Women's Tennis Falls Shorthanded At BYU

Women's Tennis Falls Shorthanded At BYU

Provo, Utah - A short-handed Pacific women's tennis team fell at BYU Saturday, 4-0, in the West Coast Conference regular season finale.

No. 124 Viktoriya Dzyuba suffered a pre-match injury, forcing the Tigers into a line-up of five and a 2-0 deficit before play began.

BYU posted a win at second doubles win, as Nicolette Poulsen & Savannah Ware posted a 6-1 decision over Maayan Sela & Sabrina Rodriguez. Anneroos Nederstigt & Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz went unfinished against Mayci Jones & Taylah Beckman at first doubles.

In singles play, Brittanie Eraso picked up the forfeit victory at sixth singles for BYU. At third singles, Ware turned in a win over Rodriguez, 6-2, 6-2, and Jones topped Sela, 6-3, 6-3, at first singles to clinch the match.

Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz went unfinished at second singles against Poulsen (5-7, 2-5), while  Yuki Asami also went unfinished, 3-6, 4-5, against Natella Nabieva at fourth singles.

Fifth singles never got underway at the four-court BYU Indoor Tennis Courts as Nederstigt and Beckman went abandoned.

Pacific concludes the regular season at 7-12 overall, 2-7 in West Coast Conference play. BYU improves to 6-15 overall, and 4-5 in the WCC.