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BYU tennis: Cougars take on Northern Arizona, Boise State at home

BYU men’s tennis will host Mountain Regional opponents Northern Arizona on Friday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. MST and Boise State on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 1:00 p.m., at the Indoor Tennis Courts.

The Cougars (5-0) are coming off a big 4-2 win against San Diego State. No. 89 Sean Hill is undefeated in regular season match play at the No. 1 singles spot.

Doubles duo Hill and Jeffrey Hsu are 12-1 for the 2017-18 season, and duo Matthew Pearce and David Ball remain undefeated.

Northern Arizona

The Lumberjacks (1-0) are coming off a 4-3 season-opener victory against New Mexico. Doubles duo Ruben Montano and Tim Handel are ranked No. 53 in the nation. Hill and Hsu fell to Montano and Handel in the semifinal round of the ITA Mountain Regional Tournament in October, which is the BYU duo’s only loss of the season. Handel is ranked No. 116 nationally in singles.

The Cougars have defeated the Lumberjacks the last two years.

Boise State

The Broncos (1-2) started off the season with losses against Northwestern and Michigan but are coming off a win last weekend against Whitman.

Hill defeated Boise State’s Jack Heslin in the first round of regionals in October. Boise State has a well-balanced roster between upper and lower classmen.

Match information

Admission to the matches is free to the public. Free pizza and prizes will be provided. Links to live stats and a video stream can be found on the men’s schedule page.

Genny Hickman is a PR student at Brigham Young University. She currently interns with the Athletic Communications office on campus.