Cougars open season in Memphis

Freshman Callie Craig and captain Megan Price lead the Cougars with eight wins each from fall play. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

MEMPHIS -- With five new recruits and one ranked doubles duo, the BYU women’s tennis team will start off the spring season with competition against three schools at the Memphis Winter Invitational Thursday through Saturday.

The Cougars open the season ranked No. 73 in the nation and will compete against No. 18 Ole Miss, Missouri and Memphis.

BYU had a positive fall season, with freshman Callie Craig taking the BYU Invitational singles title and doubles title with team captain Megan Price. Price and Craig lead the Cougars in singles, each with an 8-4 record, and in doubles with a 9-2 record. The duo is joined by senior Elle Carney boasting an 8-5 record.

Singles play starts Thursday at 6 p.m. MT with match against Memphis. Friday, the Cougars will take on Missouri in doubles at 7 a.m. and Ole Miss in singles at 10 a.m. The Cougars’ final matches will take place Saturday with doubles matches against Ole Miss at 10 a.m. and Memphis at 3 p.m.