PROVO -- For the second straight night, the BYU men's tennis team quickly dispatched an opponent, this time defeating the University of Portland 5-2 on Saturday. With the win the Cougars improve their record to 4-5.
BYU continues to dominate in doubles play, as the Cougars swept all three matches from the Pilots, in taking the doubles point. The No. 1 pairing of Carlos Lozano and Gert Vilms set the tone by defeating Travis Parrott and Peter Malacek 8-4. Jeff Harbach and Jeff Olsen took the No. 2 doubles match 8-5, before Nic Losee and Erik Nyman rolled to a perfect 8-0 win.
The Pilots tied the match at 1-1 after a decisive 6-0, 6-0 win by Parrot over Lozano. BYU bounced back, though, with consecutive straight set victories by Nyman, Losee and Anton Rudjuk to clinch the match.
The Cougars will seek to complete a perfect homestand with a match against the University of Denver, March 9. Play is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. (MST)
No. 1 Vilms/Lozano (BYU) def. Parrott/Malacek (UP) 8-4
No. 2 Jeff Harbach/Jeff Olsen (BYU) def. Borchard/Tostenrude (UP) 8-5
No. 3 Nyman/Losee (BYU) def. Garrison/Straub (UP) 8-0
BYU WINS DOUBLES POINT
No. 1 Travis Parrott (UP) def. Carlos Lozano (BYU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 Erik Nyman (BYU) def. Peter Malacek (UP) 6-3, 6-4
No. 3 Nic Losee (BYU) def. Nick Tostenrude (UP) 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 Anton Rudjuk (BYU) def. Quinn Borchard (UP) 6-4, 7-6
No. 5 Spencer Straub (UP) def. Jose Luis Lechuga (BYU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
No. 6 Jeff Olsen (BYU) def. Ty Garrison (UP) 6-4, 6-2
BYU WINS MATCH 7-0 Cougs Shut Out Aggies In Men's Tennis