KEAHOU, Hawaii – No. 21 BYU-Hawaii men's tennis began its road trip with a 6-3 victory over Hilo on Wednesday at the Holua Tennis Courts.
Wei-Feng Lee and Peng Dai earned the first victory for the Seasiders (3-1) with an 8-4 match against Greg Zukeran and Daniel Tada. Ibrahim Karmadzhe and Colton Pate defeated Ryan Torio and Adam Owen 8-6 for the second BYU-Hawaii victory. Hilo's (2-5) Kaino Rosa and Stefan Coney earned the lone victory for the Vulcans 8-6 over Simon Guillin and Volodymyr Kashytski.
Guillin was the first Seasider to earn a win in singles 6-2, 6-1 over Ryuta Ogawa. Lee took a 6-1, 7-6 (5) victory over Coney for BYU-Hawaii. Dai and Pate were also locked into tight singles matches. Dai won 6-4, 7-5 and Pate came out with a 6-2, 7-5 match victory. Karmadzhe fell 6-0, 6-0 to Rosa and Kashytski dropped a 6-2, 6-2 match to Zukeran.
BYU-Hawaii will travel to California for a match with Hope International on Friday at 1 p.m. PST.