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mwood | Posted: 2 Apr 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 66 BYU drops first WCC match to No. 32 San Diego


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SAN DIEGO—For the first time in the 2016 season, the No. 66 BYU men’s tennis team lost in West Coast Conference play, losing to No. 32 San Diego 4-0 on Saturday.

BYU (14-5, 3-1 WCC) went down early by dropping the doubles point. John Pearce and Jacob Sullivan won the only match of the day for the Cougars, defeating the Toreros team of Filip Vittek and Jaan Kononov 6-2. Keaton Cullimore and Aidan Carrazedo lost 3-6 to the San Diego doubles team of Romain Kalaydijan and Alexandros Araouzos, and Cougars Jeremy Bourgeois and Andrey Goryachkov fell 4-6 to Jordan Angus and Joshua Page, which secured a 1-0 lead for the Toreros.

San Diego (15-7, 3-0 WCC) kept its momentum going during singles play. Vittek defeated Pearce in the No. 2 singles spot, 6-3, 6-3, to earn the second doubles point for the Toreros. JD Malan lost to Araouzos in straight sets, 4-6, 3-6, to give San Diego a 3-0 advantage. Kalaydijan sealed the sweep for the Toreros by defeating Sullivan in the No. 4 singles spot, 7-5, 6-1.

Cullimore's, Goryachkov's and Bourgeois’s matches were all suspended once San Diego had clinched the match.

The Cougars will continue their WCC road play next weekend. They will play at Santa Clara on Friday at 12 p.m. PDT and at San Francisco on Saturday at 1 p.m. PDT. 

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mwood | Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 66 Cougars back in WCC action Saturday


PROVO, Utah — After splitting last weekend’s matches against Idaho and Utah State, the No. 66 BYU men’s tennis team looks to rebound at West Coast Conference opponent No. 32 San Diego this Saturday.

The Cougars will play San Diego at the Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center at 1:00 p.m. PDT on Saturday.

BYU (14-4, 3-0 WCC) currently sits in first place in the WCC rankings. The Cougars have beaten WCC opponents Portland, Gonzaga and LMU earlier this year.

San Diego (14-7, 2-0 WCC) is coming off of 4-0 sweeps at home this weekend against Portland and Marquette. The Toreros have two players ranked for singles, No. 39 Uros Petronijevic and No. 79 Jordan Angus, and also have the No. 70 doubles team in the nation with Petronijevic and Filip Vittek.

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