BYU tennis: No. 30 BYU men's tennis travels to Texas for weekend tournament

By Aaron Sorenson

For the Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27 2013 1:44 p.m. MST

PROVO, Utah — After earning three points toward the Deseret First Duel with a recent 5-2 win over Utah, the No. 30 BYU men's tennis team will compete in the 47th Annual HEB Tournament of Champions in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday and Saturday.

The HEB Invitational is an eight-team tournament. Other teams that will participate are Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, No. 34 Middle Tennessee State, Louisiana-Lafayette, South Alabama, DePaul, Western Michigan and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

The Cougars (9-2) jumped 15 spots in the national ranking this week from No. 45 to No. 30.

In the month of February, sophomore Francis Sargeant earned a 5-1 record in singles play, with his only loss coming at No. 18 Stanford. Freshman Andrey Goryachkov also only recorded one loss in the month.

The tournament can be followed on Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's website.

Aaron Sorenson is the tennis sports information director at BYU.

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