Cowgirl Tennis Swept By Cougars

March 27, 2009

PROVO, Utah -

The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team (6-9 overall, 1-1 in MWC) had a tough day as they suffered a 7-0 loss against the 53rd ranked BYU Cougars, on Friday morning, in Provo.

BYU jumped out early as they earned the doubles point with victories in all three matches. Wyoming's Sarah Summerfield and Carly Van Hollen lost 8-4 against Elle Carney and Megan Price. At the number two spot, Elizaveta Ezhova and McCall Jones defeated Cowgirls Rebecca Berger and Jamie Nelson, 8-6, while Chie Hayasaka and Jocelyn Jensen closed it out with an 8-0 win over UW's Carolina Chaix and Calli Pass.

The Cougars continued their dominance as it moved over to singles play. In the closest match of the day, Van Hollen lost a tough three set match, 5-7, 6-2, 10-7, against Price at the number three spot. Summerfield fell to No. 91-ranked Jones, 6-1, 6-3, as did Berger, 6-3, 6-3, against Hayasaka. In the number four position, Chaix was defeated by Carney, 6-0, 6-4, while Nelson also came up short against Ezhova, 6-2, 6-0. Jensen would seal the victory with a straight set win, 6-0, 6-1, over Pass.

Wyoming continues conference play Saturday, March 28 against the Utah Utes. The match is set to begin at noon in Salt Lake City.

BYU 7 Wyoming 0

Doubles
1. Carney/Price (BYU) def. Summerfield/Van Hollen (WYO) 8-4
2. Ezhova/Jones (BYU) def. Berger/Nelson (WYO) 8-6
3. Hayasaka/Jensen (BYU) def. Pass/Chaix (WYO) 8-0
Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

Singles
1. No. 91 McCall Jones (BYU) def. Sarah Summerfield (WYO) 6-1, 6-3
2. Chie Hayasaka (BYU) def. Rebecca Berger (WYO) 6-3, 6-3
3. Megan Price (BYU) def. Carly Van Hollen (WYO) 5-7, 6-2, 10-7
4. Elle Carney (BYU) def. Carolina Chaix (WYO) 6-0, 6-4
5. Elizaveta Ezhova (BYU) def. Jamie Nelson (WYO) 6-2, 6-0
6. Jocelyn Jensen (BYU) def. Calli Pass (WYO) 6-0, 6-1
Order of finish: 4, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6