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BYU tennis: Sargeant and Goryachkov collect All-WCC Honors

By McKay Perry

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:23 p.m. MDT

The West Coast Conference announced that two BYU men’s tennis players received All-Conference honors, as voted on by league coaches.

Junior Francis Sargeant was named All-WCC Second Team Singles as he led the Cougars from the No. 1 slot. The team captain is 28-11 overall and 17-6 in dual match play. In addition to being named WCC Player of the Week on March 4, he worked his way into the top 10 all-time at BYU in singles victories with 80 and winning percentage with .702.

Sophomore Andrey Goryachkov was also named All-WCC Honorable Mention Singles. The No. 2 singles player stepped up, posting a 11-8 dual record and 20-13 overall mark.

In 2013, Sargeant and Goryachkov played mostly at No. 3 and No. 5 singles, respectively.

The Cougars face Pacific on Wednesday at 9 a.m. PDT at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego. The match can be followed on the BYU Athletics website.

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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