BYU women’s tennis is defeated by Yale 6-1

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No. 64 BYU women’s tennis took a hit, losing 6-1 to No. 50 Yale.

BYU managed to win the doubles point, taking two out of three of its matches, but the momentum was lost in the singles matches.

“We made good progress in doubles today,” said BYU head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer. “Yale is a good team, and they competed better than us in singles.”

Meghan Sheehan-Dizon hits a return in a match earlier this season. (Photo by Sarah Hill)
Meghan Sheehan-Dizon hits a return in a match earlier this season. (Photo by Sarah Hill)

Freshmen Mayci Jones and Toby Miclat beat their opponents 8-1 in second doubles. Alongside them, juniors Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and Morgan Anderson trumped 8-7(4) in their match against their Yale opponents in third doubles.

Sisters Nicolette and Desiree Tran fell 8-2 in their match in the first doubles spot.

In singles Jones, Sheehan-Dizon and Desiree Tran each started with the match in their favor taking the first set, but all three suffered in the last two, bringing in three losses for BYU. Freshman Savannah Ware also found herself picking up a loss after three sets against her Yale opponent.

BYU will take on No. 28 Arizona State on March 15, 2014, at noon.

Results below are provided by McKay Perry, from BYU Athletic Communications:

Tennis Match Results

Yale 6, BYU 1

Doubles
1. Ree Ree Li/Madeleine Hamilton def. Nicolette Tran/Desiree Tran (BYU) 2-8
2. Mayci Jones/Toby Miclat (BYU) def. Hanna Yu/Sherry Li 8-1
3.Meghan Sheehan-Dizon/Morgan Anderson-Littlewood (BYU) def. Amber Li/Annie Sullivan 8-7 (4)
Singles
1. Madeleine Hamilton def. Mayci Jones (BYU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
2. Ree Ree Li def. Meghan Sheehan-Dizon (BYU) 6-7(3) 6-2, 6-0
3. Annie Sullivan def. Nicolette Tran (BYU) 6-3, 6-0
4. Hanna Yu def. Desiree Tran 6-7, 6-2, 6-0
5. Sherry Li def.Toby Miclat-1, 7-5
6. Courtney Amos def. Savannah Ware (BYU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
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