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Netters Hit Hawai'i For Doubleheader

Desiree Tran, the Cougars' newest player, made her debut at BYU's home match against No. 23 Washington. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- After a tough weekend at home, the No. 73 BYU women’s tennis team is ready to bounce back with a weekend doubleheader in Honolulu.

Thursday, the Cougars (0-1) will face future West Coast Conference opponent the University of San Francisco (1-0) at 2 p.m. MT. USF swept its home opener against Cal. State Bakerfield.

To finish off the competition, Cougars will face host Hawai’i (0-1) Saturday at 5 p.m. MT. Hawai’i lost its first match of the season 1-6 to No. 7 Duke.

In last Saturday’s match, BYU’s Elizaveta Ezhova went undefeated, with a win against No. 23 Washington’s Lina Xu in singles (6-3, 6-3) and an 8-5 doubles win with Elle Carney against Andjela Nemcevic and Samantha Smith.

Freshman Callie Craig leads the Cougars in singles, with an 11-5 record, followed by team captain Megan Price with a 10-6 record. In doubles, Craig and Price team up to dominate with an 11-3 record.

The Cougars’ will be home next weekend with another doubleheader, playing Washington State Friday and Boise State Saturday.