Cougars win doubles at Utah Intercollegiates

SALT LAKE CITY -- The BYU men’s tennis team wrapped up competition, taking the doubles title against Utah at the Utah Intercollegiates Saturday.
 
"Despite some bright spots, this tournament underscored what the coaching staff already knew," head coach Brad Pearce said. "We have to get better as individuals and as a team. Our dedication to improvement needs to take on a whole new level of urgency starting on Monday."
 
Junior Francis Sargeant and sophomore Andrey Goryachkov defeated Utah’s Slim Hamza and Devin Lane, 8-6. 
 
Following the doubles title match, Sargeant faced Utah’s Hamza for the singles title. He lost 6-4, 6-4.
 
The Cougars are in action at the end of the month when they head to California for the 57th Southern California Intercollegiate Championships Oct. 30 - Nov. 2.
 
DOUBLES
Group A
Sargeant/Goryachokov (BYU) def. Hamza/Lane (UU) 8-6
Lee/Willems (UU) def. Sullivan/Galli (BYU) 8-3
Group B
Good/Smith (WSU) def. Rae/Canales (BYU) 8-6
Tasevac/Medinilla (UU) def. Pearce/Bourgeois (BYU) 8-7(4)
 
SINGLES
Red Draw
Hamza, Slim (UU) def. Sargeant, Francis (BYU) 6-4, 6-4
Tasevac, Ben (UU) def. Goryahckov, Andrey (BYU) 6-3, 7-6(3)
 
White Draw
Bourgeois, Jeremy (BYU) def. Rae, Nikki (BYU) W.O.
 
Black Draw
Canales, Juan (BYU) def. Poitena, Caio (WSU) 6-3, 6-7(8), 7-5