Chavez, Hagler Sweep ASC Weekly Honors

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

RICHARDSON -- The University of Texas at Tyler tennis teams swept the weekly American Southwest Conference tennis honors as Joshua Chavez was named the East Division’s Men’s Player of the Week and Michelle Hagler took the women’s prize.

Chavez, a junior from Harlingen, Texas (Harlingen HS), won a pair of No. 1 singles matches against ASC East Division opponents LeTourneau and Louisiana College.

Chavez, who also teamed with Andrew Reznik for a victory at No. 1 doubles against LeTourneau, did not drop a set as the Patriots also took team wins to improve to 12-5 overall and 3-0 in ASC play.

A senior from Austin, Texas (Westwood HS), Hagler won a pair of matches at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles to fuel ASC East Division victories against LeTourneau and Louisiana College. The women also improve to 3-0 in ASC play and 11-5 on the year.

Hagler, who did not drop a set in singles action, teamed with Jessica Blundell in doubles.

Both tennis squads will hit the road this weekend for matches in Belton, Georgetown, and San Antonio.