Semifinal Round of the MWC Championships - BYU Over UNLV 4-0

SAN DIEGO -- For its second consecutive season, the 22nd-ranked BYU women's tennis team (21-5, 8-1) advances to the championship round of the Mountain West Conference tournament after posting a strong 4-0 win over UNLV today in the semifinal round.

The Cougars won the doubles point as Barbora Zahnova and Sofia Holden defeated UNLV's Angeiszka Abram and Anne Claire Ortiz-Luiz at the No. 1 doubles spot and Olga Boulytcheva and Lu Oswald controlled their rebel opponents posting an 8-1 win to clinch the point for BYU.

In singles play, Zahnova, Rebecca Pike and Hadley MacFarlane each earned wins for the Cougars sealing the match at a 4-0 win.

The BYU women will take on the ladies of New Mexico in the final round of the championship Saturday at Noon in the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.



Zahnova/Holden (BYU) def. Abram/Claire Ortiz-Luis (UNLV) 8-2

Zsiros/Smith (UNLV) def. Macfarlane/Jones (BYU) 8-4

Boulytcheva/Oswald (BYU) def. Treber/Constanti (UNLV) 8-1


No. 1 - Barbora Zahnova (BYU) def. Gyorgyi Zsiros (UNLV) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 - Sofia Holden (BYU) vs. Agnieszka Abram (UNLV) 6-1, 3-3, DNF

No. 3 - Anne Claire Ortiz-Luis (UNLV) vs. Lauren Jones (BYU) 6-3, 4-5, DNF

No. 4 - Olga Boulytcheva (BYU) vs. Cindy Treber (UNLV) 7-5, 1-4, DNF

No. 5 - Rebecca Pike (BYU) def. Claire Smith (UNLV) 6-3, 6-4

No. 6 - Hadley Macfarlane (BYU) def. Mery Constanti (UNLV) 6-1, 6-1