Seasiders win home opener over Vulcans

Seasiders win home opener over Vulcans

LAIE, Hawaii – No. 2 BYU-Hawaii women's tennis defeated Hawaii Hilo 9-0 in its home opener on Thursday at the BYU-Hawaii tennis courts.

Nannan (Dallas) Zhang and Xin (Summer) Wen won their first match as a doubles team 8-2 over Hilo's (3-2) Trixie Croad and Bianca Novotna. The Seasiders' (2-0) Jade Griffin and Chiung-En (JoJo) Wu took the second doubles court 8-1 and Min (Karen) Liu and Jeong-Min Jeon also won an 8-1 match on the third court.

No. 2 Zhang defeated Croad 6-1, 6-2 on the first singles court, while No. 9 Liu defeated Hilo's Novotna 6-2, 6-0 on the second court. Jeon won 6-1, 6-0 on the fourth court for BYU-Hawaii. Wen, Griffin and Kanela Adamson rounded out the singles field each taking their matches in straight sets 6-0, 6-0.

The Seasiders will face Dominican on Saturday at 9 a.m. HST to wrap up its week.

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