MSU Roundup: Carter Earns LSC Honors again and Mustangs Tennis Update

Carter Gains Fourth LSC Defensive Player of the Week Award

Midwestern State's Andrea Carter claimed Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this season Monday afternoon when league officials announced weekly awards.

The 5-9 senior forward from Angleton notched her ninth double-double of the season as the Mustangs extended their winning streak to five games with LSC victories over Tarleton State and Texas A&M-Commerce.

Carter scored 10 points and snared 11 rebounds while recording two steals in a 72-57 win over Tarleton State Wednesday night at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.

She then delivered an all-around effort with 14 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals in MSU's 87-69 drubbing of Texas A&M-Commerce Saturday afternoon on the road.

Carter has claimed the league's top defensive honor 11 times during her career and has twice garnered offensive player of the week accolades.

Cameron senior guard Jazzmine Robinson gained top offensive honors for the third time this season averaging 18.5 points in wins over Texas A&M-Commerce and Cameron.

Midwestern State takes on West Texas A&M Wednesday night at the First United Bank Center in Canyon. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.

M. Tennis: #16 Mustangs Take First Loss to Tough Tyler JC Squad

No. 16 Midwestern State dropped its first dual match of the season 7-2 to Tyler Junior College Monday morning at the JoAnn Medlock Murphy Tennis Center.

The Apaches, who are ranked No. 3 in the ITA preseason junior college rankings, improved to 2-1 on the season while the Mustangs fell to 1-1.

Sophomores Chris Norrie and Keegan Sullivan claimed victories at the Nos. 5 and 6 singles' positions, respectively, to put MSU on the board.

Norrie recovered from a 7-5 loss in the opening set and rallied to beat TJC sophomore John King 6-2 in the second set before claiming a 10-7 win in the super tiebreaker.

Sullivan rolled past Logan Powell in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 at No. 6.

The Apaches swept doubles' play as No. 4-ranked Vaughn Hunter and Matthew Roussouw upended Kyle Davidson and Zack Santagate 8-6 at No. 1, Zach Northey/Powell beat Kacper Boborykin and Matt Tyer 8-5 at No. 2 and King/Ciro Lampasas defeated Daniel Gallivoda and Norrie 8-2 at No. 3.

Tyler JC, which is loaded with four nationally ranked players at the top four singles' positions, claimed four singles' victories to put away the match.

Midwestern State takes on Texas-Tyler Monday afternoon before playing host to Hardin-Simmons Friday afternoon at the MSU Tennis Center. First serve is set for 1 p.m.

M. Tennis: #16 Mustangs Rally for 7-2 Win at UT-Tyler

No. 16 Midwestern State rallied to claim a split Monday afternoon rolling past Texas-Tyler 7-2 at the Summers Tennis Center.

The Mustangs improved to 2-1 on the season after falling to Tyler Junior College earlier in the morning.

UT-Tyler, who was ranked 18th in the ITA NCAA Division III preseason rankings, slipped to 0-2.

Midwestern takes on Hardin-Simmons Friday afternoon at the MSU Tennis Center. First serve is set for 1 p.m.

Juniors Kyle Davidson and Zack Santagate keyed a doubles' sweep for the Mustangs by edging UT-Tyler's Chris Wootten and Frankie Fischer 8-6 at No. 1 doubles while senior Kacper Boborykin and freshman Matt Tyer rolled to an 8-3 victory at No. 2 and sophomores Ramon Toyos and Chris Norrie rolled to an 8-0 win at No. 3.

Davidson was stretched to three sets at No. 1 singles before taking a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win over UT-Tyler's Daniel Budd at No. 1, while Boborykin took a 6-3, 6-3 decision at No. 2.

The Mustangs also claimed victories at the Nos. 5 and 6 positions with Norrie battling for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 decision over Ryan Elwood and sophomore Keegan Sullivan taking Jack Puckey in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.

The Patriots got on the board with a pair of singles' wins as Harry Kelleher beat Toyos 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at No. 3 while Fischer outlasted redshirt freshman Daniel Gallivoda 6-4, 0-6, 6-4 at No. 4.