PROVO -- The BYU men's tennis team defeated the Universtiy of Idaho, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts. The victory is the third straight 7-0 victory for the Cougars.
The Cougars, 3-4 on the season, won all three doubles matches to earn the doubles point, including an 8-0 win by Carlos Lozano and Gert Vilms over Idaho's Amod Wakalkar and Brock Berry.
"It was a good team effort," said BYU coach Jim Osborne. "All eight players were able to contribute in the match today."
In singles, Vilms played in the No. 1 spot and defeated Eddie Brisbois, 7-6 (2), 6-3. Michael Geysens played the No. 3 spot, winning 6-0. 6-3, and Matt Stohl played at the No. 4 spot, winning 6-1, 6-1.
The Cougars will have a week off before they are in action again against Montana State in Provo on March 3 at 2 p.m.
BYU 7 Idaho 0
#1 Gert Vilms def. Eddie Brisbois 7-6 (2), 6-3 BYU
#2 Carlos Lozano def. Amod Wakalkar 6-2, 6-4 BYU
#3 Michael Geysens def. Stephen De Silva 6-0, 6-3 BYU
#4 Matt Stohl def. Chris Faulman 6-1, 6-1 BYU
#5 Eric Nyman def. Fred von Sydow 6-0, 6-1 BYU
#6 Jeff Olsen def. Brad Lum-Tucker 4-6, 6-4, (4-9) BYU
#1 Vilms/Lozano def. Wakalkar/Berry 8-0 BYU
#2 Harbach/Rudjuk def. Brisbois/De Silva 8-3 BYU
#3 Nyman/Geysens def. Faulman/Lum-Tucker 8-4 BYU
The BYU men's tennis team will host the University of Idaho on Satuday at 2 p.m. in the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts.
The Cougars were scheduled to host Weber State on Wednesday, but due to scheduling problems, the Wildcats were forced to cancel the trip to Provo.
Lozano played in the No. 1 spot last week against Idaho State, when BYU defeated the Bengals 7-0. Lozano won in the top spot, 7-5, 6-3. Lozano and Vilms also won in the No. 1 doubles spot against Stoica and Swan, 8-1.
The Cougars are 2-4 in duals action, after winning their last matches. Lozano and Vilms are 3-2 in doubles, including a victory over the then No. 8 ranked doubles team of Moore and Rainey from the University of Southern California.