BYU tennis: No. 39 BYU men's tennis hosts No. 47 San Diego

By Aaron Sorenson

For the Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, March 6 2013 7:43 p.m. MST

PROVO, Utah – After a weekend in Texas, the No. 39 BYU men’s tennis team returns home to host conference opponent No. 47 San Diego on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts.

The Cougars (11-4, 1-0 West Coast Conference) face just their second league opponent of the season when the Toreros (6-3, 0-0 WCC) come to Provo.

Patrick Kawka and Francis Sargeant, the No. 50 nationally ranked doubles team, is 10-4 in 2013, including a 5-2 mark in the month of February.

Sophomore Keaton Cullimore has won three consecutive singles matches and has won six of his last seven.

BYU’s No. 3 duo of Cullimore and John Pearce also has a 10-4 record on the season.

San Diego’s Clarke Spinosa, who plays at the No. 3 singles position, is ranked No. 82 nationally and Uros Petronijevic is ranked No. 112. The Toreros are coming off a recent 6-1 loss to No. 2 USC.

Saturday’s match is the Y Game for the year. Admission is free.

Aaron Sorenson is the tennis sports information director at BYU.

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