wweekes | Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU hosts No. 72 Santa Clara and No. 33 Saint Mary's

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PROVO, Utah – The BYU women’s tennis team welcomes No. 74 Santa Clara and No. 33 Saint Mary’s to the BYU tennis courts for the last home matches of the season.

The Cougars (5-10, 1-1 WCC) host Santa Clara Tuesday at 11 a.m. MDT and Saint Mary’s Friday at noon MDT. Both matches will be played at the BYU Outdoor Tennis Courts. Admission is free.

BYU is coming off its first West Coast Conference win, topping the University of San Francisco, 4-3, Saturday at home.

Freshman Meghan Sheehan-Dizon extended her spring record to a team-best 10-5 after winning her fourth consecutive match. Playing at the No. 1 position for the Cougars, sophomore Desiree Tran is on a three-match winning streak. 

No. 74 Santa Clara (7-4, 1-0 WCC) dropped its last match, 6-1, to Cal Poly on March. 12. The Broncos challenge Utah State Monday before traveling to Provo. No. 38 Katie Le represents Santa Clara in the national ITA singles polls.

No. 33 Saint Mary’s (10-5, 3-0 WCC) is undefeated in conference play, with wins over San Francisco, Gonzaga and Portland. The Gaels have one ranked player in No. 88 Jenny Jullien.

The Cougars hit the road to finish the season, with matches next weekend against Gonzaga and Portland before taking on LMU and Pepperdine April 20 and April 21, respectively. 

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