Cougar tennis finishes their split-tournament weekend


The BYU women’s tennis team returned empty-handed from the Cal Nike Invitational and Jack Taylor Classic.

The Cougars split up their team for the first time sending teams to Boise and Berekely. The Cougars split the team up in effort to get the girls some different matches before the regular season begins.

Desiree Tran hits the ball. [Universe]
BYU freshman Mackenna Maddox advanced to the semifinals of the Cal Nike Invitational over the weekend.

“Mackenna had a great weekend and played with a lot of heart,” head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said in a press release.

Maddox defeated opponents from South Florida, Nevada and Fresno State before falling to Cessi Estlander from Cal.

The Cougar’s were also represented in California by doubles team Desiree Tran and Meghan Sheehan-Dizon. The Cougars doubles team advanced to the quarterfinals before falling to Cal.

Aubrey Paul and Andie Young traveled to Boise for the Jack Taylor Classic while the rest of the team wen to California. Both seniors showed well in the first round before losing their next games.

Coach Jones-Spencer is pleased with the showing the teams had in both locations over the weekend.

“We are all headed in the the right direction but have room to improve,” Jones-Spencer said.

The Cougars are now preparing for their regional tournament which begins October 10.


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