Women's Tennis Team Tops Howard Payne In Road Trip

Abrian Johnson and the Eagles took a 9-0 win against McMurry.

Abilene, Texas –The University of the Ozarks women's tennis team played three matches against conference opponents over the weekend in Abilene, Texas.

The Eagles played Hardin-Simmons University, Howard Payne University and McMurry University in matches that do not count towards their conference record. The Eagles took an 9-0 win against Howard Payne, but dropped their matches against Hardin-Simmons (9-0) and McMurry (6-0).

In singles play against Howard Payne, Angelica Garcia defeated Jessenia Ureste 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1. At No. 2, Lexy Corona topped Brittany Sutton 3-6, 7-6 (10-7). Kaitlin Gutierrez defeated Zaylie Sanchez 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3. At the No. 4 position, Abrian Johnson defeated Camille Quinones 6-0, 6-1. At the No. 5 spot, Anna Ryan topped Alexis Sanchez 6-0, 6-0 and at the No.  6 position Lea Terrell defeated Kaitlyn Drewniok 6-1, 6-0. The Eagles were equally impressive in doubles play. Karlee Hart and Garcia took a 8-5 win against Jessenia Ureste and Zaylie Sanchez at the No. 1 position. At the No. 2 spot, Gutierrez and Corona defeated Brittany Sutton and Camille Quinones 8-0. Johnson and Ryan took a 8-0 win over Alexis Sanchez and Kaitlyn Drewniok in the No. 3 spot.

Singles competition
1. Kaitlyn Hathorn (HSU) def. Karlee Hart (UO) 6-0, 6-1
2. Landry Laywell (HSU) def. Angelica Garcia (UO) 6-0, 6-1
3. Maddie Hammond (HSU) def. Lexy Corona (UO) 6-3, 6-0
4. Lauren Schaeffer (HSU) def. Kaitlin Gutierrez (UO) 6-0, 6-1
5. Priscilla Schimming (HSU) def. Abrian Johnson (UO) 6-3, 6-0
6. Emily Kite (HSU) def. Anna Ryan (UO) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Kaitlyn Hathorn/Lauren Schaeffer (HSU) def. Karlee Hart/Angelica Garcia (UO) 8-3
2. Landry Laywell/Priscilla Schimming (HSU) def. Lexy Corona/Kaitlin Gutierrez (UO) 8-0
3. Abigail Kendall/Maddie Hammond (HSU) def. Anna Ryan/Abrian Johnson (UO) 8-0

Singles competition
1. Angelica Garcia (UO) def. Jessenia Ureste (HPU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Lexy Corona (UO) def. Brittany Sutton (HPU) 3-6, 7-6 (10-8), 10-7
3. Kaitlin Gutierrez (UO) def. Zaylie Sanchez (HPU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Abrian Johnson (UO) def. Camille Quinones (HPU) 6-0, 6-1
5. Anna Ryan (UO) def. Alexis Sanchez (HPU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lea Terrell (UO) def. Kaitlyn Drewniok (HPU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Karlee Hart/Angelica Garcia (UO) def. Jessenia Ureste/Zaylie Sanchez (HPU) 8-5
2. Kaitlin Gutierrez/Lexy Corona (UO) def. Brittany Sutton/Camille Quinones (HPU) 8-0
3. Abrian Johnson/Anna Ryan (UO) def. Alexis Sanchez/Kaitlyn Drewniok (HPU) 8-0

Singles competition
1. Claire Hillyer (MCM) def. Angelica Garcia (UO) 6-1, 6-0
2. Neah Garza (MCM) def. Lexy Corona (UO) 6-2, 6-1
3. Gabrielle Ellwanger (MCM) def. Kaitlin Gutierrez (UO) 6-3, 6-3
4. Morgan Parnell (MCM) vs. Abrian Johnson (UO) 2-1, unfinished
5. Hope Turner (MCM) vs. Anna Ryan (UO) unfinished
6. Kiara Jones (MCM) vs. Skylar Frazier (UO) unfinished

Doubles competition
1. Claire Hillyer/Hope Turner (MCM) def. Karlee Hart/Angelica Garcia (UO) 8-7 (3-0)
2. Gabrielle Ellwanger/Neah Garza (MCM) def. Kaitlin Gutierrez/Lexy Corona (UO) 8-1
3. Morgan Parnell/Kiara Jones (MCM) def. Anna Ryan/Abrian Johnson (UO) 8-6

The women's team will host Texas-Dallas March 1.