Weber State

WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Weber State women's tennis team lost a key Big Sky Conference match Saturday, falling 5-2 to the University of Montana in Missoula. The loss ends WSU's six-match winning streak and moves it to 11-9 overall and 3-2 in Big Sky action with one match remaining.

The Grizzlies took the doubles point by winning two of the three matches. Elana Smit and Inalise Pienaar won 8-6 at the No. 1 doubles match for the Wildcats.

In singles play Smit beat Cheyenne Ursich 7-5, 6-0 at the No. 1 singles match and Pienaar won 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 6 position but those were the only two matches won by the Wildcats. Montana won the other four singles matches to claim the 5-2 win.

Weber State will now play the final match of the regular season Sunday at Montana State. The Big Sky Championships will be held next weekend in Phoenix, Arizona.

Southern Utah

BASEBALL: Southern Utah baseball's series opening doubleheader at Valparaiso was cancelled Saturday due to inclement weather.

The two teams will try to salvage the final two games of the four-game set Sunday beginning at noon (CDT), at Emory G. Bauer Field on the Valpo campus in Valparaiso, Ind.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Top-seeded Valparaiso claimed the Mid-Continent Conference's women's tennis championship Saturday, cruising past Southern Utah 4-1 to dash the Thunderbirds' hopes of their first-ever league tennis title.

The Crusaders, who have gone undefeated in the regular conference season three-straight years but had fallen short in the tournament each time, swept through doubles matches to win their first point, then got wins at first, sixth and fourth singles to claim their first Mid-Con women's tennis title.

Southern Utah's lone point came when senior captain Crystal Holt stopped Whitney Chada, 6-2, 6-4, at fifth singles.

Utah State

MEN'S TENNIS: Utah State's men's tennis team captured a victory today in the consolation bracket at the Big West Championship as it took the court against Idaho. The Aggies walked away with a decisive 5-0 victory, improving to 11-12, while the Vandals fell to 5-15. The Utah State women did not fare as well, falling to 12-13 with a 4-0 loss to Cal Poly.

The men took the doubles point as they won matches at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots. Joao Pinho and Roshan Rasekhi defeated Terence Nugentand Uriah Jones 8-2 while Hannes Schenk and Brad Ferguson beat Robert Chalkley and Hector Mucharraz 8-4.