The BYU women’s tennis team opened up its season with impressive wins over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and No. 37 University of Houston Jan. 17.
The Cougars dominated on Saturday with a 4-0 sweep of TAMCC.
“It was a good first match for us,” BYU head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “Corpus Christi is a tough team that gets a lot of balls in play. We played long points and pulled out the win.”
The team found a tougher challenge Monday, Jan. 19, as the Cougars faced University of Houston.
“They are a tough team and came out aggressively in doubles, but we played smart and got the doubles point,” Jones-Spencer said. “Singles was a battle, but we showed our toughness and pulled out the win.”
The Cougars were able to clinch the 4-3 upset with a late victory by Sophomore Toby Miclat. Miclat came back after losing the first set to beat Mina Markovic 1-6, 7-6 and 7-5.
The Cougars return home to play Utah State on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at noon in the Indoor Tennis Facility.