Brigham Young University
Feb 08 | 09:00 AM
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University of Nevada
Indoor Tennis Courts

150 E. Provo UT 84602

AaronS | Posted: 8 Feb 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars remain undefeated with win over Nevada


PROVO, Utah – With a 5-2 win over Nevada on Friday at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts, the BYU women’s tennis team notched its third consecutive victory of the season.

The last time the Cougars (3-0) won three straight was in 2006.

“I knew it was going to be a tough one but we were able to close out the match with a win,” head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “We played well but on a few courts, we let up a little bit and didn’t keep out foot on the gas pedal and they took advantage.”

BYU started strong as senior Aubrey Paul and junior Desiree Tran quickly topped Monika Magusiak and Rymma Maslova on Court 3, 8-2.

Then sophomore Morgan Anderson and freshman Mackenna Maddox secured the doubles point with an 8-5 victory on Court 2.

In singles play, Court 3 was also the first to finish when sophomore Meghan Sheehan-Dizon got a win over Stevens 6-2, 6-2.

Nevada tied the score by earning two points on Courts 1 and 4.

Freshman Nicolette Tran notched her third straight victory of the year as she topped Juliette Legendre 6-2, 7-5 to give the Cougars a one-point advantage.

Desiree Tran ensured the BYU victory by defeating Emma Verberne in the longest match of the day, 7-6, 4-6, 6-2.

BYU will play its fourth straight home match next Saturday, Feb. 16, against Boise State at noon MST.



1.  Okhremchuck/Verberne (UNR) def. Sheehan-Dizon/N. Tran (BYU) 8-7(5)

2.  Anderson/Maddox (BYU) def. Smiley/Stevens (UNR) 8-5

3.  Paul/D. Tran (BYU) def. Magusiak/Maslova (UNR) 8-2

Order of finish: 3, 2, 1


1. Michelle Okhremchuck (UNR) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

2. Desiree Tran (BYU) def. Emma Verberne (UNR) 7-6, 4-6, 6-2

3. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) def. Sophie Stevens (UNR) 6-2, 6-2

4. Sheila Smiley (UNR) def. Mackenna Maddox (BYU) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

5. Nicolette Tran (BYU) def. Juliette Legendre (UNR) 6-2, 7-5

6. Aubrey Paul (BYU) def. Monika Magusiak (UNR) 6-0, 0-1 (Ret.)

Order of finish: 3, 1, 4, 5, 2, 6


AaronS | Posted: 6 Feb 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU faces Nevada for third home match


PROVO, Utah – After a week off, the BYU women’s tennis team will resume play as it hosts the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday morning at 9 a.m. MST at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts.

The Cougars (2-0) have played every match at home this season and will look to secure their first 3-0 start since 2006. BYU is 3-0 all-time when facing Nevada, including a 5-2 victory last year.

All three BYU doubles teams are undefeated so far this season.

Mackenna Maddox, Aubrey Paul, Nicolette Tran, Desiree Tran and Meghan Sheehan-Dizon have also won each of their singles matches this year. Desiree Tran is ranked No. 17 in the region this year.

Nevada (0-0) boasts two regionally ranked singles players in No. 14 Michelle Okhremchuck and No. 15 Emma Verberne. Both play together as a doubles team and are also ranked No. 4 in the mountain region.

The Wolf Pack compiled a 6-12 record last season.

The match was originally scheduled for play in Reno but was moved to Provo due to bad weather.

Admission is free and muffins will be provided.