Kiana Schlenker | Posted: 25 Jan 2022 | Updated: 25 Feb 2022

Cougars welcome Grand Canyon in home opener

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Barnett ITA Tennis Tourney 2021

PROVO, Utah – Coming off a 6-1 win against Weber State, BYU men’s tennis will welcome the Grand Canyon Antelopes in its home opener Friday, Jan. 28. The match is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. MST at the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts.

BYU Notes: (1-0)

  • The Cougars are 1-0 this season after coming out on top against the Weber State Wildcats last weekend, winning by a score of 6-1.
  • BYU kicked off its 2021-22 season at the Hawai’i Invitational on Jan. 6-8. The Cougars were 8-1 in doubles and 9-12 in singles for an overall record of 17 wins and 13 losses. 
  • The doubles duo of Brigham Andrus and Matheus Ferreira Leite are undefeated on the season at 4-0.

Head Coach - Dave Porter

  • Alma Mater: BYU, 1975
  • Division 1 Coaching Record: 15-6 (2nd Season)
  • Record at BYU: Same
  • Overall collegiate coaching record: 1,425-194

BYU Singles Record

Brigham Andrus (3-1)

Jack Barnett (0-2)

Zach Fuchs (3-1)

Matheus Ferreira Leite (2-2)

Dominik Jakovljevic (1-1)

Wally Thayne (2-2)

Mateo Vereau (1-2)

Tennyson Whiting (2-0)

BYU Doubles Record

Brigham Andrus & Matheus Ferreira Leite (4-0)

Zach Fuchs & Wally Thayne (2-2)

Dominik Jakovljevic & Mateo Vereau, (1-0)

Jack Barnett & Tennyson Whiting (3-0)

Grand Canyon Notes: (0-4)

  • The Antelopes are 0-3 to start their season.
  • Grand Canyon fell 4-3 to Creighton, and also lost 4-3 to Air Force on Jan. 22-23 at the Air Force Academy.
  • The last meeting between BYU and Grand Canyon was on Jan. 16, 2021, in Provo. The Cougars beat the Antelopes, 6-1.

Head Coach - Greg Prudhomme 

  • Alma Mater: Arizona, 1993
  • Record at Weber: 137-125

Grand Canyon Match Information – Jan. 28