MSU Roundup: Tennis and Golf

Rain washes away Mustangs 2-0 lead over Dallas Baptist

No. 14-ranked Midwestern State jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead over Dallas Baptist Friday afternoon before heavy rain washed away the result.

The match will not be made up as the Mustangs close the regular season Monday afternoon against Cameron at Streich-Henry Family Tennis Center in Lawton. First serve is set for 2 p.m.

Senior Kacper Boborykin claimed his 99th career dual win teaming with junior Kyle Davidson for an 8-2 victory over Bryant Forshee and Anthony Burch at the No. 2 position, while Zack Santagate and Chris Norrie beat Isaac Childs and Jake Johnson 8-0 at the No. 3 spot.

Senior Tomas Grejtak and sophomore Ramon Toyos led Cannon Jones and Zane Nelson 6-3 at the No. 1 position before precipitation descended from the gray skies.

It was Midwestern State's first match action since blanking Arkansas-Fort Smith 9-0 on April. The Mustangs carry a 15-5 record into Monday's regular season finale.

Mustangs, Dallas Baptist rained out

Midwestern State pushed off to a great start Friday afternoon against No. 43-ranked Dallas Baptist before rain forced a cancelation at the MSU Tennis Center.

The Mustangs led in each of the three doubles matches in progress as Kayla Casey and Taylor Coffman and Lauren Pineda and Lindsay Nochowicz held 5-2 leads at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions while Maddie Schorlemmer and Paige Boykin were on the verge of closing out a win with a 7-2 lead at the No. 3 spot.

The match will not be completed or made up.

Midwestern State opens Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament play Friday morning at the Streich-Henry Family Tennis Center in Lawton. First serve is set for 10 a.m. for the top-seeded Mustangs. The opponent is to be determined.

Mustangs ranked fourth in South Central Region

Midwestern State is tied for fourth in the latest South Central Region rankings released Friday afternoon by the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Committee.

The Mustangs boast three team tournament wins and a runner-up finish this season placing sixth in their last appearance at the Dallas Baptist Patriot Classic on April 6-7.

Senior Derek Oland leads the team with a 72.26 scoring average with 11 par-or-better rounds and five scores in the 60s this season. The McKinney native claimed his ninth career individual victory earlier this season at the San Antonio Shootout.

Cameron tops the region followed by Western New Mexico, Colorado-Colorado Springs, MSU, Colorado Mines, Colorado Christian, St. Edward's, West Texas A&M, Dallas Baptist and St. Mary's.

Ten teams and the top four individuals not on advancing teams from the South Central Region will compete with 10 programs from the West Region at the Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo, Calif. from May 4-6.

Tournament champions from the Heartland and Rocky Mountain Athletic conferences received automatic bids into super region play, while Lone Star Conference members which include MSU, Cameron, Texas A&M-Commerce and West Texas A&M must qualify for an at-large bid.

Midwestern State advanced to regional play in each of the last five seasons and in six of the eight years since bringing back golf in 2007.

The Mustangs compete in the Lone Star Conference Championship beginning Monday at the Frisco Lakes Golf Club.

NCAA Division II Region Rankings
South Central

April 17, 2015

1Cameron (Okla.)
2Western New Mexico
3Colorado-Colorado Springs
4Midwestern State (Texas)
Colorado Mines
6Colorado Christian
7St. Edward's (Texas)
8West Texas A&M
9Dallas Baptist (Texas)
10St. Mary's (Texas)

Mustangs ranked sixth in West Super Region rankings 

Midwestern State ranked sixth in the latest West Super Region rankings released Friday by the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Committee.

Dallas Baptist tops the rankings followed by St. Edward's (Texas), Newman (Kan.), Tarleton State (Texas), California Baptist, MSU, West Texas A&M, Sonoma State (Calif.), Academy of Art (Calif.), Point Loma (Calif.), St. Mary's (Texas) and Dixie State (Utah).

The top nine teams and four individuals not on those teams will be selected to the participate in the NCAA Division II West Super Regional May 4-6 at the Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park, Calif.  The top three teams from the Super Regional and the top three individuals not on those teams advance to the NCAA Division II Championship on May 13-16 at The Meadows Golf Course in Allendale, Mich.

The committee will announce the tournament field on Monday, April 27.

The Mustangs advanced to the NCAA Division II Super Regionals in each of the last three seasons finishing seventh last season.

Midwestern competes in the Lone Star Conference Championships on April 20-21 at the Frisco Lakes Golf Club.

NCAA Division II Region Rankings
West Super Region

April 16, 2014

1Dallas Baptist (Texas)
2St. Edward's (Texas)
3Newman (Kan.)
4Tarleton State (Texas)
5California Baptist
6Midwestern State (Texas)
7West Texas A&M
8Sonoma State (Calif.)
9Academy of Art (Calif.)
10Point Loma (Calif.)
11St. Mary's (Texas)
12Dixie State (Utah)