Cougars fall at home to No. 18 San Diego
PROVO, Utah – BYU men’s tennis dropped its final regular-season match against West Coast Conference foe No. 18 University of San Diego by a score of 4-0 Saturday.
The Toreros (20-4, 9-0) got on the board quickly after doubles to take a 1-0 lead. David Ball and Aidan Carrazedo fell 6-1 at No. 3 doubles to open the match and Francis Sargeant and Juan Canales were beaten 6-3 at No. 2 doubles as San Diego clinched the point.
The Toreros won three singles matches in straight sets to close out the match and the WCC regular season. Jeremy Bourgeois dropped his match 6-2, 6-4 at No. 4 singles, Canales lost 6-4, 6-4 at No. 5, and Jacob Sullivan fell at No. 3 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). Sargeant, who was the lone senior being honored on senior day, was playing in the third set against No. 45 Uros Petronijevic when the match was called.
The Cougars (9-17, 3-6) head into the WCC tournament next week on their longest losing streak of the season, having lost eight consecutive matches and nine of the last 10. The tournament begins next Wednesday in San Diego.
BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe has announced Zack Warren as BYU head men’s tennis coach.