Cougars get set for Cal Invitational

The Cougars head to Berkeley, Calif., to participate in the Cal Nike Invitational. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- After a triumphant finish in the BYU Invitational, the women’s tennis team will head to Berkeley, Calif., to participate in the Cal Nike Invitational Friday.

Freshman Callie Craig took the singles title for the BYU Invitational, as well as snagging the doubles title with teammate Megan Price. The invitational was Craig’s first tournament as a collegiate athlete.

Cougars Elle Carney, Price and Aubrey Paul reached the quarterfinals of the tournament in singles. Carney and Elizaveta Ezhova also made it to the quarterfinals in doubles.

The tournament runs Friday to Sunday, but the Cougars will not participate in Sunday play due to BYU’s policy of not playing on Sunday. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday.

In he Cougars will face opponents from Arizona State, Arizona, California, Long Beach State, Minnesota, Nevada, Pacific, Sacramento State, San Jose State and USC, as well as future West Coast Conference opponents Santa Clara University and St. Mary’s College.