Hart earns 250th career victory

WSU improves to 38-4 all-time against Montana



WSU freshman Yang Lee awaits a serve during her doubles match against Idaho last Saturday at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

WSU head tennis coach Lisa Hart earned her 250th victory Friday as the Cougars swept Montana 7-o in a pair of dual matches.

“I am proud of the way our team took care of business today and encouraged by the way we have improved in each match this season,” Hart said in a WSU news release.

The Cougars kicked off their trip to Missoula on Friday morning as the team won the doubles point and all six of the singles matches to sweep the Grizzlies. In five of the singles matches, WSU won in straight sets.

The only singles match that went beyond two sets was between freshman Hikaru Sato and Montana sophomore Julia Ronney. Sato won the match by winning the decisive tiebreaker 10-3.

The victory was Hart’s 250th of her career.

In the second dual match of the day, WSU swept Montana once again as the Cougars improved to 4-0 on the season and Hart picked up her 251st win.

The Cougars went a combined 12-0 in singles and 4-1 in doubles in the two matches on the day.

WSU improved to 38-4 all-time against the Grizzlies.

The Cougars return to the court 8 a.m. Sunday to face Michigan State in Missoula, Montana.