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Norma Bertoch | Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Norma Bertoch

Women Drop Match to No. 34 Pepperdine


Malibu, Calif --In its final regular season match, the BYU women’s tennis team battled No. 34 Pepperdine on its home court, falling 7-0 to the Waves.

Pepperdine took an early 1-0 lead after sweeping the doubles matches. It went up 2-0 with the straight sets win at No. 6 singles with the Waves’ Andrea Oates defeating BYU’s Andie Young 6-0, 6-0.

At No. 4 singles, BYU’s Megan Price played a tough match before falling 6-4, 6-1 to Ali Waters, giving the homestanding Waves a 3-0 advantage.

Coming off the court next was the Cougars’ Morgan Anderson who dropped her match to No. 119 ranked Ale Granillo 6-1, 6-0 at the No. 2 singles position.

At No. 5 singles the Cougars’ Aubrey Paul kept the first set close 7-5, 6-4 but was not able to pick up a win.

Playing a great first set, BYU’s Meghan Sheehan-Dizon was the last to come off the court, but eventually lost in straight sets 7-6, 6-3.

The Cougars (7-14, 3-5) now prepare to compete in their first ever West Coast Conference Tennis Championship beginning Wed., April 25 in San Diego. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic bid into the 2012 NCAA Championships.

BYU-0, No. 34 Pepperdine 7

1.     #60 Khunpak Issara (PEP) def. Desiree Tran (BYU) 6-1, 6-2
2.     #119 Ale Granillo (PEP) def.  Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-1, 6-0
3.     Arianna Colffer (PEP) def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 7-6, 6-3
4.     Ali Walters (PEP) def.  Megan Price (BYU) 6-4, 6-1
5.     Megan Moore (PEP) def. Aubrey Paul (BYU) 7-5, 6-4
6.     Andrea Oates (PEP) def. Andie Young (BYU) 6-0, 6-0
Order of finish: 6,4,2,1,5,3

1.     #32 L. Guillermo/K. Issara (PEP) def. M. Price/M. Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 8-2
2.     A. Walters/A. Colffer (PEP) def. D. Tran/M. Anderson (BYU) 8-2
3.     A. Oates/M. Moore (PEP) def.  A. Paul/L.Waldron (BYU) 6-5
Order of finish: 2,1,3


wweekes | Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars Wrap Up Regular Season on Road


PROVO, Utah – In its final week of the regular season, the BYU women’s tennis team travels to California to challenge Loyola Marymount and No. 34 Pepperdine to wrap up conference play.

“I’m happy with the way we’re playing and how we’ve improved every match,” BYU coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “The team is really looking forward to these last conference matches and then heading into the tournament.”

The Cougars (7-12, 3-2 WCC), coming off a week break, have won two consecutive conference matches, against Gonzaga and Portland.

Freshman Meghan Sheehan-Dizon leads BYU with a team-best 13-6 dual record. Sheehan-Dizon and senior Megan Price form the No. 1 doubles duo for the Cougars.

The Lions (7-13, 4-3 WCC) recorded back-to-back conference wins last weekend against Gonzaga and Portland.

Pepperdine (14-6, 7-0 WCC) has two singles players and a doubles team ranked in the ITA national polls. Khunpak Issara is ranked No. 60 while Ale Granillo is No. 119. Issara and Lorraine Guillermo team up to form the No. 32 doubles pair. The Waves are coming off a 7-0 shutout over Gonzaga.

The Cougars challenge LMU Friday at 1:30 p.m. PDT before taking on Pepperdine Saturday at 11 a.m. PDT.

BYU returns to California to compete in the West Coast Conference tournament April 25-28 at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego.