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Netters Start Conference Play with Doubleheader

Desiree Tran put up one of the Cougars' three singles points in Saturday's win against Oregon. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah -- Starting off conference play with a doubleheader, the BYU women’s tennis team takes on No. 65 TCU and New Mexico Friday and Saturday, respectively, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Saturday the Cougars (5-7) defeated No. 63 Oregon 4-1. Prior to the match, the team took a two-week break.

Freshman Callie Craig of Orem, Utah, heads the Cougars in singles with a 17-10 record. Craig and Megan Price team up to lead in doubles, going 17-7 on the season.

For the Horned Frogs, Frederica Denti and Katariina Tuohimaa compiled a 12-6 doubles record so far. Gaby Mastromarino is 7-2 in singles after four consecutive wins.

New Mexico’s Anya Villanueva established an 11-3 record in non-conference play, putting her at the top of the Lobos in singles. With Ashley Bonner, Villanueva also leads in doubles with an 8-5 record.

The TCU match will start at 2 p.m. Friday and the New Mexico match at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Cougars’ next home match is against Air Force April 7 at noon.