Cougars drop match against No. 55 Denver

Senior Andie Young, along with Aubrey Paul, helped earn the doubles point for BYU with an 8-4 victory. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU)

EUGENE, Ore. - In its second match in two days, the BYU women’s tennis team lost to No. 55 Denver 6-1 on Saturday.

The Cougars (5-4) started the match strong, winning the doubles point. Playing for the first time together, sisters Desiree Tran and Nicolette Tran topped Emma Isberg and Mandy van den Eerenbeemt 8-6.
BYU secured the point when seniors Aubrey Paul and Andie Young defeated Caroline Schnell and Charlotte Derbyshire 8-4 on Court 3.
But in singles play, Denver (7-2) swept the competition. On Court 1, Desiree Tran forced Sophia Bergner to three sets but failed to come out on top.
Nicolette Tran fell to van den Eerenbeemt 6-1, 6-1 on Court 4 in just her second singles match of the season.
The Cougars travel to Hawaii next week to face BYU-Hawaii on Thursday and Hawaii on Saturday.
Doubles
1. Bergner/Rath (DEN) def. Sheehan-Dizon/Anderson 8-4
2. D. Tran/N. Tran (BYU) def. Isberg/ van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) 8-6
3. Paul/Young (BYU) def. Schnell/Derbyshire (DEN) 8-4
Singles
1. Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Desiree Tran (BYU)4-6, 6-2, 10-6
2. Caroline Schnell (DEN) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-3, 6-2
3.Emma  Isberg (DEN) def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Nicolette Tran (BYU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Kathryn Hughes (DEN) def. Mackenna Maddox (BYU) 6-3, 7-5
6. Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Aubrey Paul (BYU) 6-3, 6-0