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.
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.
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
1. Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Desiree Tran
(BYU)4-6, 6-2, 10-6