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Cougars defeat Broncos 4-0 for second-straight WCC win
SANTA CLARA, Calif – BYU women's tennis defeated Santa Clara 4-0 on Saturday night for its second WCC victory on the road. The Cougars improved to 5-3 on the season and 2-1 in conference play.
- Astle/Huang (BYU) UF. Hayer/Kalinic 4-5
- Moore/Li (BYU) def. Gordon/Feng 6-3
- Jiao/Wheatley (BYU) def. Zlotnik/Carter 6-2
Order of finish: 3, 2
Jiao and Wheatley, at no. 3 doubles, secured the victory as Jiao is now 3-0 in doubles matches on the year while Wheatley gained her sixth win (6-2).
Li and Moore, at no. 2 doubles, obtained their fourth doubles win of the year. The win clinched the Cougars the doubles point, while the tandem is now 4-3 on the season.
Astle and Huang, at no. 1 doubles, were trailing 4-5 before the match was brought to a halt due to BYU already clinching the doubles point.
- Bobo Huang (BYU) UF. JennaMarie Gordon 6-0, 4-1
- Emilee Astle (BYU) UF. Finley Kalinic 5-7, 5-2
- Jacque Dunyon (BYU) def. Velizara Fileva 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
- Tina Li (BYU) def. Dasee Carter 6-3, 6-1
- Emmie Moore (BYU) UF. Giulia Hayer 3-6, 6-1, 1-3
- Helen Jiao (BYU) def. Kasey Feng 6-1, 6-1
Order of finish: 6, 3, 4
Jiao, at no. 6, obtained her second singles win of the year (2-1).
Dunyon, at no. 3, won her seventh singles match of the season and is now 7-1.
Li, at no. 4, secured her sixth singles win of the year and clinched the overall match for the Cougars. The freshman is now 6-2 on the season.
Huang, Astle and Moore's matches all went unfinished.
The Cougars return to action next week, Friday, Mar. 10 against Boise State. The home match will begin at 11:00 a.m. MST.
BYU to visit Bay Area for matchups against San Francisco and Santa Clara
PROVO, Utah — BYU women's tennis will head to the Bay Area this weekend to visit San Francisco on Friday, Mar. 3, and Santa Clara Saturday on Mar. 4. for two road matches.
- The Cougars are 3-3, with losses against Colorado and Colorado State two weeks ago.
- Head coach Holly Hasler is 48-40 at BYU in her fifth season. She is assisted by Gabby Curtis, who is in her second season.
- BYU is in its final season in the WCC.
San Francisco Notes
- San Francisco is 4-3 with a win against UC Davis (4-3) last week.
- Head coach Peter Bartlett is in his sixth season as head coach for the women's tennis team.
- Bartlett is 43-54 overall at San Francisco.
Santa Clara Notes
- Santa Clara is 0-5 with a loss against Grand Canyon (4-0) two weeks ago.
- Head Coach Clifton Awuy is 0-5 overall at Santa Clara in his first season.
- BYU-San Francisco Series Record: BYU leads 9-4
- Last Meeting: San Francisco won 4-3 on Apr. 28, 2022, in the WCC Tournament
- BYU-SCU Series Record: Santa Clara leads 6-4
- Last Meeting: BYU won 6-1 on Apr. 9, 2022, in Provo