#uttylerwtennis Defeats HSU 5-0, Advances to ASC Final

Saturday, April 26, 2014
by Jeff Williford

TYLER -- The UT Tyler women's tennis team dominated Hardin-Simmons 5-0 in the second semi-final on Saturday, earning a spot in the 2014 American Southwest Conference championship final on Sunday.  With the win, the Patriots are now 18-5 on the year.

UT Tyler started the day with a 3-0 sweep in doubles, as the No. 3 team of Haley Albro and Nicole Musngi won 8-2 over the Cowgirls.

Amy Friesenhahn and Tori Musngi teamed up to win 8-2 at No. 1 doubles, while Jessica Blundell and Jennifer Payne won 8-3 at No. 2.

In singles, N. Musngi won without dropping a game, winning 6-0, 6-0 while Jennifer Payne also went unblemished at No. 2, winning 6-0, 6-0.

The Patriots will now take on rival Texas-Dallas at 9 a.m. on Sunday in the ASC Championship final.