Hardin-Simmons’ women’s tennis team fell to Principia, 6-3, in the second match of its spring break trip to California.
After HSU won two of the three doubles matches to take a 2-1 lead, Principia answered with wins in all of the close matches and won five of the six singles matches.
Jasmine Briant at No. 4 singles was the only Cowgirl to win. Genene Haddad and Alynna Phouthakhio each lost tough three setters.
Hadad and Briant won 9-8 at No. 1 doubles and the Smith sisters won 8-2 at No. 2 doubles.
HSU is 1-4 on the year and will close the trip tomorrow with a 6 p.m. match against Cal Tech.
Principia 6, Hardin-Simmons 3
1. Carlie Sanderude (PC) def. Genene Haddad (HSUW) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
2. Hanne Anderson (PC) def. Hannah Smith (HSUW) 6-3, 6-1
3. A.C McMullen (PC) def. Jenna Smith, 7-5, 6-2
4. Jasmine Briant (HSU) def. Caitlin Carney (PRINC) 6-3, 6-2
5. Lily Richards (PC) def. Alynna Phouthakhio (HSUW) 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
6. Nat DeLoach (PC) def. Kacie Berutti (HSUW) 6-4, 6-2
1. Genene Haddad/Jasmine Briant (HSUW) def. Carlie Sanderude/Hanne Anderson (PRINC) 9-8
2. Hannah Smith/Jenna Smith (HSUW) def. Caitlin Carney/Lily Richards (PRINC) 8-2
3. A.C McMullen/Nat DeLoach (PRINC) def. Alynna Phouthakhio/Kacie Berutti (HSUW) 8-2
Information for this story provided by HSU Athletics.