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AaronS | Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Seasiders top Cougars 4-3 in Hawaii


LAIE, Hawai'i - In the first of two matches in Hawaii, the BYU women's tennis team fell to BYU-Hawaii 4-3 on Thursday.

"BYU Hawaii played aggressive in doubles today and took control by winning those matches," BYU head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. "We bounced back and fought hard in singles. Meghan [Sheehan-Dizon], Mackenna [Maddox] and Aubrey [Paul] pulled out some great wins today."

The Cougars(5-5) won three singles matches but the Seasiders (10-1) also won three singles matches and swept doubles play for the winning point.

Sophomore Sheehan-Dizon secured the first Cougar point by defeating Marika Kobayashi 6-1, 6-4 on court 3. 

Playing at the No. 5 position, Maddox won in straight sets 7-5, 604. Paul also topped her opponent 6-3, 6-4 on court 6 for BYU's third point of the day.

BYU Hawai'i earned wins on courts 1, 2 and 4.

The Cougars stay in Hawai'i to face the University of Hawaii on Saturday at 11 a.m. HDT.


1. Hwang/Liu (BYU-H) def. D. Tran/M. Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 8-5

2. Tuinetoa/Koayashi (BYU-H) def. Anderson/N. Tran (BYU) 8-5

3. Griffin/Ulbrichtova (BYU-H) def. Paul/Young (BYU) 8-4


1. Annie Hwang (BYU-H) def. Desiree Tran (BYU) 7-6(0), 6-0

2. Sherry Liu (BYU-H) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-0, 6-3

3. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) def. Marika Kobayashi (BYU-H) 6-1, 6-4

4. Marietta Tuionetoa (BYU-H) def. Nicolette Tran (BYU) 6-4, 6-3

5. Mackenna Maddox (BYU) def. Sasha Ulbrichtova (BYUH) 7-5, 6-4

6. Aubrey Paul (BYU) def. Jade Griffin (BYUH) 6-3, 6-4


AaronS | Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Women's netters travel to Hawaii for two matches

PROVO, Utah – After its first doubleheader on the road this year, the BYU women’s tennis team will travel to face BYU-Hawaii and the University of Hawaii this week.
BYU (5-4) compete at BYU-Hawaii (9-1) on Thursday at 2 p.m. HST, followed by an 11 a.m. HST matchup with Hawaii on Saturday at the UH Tennis Complex.
The Cougars featured a new doubles lineup last week which earned two wins and the doubles point against Denver. Sisters Nicolette and Desiree Tran earned a victory at the No. 2 position while seniors Aubrey Paul and Andie Young got a win at the No. 3 spot.
Freshman Nicolette Tran holds the best singles record at 7-2, followed by Paul with a 6-3 mark.
Thursday’s match is the first between the Cougars and Seasiders. BYU-Hawaii is ranked No. 2 in Division II tennis. No. 1 Annie Hwang leads the team in singles. Hwang and Sherry Liu are the No. 2 doubles team in Division II.
BYU owns the overall series against Hawaii with a 5-0 record.
The Cougars then return home to face Portland for their first conference match on March 20.