Netters top Boise State, 5-2

Meghan Sheehan-Dizon secured BYU's 5-2 win over Boise State with her 6-2, 7-5 win on Court 4. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

BOISE – The BYU women’s tennis team topped regional opponent Boise State, 5-2, Saturday at the Appleton Tennis Center.

“We came out strong today and ready to play,” BYU coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “Boise is a great time and it was a great win today, especially playing on their home court.”

The Cougars (4-8) took the doubles point with two matches. Senior Megan Price and sophomore Desiree Tran took down Marlena and Manuela Pietzuch 8-4 at the No. 1 position. Soon after, juniors Aubrey Paul and Andie Young defeated Sonia Klamczynska and Kaitlyn Brown 8-4. The Broncos (6-5) took the last match, edging out an 8-6 win on Court 2 over freshmen Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and Morgan Anderson.

BYU won four straight matches in singles competition, capturing the match win. Paul came off the court first for the Cougars, defeating Morgan Basil 6-2, 6-1 Court 5 before Waldron took a 7-6(4), 6-0 decision over her Court 6 opponent.

Sheehan-Dizon earned BYU its fourth point, securing the Cougar win. Playing at the No. 4 position, Sheehan-Dizon topped Manuela Pietzuch, 6-3, 7-5. Price extended the margin of victory, defeating Sandy Vo in straight sets on Court 3.

The Broncos won the last two matches. Tran pushed her Court 1 opponent to three sets before falling 6-3, 4-6, 10-4. Anderson fell 7-5, 7-6(7) to Klamcyznska on Court 2.

The Cougars wrap up their eight-match road trip March 17 when they take on instate rival University of Utah at the Eccles Tennis Center. 

 

 

Boise State – 2
BYU – 5
 

Singles
1. Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) def. Tran (BYU), 6-3, 4-6, 10-4
2. Sonia Klamczynska (BSU) def. Anderson (BYU), 7-5, 7-6 (7)
3. Price (BYU) def. Sandy Vo (BSU), 7-6 (5), 6-3
4. Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) def. Manuela Pietzuch (BSU), 6-2, 7-5
5. Paul (BYU) def. Morgan Basil (BSU), 6-2, 6-1
6. Waldron (BYU) def. Kaitlyn Brown (BSU), 7-6 (4), 6-0
Order of Finish: 5, 6, 4, 3, 1, 2
 

Doubles
1. Price/Tran (BYU) def. Pietzuch/Pietzuch (BSU), 8-4
2. Basil/Vo (BSU) def. Sheehan-Dizon/Anderson (BYU), 8-6
3. Paul/Young (BYU) def. Klamczynska/Brown (BSU), 8-4
Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1