BYU tennis hosts league opponents No. 50 LMU, Pepperdine


PROVO, Utah – BYU men’s tennis will conclude regular-season play this week hosting two West Coast Conference opponents—No. 50 Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine.

The Cougars play Loyola Marymount on Friday, Apr. 13, at 1 p.m. MST and Pepperdine on Saturday, Apr. 14, at 12 p.m. MST at the Outdoor Tennis Courts, weather permitting. Links to live stats are available on the men’s schedule page.

BYU (16-6, 5-2 WCC) is coming off a full weekend which consisted of three league matches. The Cougars defeated Saint Mary’s and San Francisco before falling in a close 4-3 match to Santa Clara on Saturday.

Sophomore Sam Tullis led the team with three wins after moving up to the No. 3 slot. All of Cougars in the lineup contributed singles wins this past weekend.

Senior John Pearce is nearing the end of his BYU tennis career and will be recognized at Saturday’s match between doubles and singles. Pearce has been on the team all four years and has an overall 63-41 singles record and 58-38 doubles record.

No. 50 Loyola Marymount
The Lions (15-2, 5-0 WCC) are coming off two sweeps against league opponents Gonzaga and Portland this past weekend. Loyola Marymount has only lost to No. 6 UCLA and No. 37 Arizona State this season.

BYU lost to Loyola Marymount 4-3 last year and are split 3-all in wins over the last six years.

The Waves (6-13, 2-3 WCC) lost to Portland on Friday before sweeping Gonzaga and UC Riverside on Saturday and Sunday. BYU has won one of the last three matchups against Pepperdine. 

Admission to the matches is free to the public. Pizza and prizes will be provided for the fans.

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