Porter breaks wins record

Porter breaks wins record

KEAHOU, Hawaii - Head coach Dave Porter broke the NCAA record for most combined career wins (men's and women's) as No. 2 BYU-Hawaii women's tennis swept Hilo 9-0 Wednesday morning at the Holua Tennis Courts. 

Porter earned his 1,328th victory to surpass former University of Hawaii coach Jim Schwitters' record of 1,327. Porter has coached at BYU-Hawaii since 1984 with a 1,328-173 (.884) record and 11 national championships.

The Seasider (4-0) duos of Min (Karen) Liu and Jeong-Min Jeon as well as Jade Griffin and Kanela Adamson each defeated their Vulcans counterparts 8-0 in doubles. Nannan (Dallas) Zhang and Xin (Summer) Wen were close behind with an 8-1 victory over Hilo's (3-5) Trixie Croad and Chelsea Sato.

Wen defeated Croad 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, while No. 2 Zhang played defeated Bianca Novotna 6-0, 6-0. Liu had a closer battle against Kinsey Volkart, but came out with a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Griffin and Adamson each took 6-0, 6-1 wins against the Vulcans. Chiung-En (JoJo) Wu defeated Anne Carsey 6-1, 6-3. 

The Seasiders return to Oahu to play Chaminade Wednesday at 2 p.m. HST.

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