU) def. Donald Matthews, 6-0, 6-0
5. Gavin Ybarra (HSU) def. Alex Johnson, 6-0, 6-0
6. Steven Stanley (HSU) def. Arnett McClure, 6-1, 6-1
1. Breaux/Rico (MCM) def. Bein/Strehlow, 8-4
2. Tony Record/McCullough (HSU) def. Steblein/Johnson, 8-4
3. Ybarra/Stanley (HSU) def. McClure/Matthews, 8-0