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BYU tennis: Miclat collects two victories

By McKay Perry

For the Deseret News

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9 2013 10:01 p.m. MST

TEMPE, Ariz. - Freshman Toby Miclat collected two wins in the second day of the Thunderbird Invitational on Saturday at Arizona State.

The freshman teamed up with sophomore Nicolette Tran en route to a solid win over Kansas State's Palma Juhasz and Iva Bago, 8-3.

In singles, Miclat advanced to the first-round consolation quarterfinals after beating California's Cecilia Estlander, 6-2, 3-1 (ret.). Morgan Anderson also topped her opponent in the quarterfinals, holding on for the three-set victory over Joanna Smith of Arizona State, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

In the second round singles consolation bracket, Mayci Jones suffered a narrow defeat to Amy Zhu of Michigan. After losing the first set 7-6 (9), she answered with a 6-1 win in the second. She could not hold off Zhu in the third, losing 6-4.

Tran came out strong in her match, taking the first set against Laura Ucross also of Michigan, 7-6 (5), before losing the next two sets, 6-3, 6-4. Junior Meghan Sheehan-Dizon lost to Desirae Krawczyk of Arizona State, 7-6, 6-2.

The Thunderbird Invitational concludes the fall portion of the season for the Cougars.

BYU women's tennis opens the regular season on the road against Tulsa at 9:30 a.m. CST on Jan. 18, 2014, in Tulsa, Okla.

McKay Perry is the sports information director for BYU men's and women's tennis. Contact him at tennis_sid@byu.edu

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