Top Seeded Cougars Blank Wyoming In First Round MWC Tourney Action.

FT. COLLINS -- Top-seeded BYU defeated seventh-seeded Wyoming, 5-0 in the first round of the 2001 Mountain West Conference Women's Tennis Championships at the CSU Tennis Courts, Thursday.

The 31st-ranked Cougars captured the doubles point with 8-2 wins at the number one and two doubles positions and then went on to pick up wins in four of the six singles matches to ensure the victory over the Cowgirls. BYU swept each of the singles matches in straight set wins. The Cougars No. 39-ranked player, Jodi Richardson playing at the number one singles spot, beat Wyoming's Jenny Bowman, 6-0, 6-0.

The win improves BYU's record to a 13-8 overall and remain unbeaten in the conference at 8-0. The Cougars face fourth-seeded New Mexico Friday at 10:00 a.m. on the CSU tennis courts.

-Agate-(1) BYU 5, (8) Wyoming 0


1. Jodi Richardson (BYU) def. Jenny Bowman (WYO) 6-0, 6-0

2. Dominique Reynolds (BYU) def. Angela Dossetor (WYO) 6-0, 6-1

3. Lu Oswald (BYU) def. Sofi Espinosa (WYO) 6-1, 6-1

4. Brooke Ferney (BYU) vs. Toni Terhaar (WYO) 6-4, 1-0, DNF

5. Liza Khoudoirova (BYU) vs. Jennifer Hancock (WYO) 6-2, 3-1, DNF

6. Lindsey Ferrell (BYU) def. Yuliani Santi (WYO) 6-2, 6-0


1. Richardon/Ferney (BYU) def. Bowman/Dossetor (WYO) 8-2

2. Reynolds/Khoudoiarova (BYU) def. Espinosa/Santi (WYO) 8-2

3. Oswald/Ferrell (BYU) vs. Terhaar/Hancock (WYO) DNF