BYU Falls in Conference Road Match


MALIBU, Calif. - Playing on the road in its last two matches of the regular season, the BYU women's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Loyola Marymount University Friday. 

The Cougars (7-13, 3-3 WCC) grabbed a doubles win and singles win against the Lions (7-13, 4-3 WCC). Senior Megan Price and freshman Meghan Sheehan-Dizon edged out Ashley Anderson and Miya Jin on Court 1, 8-6. In singles, Price posted a 7-5, 7-5 decision on Court 4 over Jin.

LMU grabbed the doubles point with 8-3 and 8-1 wins against freshman Morgan Anderson and sophomore Desiree Tran, and junior Aubrey Paul and freshman Lisa Waldron, respectively. 

The Lions won five straight singles matches before Price scored the lone Cougar point to end the match. Playing on Court 3, Elisaveta Pironkova secured the match win for LMU, taking a 6-4, 6-2 decision over Sheehan-Dizon.

BYU concludes regular season play Saturday at Pepperdine at 11 a.m. PDT. The West Coast Conference tournament begins April 25 in San Diego. 


BYU - 1
LMU - 6

Singles competition
1. April Bisharat (LMU) def. Desiree Tran (BYU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Claudia Razzeto (LMU) def. Morgan Anderson (BYU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Elisaveta Pironkova (LMU) def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Megan Price (BYU) def. Miya Jin (LMU) 7-5, 7-5
5. Reka Rohonyi (LMU) def. Aubrey Paul (BYU) 7-6, 6-1
6. Ashley Anderson (LMU) def. Lisa Waldron (BYU) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Megan Price/Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) def. Ashley Anderson/Miya Jin (LMU) 8-6
2. Elisaveta Pironkova/Reka Rohonyi (LMU) def. Morgan Anderson/Desiree Tran (BYU) 8-3
3. April Bisharat/Claudia Razzeto (LMU) def. Aubrey Paul/Lisa Waldron (BYU) 8-1

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (1,6,3,2,5,4)