Genny Hickman | Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Intra-squad competition on tap this week

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PROVO, Utah—The 2017-18 BYU men’s tennis team opens its fall season this weekend, Sept. 21-23, at home with an intra-squad competition consisting of all 10 Cougar players.

The team is excited to show its hard work and dedication from this summer's preparation for the upcoming season. Returning player John Pearce leads the team as the only senior. Pearce ended last season with a 12-8 singles record. Junior Matthew Pearce and sophomore Sam Tullis are also returning from last year’s team with singles records of 15-13 and 14-9, respectively. Sophomores David Ball and Victor Brown are home from missions and eager to return to competition. Both last competed during the 2014-15 campaign. New transfers, junior Jeffrey Hsu and sophomore Sean Hill, join BYU, along with freshmen Artsiom AusiyevichBen Gajardo and Jacob Tullis.

The tournament begins Thursday at 3 p.m. and runs through Saturday. All matches will be played on BYU’s outdoor tennis courts, weather permitting. The event is free and open to the public.

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