mperry | Posted: 9 Jan 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU Men’s Tennis 2013-14 Season Preview

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PROVO, Utah--After a third trip to the NCAA tournament in the last four years, the No. 45 BYU men’s tennis team looks to make it back to the postseason by maintaining a national ranking and taking the top spot in the West Coast Conference.
  • The Cougars earned a 21-7 (7-1 WCC) record in 2013. BYU advanced past Loyola Marymount and San Diego in the first two rounds of the WCC tournament prior to suffering a close loss to Pepperdine in the championship.
  • With a No. 45 national ranking to begin the 2014 season, BYU has been ranked 17 consecutive seasons. 
  • In Mountain Region rankings, singles player Francis Sargeant is No. 8, and the doubles team of Sargeant and Andrey Goryachkov are No. 5. 
  • Eight new freshmen join the team this year in Jeremy Bourgeois, Juan Canales, Aidan Carrazedo, Matthew Cravinhos, Sterling Galli, Matthew Pearce, Robin Pfister and Jacob Sullivan.
  • Returning players are junior Sargeant and sophomores Nikki Rae and Goryachkov. 
  • The roster includes players from Australia, England, Mexico, Russia, South Africa and the United States.
  • Sargeant is the team captain. In 2013, he finished with a 29-10 record with a .743 winning percentage.
  • The schedule includes 12 matches against opponents who are nationally ranked, two being in the top 15.

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