Men fall to San Diego State

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    By Mitch Lamb

    The BYU men?s tennis fell just short of its upset bid in the MWC Tournament championship, losing 4-2 to regular-season champion San Diego State on Saturday.

    The Cougars fell behind early after the Aztecs grabbed victories in the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to take the doubles point. The score in both match-ups was 8-5.

    Singles play went better for BYU. At the No. 5 singles, Chip Hand pulled out a strong 6-1, 6-4 victory, and freshman Shane LaPorte pulled out a big 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 4 singles to even up the score.

    But San Diego State won both the No. 1 and No. 2 singles to take home the title.

    The loss puts BYU at 17-7 overall.

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