RECAP: @patriotstennis earns two wins over AC
Photo by: Lang White
Photo by: Lang White

Saturday, March 3, 2018
by Hunter Dooley

TYLER – The UT Tyler men and women’s tennis teams began Saturday’s Homecoming with two wins over non-conference opponent Austin College at the Summers Tennis Center. The men’s team did not drop a match in a 9-0 route with the women’s team following them up with an 8-1 win over the Kangaroos.

The No. 23 men’s team improved their record to 3-1 after having won their previous matches against Division 2 opponent UT Permian Basin and ASC foe Hardin Simmons. The day was started by Arthur Fagundes’ and Ford Cunningham’s doubles win 8-0, with Jose McIntyre and Vinicio Hadlich following them with an 8-1 win, and the No. 22 team in Daniel Rodriguez and Gabriel Hidalgo finished doubles play with an 8-2 win for the men. Singles play was highlighted by wins from No. 11 Arthur Fagundes (6-3,6-0), No. 38 Vinicio Hadlich (6-4, 6-3), Daniel Rodriguez (7-5, 6-3), Gabriel Hidalgo (7-5, 6-2), Jose McIntyre (6-1, 6-0), and Alvar De La Mano (7-5, 6-2). The team will play Tyler Junior College this Wednesday, March 7th at The Cascades at 5p.m.

The UT Tyler women’s team added another win to their record and are now 2-1 on the year. The team came out of doubles play with three wins from Marisa Quevedo and Nancy Perez (8-5), Emily Danielson and Lauren Kuhn (8-2), and a thrilling comeback victory from Alexandra McKissick and Alexis Arrieta by a score of 9-8(7). The women finished off the day with singles wins from Marisa Quevedo (6-3, 6-3), Alexis Arrieta (6-1, 6-2), Caitlyn Cox (4-6, 6-4, 10-3), Emily Danielson (6-2, 6-2), and Savannah Seely (6-3, 6-0).

Both Patriot teams will travel to Orlando, Florida for six matches each from March 12-14 during the school’s spring break. You can follow all UT Tyler sports at uttylerpatriots.com and get live updates through social media at twitter.com/uttylerpatriots.

 Position  Austin College  The University of Texas at Tyler  Winner   Score
 #1 Singles  Melody Duong  Marisa Quevedo  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-3, 6-3
 #2 Singles  Diana Carvajalino  Alexis Arrieta  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-1, 6-2
 #3 Singles  Anna Sergiovanni  Lauren Kuhn  Austin College  6-0, 7-6(5)
 #4 Singles  Chandler Morris  Caitlyn Cox  The University of Texas at Tyler  4-6, 6-4, 10-3
 #5 Singles  Georgia Moore  Emily Danielson  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-2, 6-2
 #6 Singles  Katie Seibert  Savannah Seely  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-3, 6-0
 #1 Doubles  Anna Sergiovanni 
 Diana Carvajalino
 Marisa Quevedo 
 Nancy Perez
 The University of Texas at Tyler  8-5
 #2 Doubles  Melody Duong 
 Grace Ortiz
 Alexandra McKissick 
 Alexis Arrieta
 The University of Texas at Tyler  9-8(7)
 #3 Doubles  Georgia Moore 
 Katie Seibert
 Emily Danielson 
 Lauren Kuhn
 The University of Texas at Tyler  8-2
 Position  Austin College  The University of Texas at Tyler  Winner   Score
 #1 Singles  Kenneth Hardy  #11 Arthur Fagundes  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-3, 6-0
 #2 Singles  Josh Granberry  #38 Vinicio Hadlich  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-4, 6-3
 #3 Singles  Calum Robe  Daniel Rodriguez  The University of Texas at Tyler  7-5, 6-3
 #4 Singles  Andres Padilla  Gabriel Hidalgo  The University of Texas at Tyler  7-5, 6-2
 #5 Singles  Erik Meendsen  Jose McIntyre  The University of Texas at Tyler  6-1, 6-0
 #6 Singles  Safe Rahman  Alvar De La Mano  The University of Texas at Tyler  7-5, 6-2
 #1 Doubles  Kenneth Hardy 
 Josh Granberry
 #22 Daniel Rodriguez 
 Gabriel Hidalgo
 The University of Texas at Tyler  8-2
 #2 Doubles  Andres Padilla 
 Siddharth Kortikere
 Jose McIntyre 
 Vinicio Hadlich
 The University of Texas at Tyler  8-1
 #3 Doubles  Calum Robe 
 Erik Meendsen
 Arthur Fagundes 
 Ford Cunningham
 The University of Texas at Tyler  8-0