Dons down Cougars 4-2

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey)

SAN FRANCISCO - Two days after its first conference win, the BYU women’s tennis team fell to San Francisco 4-2 at Golden Gate Park.

The Dons (8-5, 1-2 West Coast Conference) picked up the doubles point with wins at the No. 1 and 3 positions.

In singles play, BYU’s (7-6, 1-1 WCC) freshman Nicolette Tran earned a point for the Cougars as she topped Marina Nikolic 6-2, 6-4 on court 4. Senior Aubrey Paul added the second point for BYU on court 6 over Yurie Hashiguhci 6-2, 6-4.

At the No. 1 position, junior Desiree Tran lost to No. 76 Andrea Ka 6-0, 6-2. The Dons also won at the No. 2 and 5 positions.

The Cougars play their third match of the week at noon PDT Saturday against Santa Clara.

 

Doubles

1. Ka/Holmberg (USF) def. Sheehan-Dizon/N.Tran (BYU) 8-6

2. Hadzi-Tanovic/Hashiguchi (USF) vs. Anderson/Maddox (BYU) DNF

3. Irish/Nikolic (USF) def. D.Tran/Paul (BYU) 8-3

Order of finish: 1, 3

Singles

1. #76 Andrea Ka (USF) def. Desiree Tran (BYU) 6-0, 6-2

2. Sofia Holmberg (USF) def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 6-2, 6-3

3. Milica Hadzi-Tanovic (USF) vs. Morgan Anderson (BYU) DNF

4. Nicolette Tran (BYU) def. Marina Nikolic (USF) 6-2, 6-4

5. Brooke Irish (USF) def. Mackenna Maddox (BYU) 6-1, 6-3

6. Aubrey Paul (BYU) def. Yurie Hashiguchi (USF) 6-2, 6-4

Order of finish: 1, 5, 6, 4, 2