BYU tennis: women’s team on the road at No. 41 Washington

By McKay Perry

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30 2014 2:20 p.m. MST

In its second match against a ranked opponent, BYU women’s tennis travels to Seattle to take on No. 41 Washington on Friday at 1:30 p.m. PST.

“It will be a great match for us,” BYU head coach Lauren Jones-Spencer said. “We’re looking forward to the opportunity to play another great team.”

The Cougars (0-1) face their second ranked opponent in as many matches when they take on the Huskies (3-1).

In the first match of the season, BYU fell to No. 28 Tulsa, 7-0. Three freshmen saw action in the match with Mayci Jones falling in first singles,6-3, 6-0, while Savannah Ware also was defeated, 6-4, 6-2. Toby Miclat took the first set of her match, 7-5, before the momentum changed, losing the next two, 6-2, 1-0(10-4).

The Cougars will be on the road for the next two matches as well when they challenge Washington State and Boise State on Feb. 7 and 8, respectively. The home opener will be against No. 54 Denver on Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. MST.

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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