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AaronS | Posted: 26 Jan 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Netters get second straight win


PROVO, Utah – The BYU women’s tennis team won its second match in two weeks as it defeated the Utah State Aggies 6-1 on Saturday at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts.

“The team played really well today,” head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “It was a tough match because Utah State is a great team. The girls fought hard and we came out on top.”

The Cougars (2-0) earned their first 2-0 start since 2007 and improve their overall record to 8-0 against the Aggies (1-1).

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Senior Morgan Anderson and freshman Mackenna Maddox finished their doubles match first, topping Kallie Sperry and Kristina Voytsekhovich 8-2. BYU then clinched the doubles point as senior Aubrey Paul and junior Desiree Tran captured a 8-4 win over Hillary Hays and Julie Tukuafu.

On court 1, the number one doubles duo of Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and Nicolette Tran fought back from a 0-2 deficit to top the No. 5 regionally ranked pair of Mackenzie Davis and Jaci West, 8-7(4).

Sheehan-Dizon defeated her opponent in singles play also, 6-1, 6-2. Maddox finished next as she beat Voytsekhovich 6-2, 6-2.

Desiree Tran’s 6-4, 6-2 victory over West on court 2 sealed the match victory for the Cougars.

Nicolette Tran and Paul wrapped up the match with wins of their own, 6-4, 6-2 and 6-4, 6-4, respectively.

BYU’s next matchup is on the road against Nevada on Feb. 8.


1. Sheehan-Dizon/N. Tran (BYU) def. Davis/West (USU) 8-7(4)
2. Anderson/Maddox (BYU) def. Sperry/Voytsekhovich (USU) 8-2
3. Paul/D. Tran (BYU) def. Hays/Tukuafu (USU) 8-4
Order of finish: 2, 3, 1


1. McKenzie Davis (USU) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 7-5, 3-6, 6-1
2. Desiree Tran (BYU) def. Jaci West (USU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) def. Julie Tukuafu (USU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Mackenna Maddox (BYU) def. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Nicolette Tran (BYU) def. Kallie Sperry (USU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Aubrey Paul (BYU) def. Hillary Hays (USU) 6-4, 6-4
Order of finish: 3, 4, 2, 1, 6, 5


AaronS | Posted: 24 Jan 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU challenges Utah State at home


PROVO, Utah – In its second consecutive home match, the BYU women’s tennis team will host another in-state rival in Utah State on Saturday at the Indoor Tennis Courts.

BYU (1-0) earned its first win of the season last week against Weber State. The Cougars didn’t lose a single match in the competition.

The Cougars are 7-0 all-time against the Aggies. The last time the two teams met was in 2009 when BYU swept the match 7-0 at home.

The Utah State Aggies (1-0) also got their first victory last week as they topped Idaho State 7-0.

Utah State sophomore McKenzie Davis comes to Provo ranked No. 19 in the region. The Cottonwood High product, along with teammate senior Jaci West, have also earned the No. 5 doubles spot in the region.

The match beings at 1 p.m. Admission is free and pizza will be provided. Spectators may park in the “Y Lot” parking lots to the northwest and southwest of the courts.