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Trevor Rich | Posted: 27 Jan 2023 | Updated: 28 Jan 2023
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BYU opens season with 7-0 victory over Weber State

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Emilee Astle

OGDEN, Utah – BYU women's tennis opened the 2023 season with a 7-0 road victory over Weber State Friday. The Cougars quickly secured the doubles point before sweeping the singles matches.

Doubles

  1. Astle/Huang (BYU) def. Morett/Davies 6-3
  2. Li/Moore (BYU) def. Ferreira/Semenik 6-3
  3. Dunyon/Wheatley (BYU) def. Lombardi/Lolofie 7-5

      Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Astle and Huang started the match off strong for BYU at no. 1 doubles and continued where they left off from the fall season winning 6-3, helping clinch the doubles point. 

Li and Moore at no. 2 doubles got the Cougars' first doubles win of the day/season, winning 6-3. 

Dunyon and Wheatley at no. 3 doubles helped complete the doubles sweep for BYU, winning 7-5 in a tight match. 

Singles

  1. Bobo Huang (BYU) def. Ana Morett 6-2, 6-2
  2. Emilee Astle (BYU) def. Megan Lombardi 7-5, 7-6, (8-0)
  3. Jacque Dunyon (BYU) def. Megan Davies 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
  4. Tina Li (BYU) def. Kenadee Semenik 7-5, 6-2
  5. Kara Wheatley(BYU) def. Dylan Lolofie 6-2, 6-0
  6. Emmie Moore (BYU) def. Cindy Ping An 6-2, 6-3

      Order of finish: 5, 1, 4, 2, 6, 3

Just as the Cougars went undefeated in doubles play, they did the same in singles. 

Huang at no. 1 defeated Morett in two sets (6-2, 6-2). 

Astle at no. 2 defeated Lombardi in two sets after a second-set tiebreak (7-5, 7-6, (8-0). 

It took Dunyon (no. 3) three sets to defeat Davies (7-5, 1-6, 6-3) after falling in the second. 

Li in her first collegiate dual match (no. 4) defeated Semenik 7-5, 6-2. 

Wheatley at no. 5 defeated Lolofie in two sets 6-2, 6-0. 

Moore in her first collegiate dual match (no. 6) defeated Ping An 6-2, 6-3. 

The Cougars return to action next week on Saturday, Feb. 4 against Washington State. The home match will begin at 12:00 p.m. MST.

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Trevor Rich | Posted: 24 Jan 2023 | Updated: 28 Jan 2023
Trevor Rich

Cougars open season at Weber State on Friday

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Up Next Weber State

PROVO, Utah – BYU women's tennis will begin the 2023 season Friday, Jan. 27 at 12:00 p.m. MST at Weber State. The Cougars return eight players from last season and will also feature two new roster additions.

The match will be played at the Ogden Athletic Club.

BYU Notes

  • The Cougars went 11-15 last season, including 4-10 on the road. 
  • Head coach Holly Hasler is 45-37 at BYU ahead of her fifth season. She is assisted by Gabby Curtis, who is in her second season.
  • BYU will be beginning its final season in the WCC.

Weber State Notes

  • The Wildcats went 14-9 last season, including 6-1 at home. 
  • 2022 Big Sky Champions
  • Head coach RuthAnn Allen is 30-24 overall at Weber State and in 2022 was named the Big Sky Coach of the Year.

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 15-0
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 6-0 on Feb. 11, 2022 in Provo

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