Love in Las Vegas
LAS -- The No. 14 BYU wome's tennis team slammed
No. 51 UNLV in Las Vegas today 7-0, putting an end to the Rebels' seven
match winning streak.
The Cougars won two of the three doubles matches winning the doubles
point and taking the early lead. BYU saw wins from Cougar duos Barbora
Zahnova and Hadley Macfarlane, Rebecca Pike and Olga Boulytcheva.
BYU went six for six in singles, blanking the Rebels on every court. At
No. 1 singles spot, Zahnova posted a 6-4, 6-1 score to defeat Gyorgyi
Zsiros in straight sets. At the No. 2 position Sofia Holdan ran Agnieszka
Abram off the court in two sets as well, while teammate Lauren Jones had
to push her opponent to three sets, coming out on top in the tiebreaker.
Olga Boulytcheva, Rebecca Pike and Hadley Macfarlane also had key wins to
lead the Cougars to their 14th win of the season. Pike also overpowered
her opponent in a three-set match in the tiebreaker.
"The girls all fought so hard today," head coach Craig Manning said.
"They knew this would be a tough match, but they all put all they had
into it really showed."
BYU 7, UNLV 0
Zahnova/Holden (BYU) def. Abram/Ortiz-Luis (UNLV) 8-4
Zsiros/Smith (UNLV) def. MacFarlane/Oswald (BYU) 8-2
Pike/Boulytcheva (BYU) def. Treber/Constanti (UNLV) 8-4
BYU wins the doubles point
Barbora Zahnova (BYU) def. Gyorgyi Zsiros (UNLV) 6-4, 6-1
Sofia Holden (BYU) def. Agnieszka Abram (UNLV) 6-2, 6-1
Lauren Jones (BYU) def. Anne Claire Ortiz-Luis (UNLV) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6
Olga Boulytcheva (BYU) def. Cindy Treber (UNLV) 7-6, 7-5
Rebecca Pike (BYU) def. Claire Smith (UNLV) 4-6, 6-3, 10-8
Hadley Macfarlane (BYU) def. Merv Constanti (UNLV) 6-4, 6-1
BYU women's tennis head coach Holly Hasler announced the signing of transfer Kendall Kovick on Thursday.