UT Tyler Tennis Ends Reg. Season With Wins Over LETU

Thursday, April 17, 2014
by Jeff Williford

TYLER -- The UT Tyler men's and women's tennis teams closed out the 2014 regular season with a pair of dominating wins over conference-rival LeTourneau.  The Patriots will now set their sights on the 2014 American Southwest Conference Championships.

The women closed out their impressive season with a 8-1 win over the Yellowjackets, notching their 13th win in-a-row.

UT Tyler (17-6, 10-0) opened the match with 8-0, 8-1, 8-1 wins in doubles, going up 3-0 in the match.

In singles, Jennifer Payne, Tori Musngi, Nicole Musngi, Alex Dial and Alli Carlisle all won, clinching the match, and regular season title for the Patriots.

The men matched the ladies on Thursday, winning 8-1 over LeTourneau.

Ramon Martinez, Harry Kelleher, Justin Randell, Ryan Spencer and Edward Timponi were all victorious in singles, while each doubles team won convincingly.

With the win, the men improve to 20-4 on the year, and a perfect 10-0 in ASC-play.

Both the men and women will serve as hosts for the 2014 ASC Championships, beginning April 25 in Tyler.