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.