Cougar Women Home Against Tigers
PROVO -- After going 2-1 on the road against Tulsa, Oklahoma State and the University of Oklahoma, the No. 21-ranked BYU women's tennis team (11-4, 0-0) will be home this week playing host No. 13 University of Clemson on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Provo. The match will be played in the BYU Indoor Tennis Facility.
The Clemson Tigers recently defeated South Florida 5-0 in Clemson and Furman 7-0 in Greenville, SC. Against the Tigers, the BYU women hold a 9-6 record. In their last meeting, however, Clemson upset the Cougars in a 5-4 decision.
Excited for the opportunity to play in front of a home crowd, the Cougars look forward to increasing their overall lead over the Tigers to 10-6. Upon returning from it's Oklahoma road trip, the BYU women's team got right to work to prepare for tomorrow's match.
"We're excited for tomorrow's match," assistant coach Holly Hasler said. "The girls have really worked hard this season to get to where they are. They were a bit tired after Oklahoma, but they are all hitting really well this week. We will be ready."
Clemson will be in town until Wednesday night. Today the Tigers face a tough Colorado team; tomorrow they will go head-to-head against BYU and on Wednesday finish their 'Tour de Utah' against Boise State.
"They [Clemson] are a tough team, but we feel pretty confident about tomorrow, "Hasler