Katherine Carling | Posted: 15 Jan 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Men's Tennis Picked to Finish Second in WCC

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – BYU men's tennis was selected to finish in a three-way tie for second place in the upcoming 2018-19 West Coast Conference race, announced the league.

BYU, Loyola Marymount and Santa Clara all received 63 points in the preseason poll, placing them in the tie for second place.

San Diego was selected to win the league race.

 A total of three WCC teams received multiple first-place votes, but it was the Toreros who amassed 80 overall points to claim the honor as the preseason favorites.

BYU's Sean Hill was named to the six-member All-WCC Preseason Men's Tennis team.

The league coaches vote on the poll and also select the student-athletes named to the preseason team.

BYU finished second in last year's WCC race after being picked to finish in fourth in the preseason poll. 

The 2019 WCC Men's Tennis Championship will take place at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, Calif., April 24-27. 


2018-19 WCC Men's Tennis Preseason Poll

School (First Place Votes) Points
1. San Diego (8) 80
T2. Santa Clara (1) 63
T2. Brigham Young 63
T2. Loyola Marymount 63
5. Pepperdine (1) 46
6. Portland 39
7. Pacific 37
8. Gonzaga 29
9. Saint Mary's 16
10. San Francisco 14

2018-19 WCC Preseason Men's Tennis Team

Name School
Andrew Gu, Sr. Santa Clara
Sean Hill, Jr. Brigham Young
August Holmgren, Soph. San Diego
Damon Kesaris, Jr. Saint Mary's
Lukas Moenter, Sr. Loyola Marymount
Gui Osorio, Jr. San Diego

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