acook | Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU drops match to No. 32 Wichita State

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COLUMBIA, Mo – BYU women's tennis fell 4-0 to Wichita State in a neutral site match played Thursday in Columbia, Missouri.

The Shockers (7-2) outlasted the Cougars (1-3) in doubles to score the first point of the match. Juniors Mayci Jones and Toby Miclat won at first doubles 6-3, while Senior Nicolette Poulsen and freshman Taylah Beckman fell at the No. 2 spot 6-1 to Aleksandra Trifunovic and Rebecca Pedrazzi. At the No. 3 doubles spot, senior Savannah Ware and junior Natella Nabieva dropped a close set 7-5.

Wichita State maintained its momentum into singles, winning three consecutive matches in straight sets to complete the 4-0 victory. Trifnovic beat Ware 6-0, 6-4 at No. 4 singles and Poulsen fell 6-4, 6-3 in her matchup at No. 3. In second singles, Miclat dropped her matchup 7-5, 6-1. 

The Cougars continue play Friday against the University of Missouri at 12 p.m. CST. Live stats will be available

#32 Wichita State 4, BYU 0

Singles competition

1. Mayci Jones (BYU) vs. Gabriela Porubin (WSU): unfinished

2. Julia Schiller (WSU) def. Toby Miclat (BYU) 7-5, 6-1

3. Giulia Guidetti def. Nicolette Poulsen (BYU) 6-4, 6-3

4. Aleksandra Trifnovic (WSU) def. Savannah Ware (BYU) 6-0, 6-4

5. Natella Nabieva (BYU) vs. Abby Stevens: unfinished

6. Taylah Beckman (BYU) vs. Tanaporn Thongsing: unfinished

Doubles competition

1. Mayci Jones/Toby Miclat (BYU) def. Gabriella Porubin/Julia Schiller (WSU) 6-3

2. Aleksandra Trifnovic/Rebecca Pedrazzi (WSU) def. Taylah Beckman/Nicolette Poulsen (BYU) 6-1 

3. Giulia Guidetti/Luca Pump (WSU) def. Natella Nabieva/Savannah Ware (BYU) 7-5

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