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Cougars Edge Southern Miss In Boise, 4-3

BOISE -- Splitting the singles matches with three wins each, the BYU men's tennis team took the doubles point to defeat Southern Mississippi, 4-3, on Friday night at Boise State.

BYU's Gert Vilms won at the No. 1 spot, defeating Miikka Kangas, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. Both Jeff Harbach and Eric Nyman won at the No. 5 and No. 6 spots in straight sets. Harbach defeated Uwe Gneiting, 7-6, 6-2, and Nyman defeated Mathias Werren, 6-4, 6-3.

In doubles, Vilms and Lozano defeated Kangas and Homedes, 8-3. Harbach and Olsen also won, 8-5. BYU will play again in Boise on Saturday against Drake University at 2 p.m.

RESULTS: 

BYU 4 Southern Miss 3

Singles:

#1 Gert Vilms def. Miikka Kangas 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 BYU

#2 Daniel Homedes def. Carlos Lozano 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 USM

#3 David Jansson def. Michael Geysens 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 USM

#4 Konsta Finnilla def. Anton Rudjuk 6-1, 6-2 USM

#5 Jeff HArbach def. Uwe Gneiting 7-6 (1), 6-2 BYU

#6 Eric Nyman def. Mathias Werren 6-4, 6-3 BYU

Doubles:

#1 Vilms/Lozano def. Kangas/Homedes 8-3 BYU

#2 Harbach/Olsen def. Werren/Lacteret 8-5 BYU

#3 Finnilla/Jansson def. Nyman/Stohl 8-6 USM