Cougars Lose Close One To SMU

PROVO -- The BYU women's tennis had their three match winning streak come to an end on Friday night when No. 63 ranked Southern Methodist defeated the Cougars, 4-3.

BYU, No. 39 in the nation, started out strong by winning the doubles point. Jodi Richardson and Brooke Ferney defeated Megan Russell and Chrissie Terrill, 8-5, and Lu Oswald and Lindsay Ferrell defeated Dee Dee Herring adn Siayareh Rambly, 8-7.

The Mustangs came back by defeating BYU's top two players in singles. Richardson and Ferney both lost in singles play. Herring defeated Richardson, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, and Russell defeated Ferney, 6-2, 6-3.

BYU's Dominique Reynolds and Oswald were the Cougars' only winners in singles play. Reynolds defeated Patricia Ubeda Diaz, 6-4, 6-2, and Oswald defeated Terrill, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2). The tennis team continues its Texas road trip when they play Rice University on Saturday.



Dee Dee Herring def. Jodi Richardson 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 SMU

Megan Russell def. Brooke Ferney 6-2, 6-3 SMU

Dominique Reynolds def. P. Ubeda Diaz 6-4, 6-2 BYU

Lu Oswald def. Chrissie Terrill 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) BYU

Kit Carson def. Lindsay Ferrell 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 SMU

Nadia Vaughan def. Elyse Jensen 6-4, 6-4 SMU


Richardson/Ferney def. Russell/Terrill 8-5 BYU

Oswald/Ferrell def. Herring/Rambly 8-7 BYU

Ubeda-Diaz/Swaney def. Reynolds