UT Tyler sweeps matches against TAMU-Texarkana

Friday, February 12, 2016

TYLER – The UT Tyler tennis teams swept a pair of matches against Texas A&M-Texarkana on Friday with the women earning a 9-0 win and the men taking an 8-1 victory at the Summers Tennis Center.

Tori Musngi earned a pair of wins over TAMU-Texarkana, starting with a 6-4, 6-1 first singles victory and then teaming up with Mary Alice Blacketer for an 8-1 first doubles win. Blacketer, who was named the ASC Player of the Week on Wednesday, did not play singles against TAMUT. Lauren Kuhn would take a 6-1, 6-1 second singles win, while freshman Alexandra McKissick claimed a 6-1, 6-2 third singles win and Savannah Seely, Nancy Perez and Shelby Hart each added to the UT Tyler win total in singles. McKissick and Nicole Musngi would add an 8-1 in win second doubles and Kuhn and Huskey had another 8-1 win.

On the men’s side, Jose McIntyre registered a 6-0, 6-1 first singles win, while Frankie Fischer earned a 6-2, 6-2 second singles win and did not play doubles with his teammate Arthur Fagundes. Pablo Gomez and Joey Fischer claimed an 8-3 second doubles victory, while Cameron McCarthy, Alex Free, Jacob Van Der Schans and Jake Cunningham had singles victories for the Patriots.

UT Tyler will return to action next Saturday with a pair of matches against Austin College and Southwestern at the Summers Tennis Center.