Road loss for the Cougars

Junior Aubrey Paul competed at the No. 2 doubles position for the Cougars Friday, teaming up with freshman Morgan Anderson for the first time this spring. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The BYU women’s tennis team suffered a 7-0 loss to No. 23 Texas A&M Thursday in its first of three matches in Texas.

In doubles, Texas A&M (7-1) took all the matches. On Court 1, Aggies Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar and Wen Sun defeated BYU senior Megan Price and freshman Meghan Sheehan-Dizon, 8-4. Freshman Morgan Anderson teamed up with junior Aubrey Paul for the first time this spring for BYU (2-6). The duo fell on Court 2, 8-3, while sophomore Desiree Tran and freshman Lisa Waldron dropped their match by the same score.

Sanchez-Quintanar, ranked No. 4 in singles in the nation, made quick of BYU’s Price, 6-1, 6-0, on Court 2 for the Aggies first singles win. Waldron dropped her match to Sheri Olivier on Court 6, 6-1, 6-2. Texas A&M secured the match win when No. 86 Sun topped Anderson, 6-1, 6-4, at the No. 3 singles position.

The Aggies completed the sweep with wins on courts 5, 4 and 1.

The Cougars continue match play in Texas, taking on No. 47 Rice University Friday at 11 a.m. and SMU Saturday at 3 p.m.

 

No. 23 Texas A&M - 7
BYU - 0


Singles

1. (#114) Nazari Urbina (TAMU) def. Desiree Tran (BYU), 6-1, 7-5
2. (#4) Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar (TAMU) def. Megan Price (BYU), 6-1, 6-0
3. (#86) Wen Sun (TAMU) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU), 6-1, 6-4
4. Lauren Santacroce (TAMU) def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU), 2-6, 6-1, 6-2
5. Janine Erasmus (TAMU) def. Aubrey Paul (BYU), 6-4, 6-0
6. Sheri Olivier (TAMU) def. Lisa Waldron (BYU), 6-1, 6-2
Order of finish: 2, 6, 3, 5, 4, 1


Doubles

1. Sanchez-Quintanar/Sun (TAMU) def. Price/Sheehan-Dizon (BYU), 8-4
2. Cuthbertson/Urbina (TAMU) def. Anderson/Paul (BYU), 8-3
3. Sheri Olivier/Santacroce (TAMU) def. Tran/Waldron (BYU), 8-3
Order of finish: 1, 3, 2
 

Match Notes:
Texas A&M (7-1); National Ranking #23
BYU (2-6)