Boise State Falls 4-2 to Lamar
Jan. 28, 2017

Box Score

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Boise State men’s tennis lost 4-2 to Lamar in the opening round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at Los Angeles Saturday afternoon. The loss eliminates the Broncos from its four-team UCLA Bracket in the 64-team tournament which serves as a qualifier for the ITA Indoor National Team Championship in February. The loss drops the young Bronco squad to 1-3 on the year.

Brian Tran and Morgan Stone led Boise State against the Cardinals winning their singles matches to record the Broncos’ two team points. Tran, a freshman from Australia, won his match in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 over Lamar’s No. 2 player Nikita Lis to make the team score 2-1.

Morgan Stone, a sophomore from Marietta, Ga., recorded his victory over LU’s Benny Schweizer in two sets 6-1, 6-4 at No. 4 singles. His win made the team score 3-2 Lamar.

Sophomore Kyle Butters was about to split 6-4, 1-5 on court one with Michael Feucht when the match was abandoned once Lamar had clinched the team victory.

Next up for Boise State is a road trip to Evanston, Ill., to face Northwestern next Friday (Feb. 3) and Harvard on Sunday (Feb. 5) in Evanston.

Match Summary 
Lamar (3-1) vs Boise State (1-3)
Jan 28, 2017 at Los Angeles, CA (UCLA's Sunset Canyon Tennis Courts)

Lamar def. Boise State 4-2

1. Jeandre Hoogenboezem/Nikita Lis (LU) def. Jack Heslin/Brian Tran (BSU) 6-3
2. Michael Feucht/Sebastian Santibanez (LU) def. Kyle Butters/Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-0
3. Pedro Platzeck/Greg Wischer (BSU) vs. Juuso Laitinen/Logan Powell (LU) 5-3, unfinished
Order of finish: 2,1

1. Kyle Butters (BSU) vs. Michael Feucht (LU) 6-4, 1-5, unfinished
2. Brian Tran (BSU) def. Nikita Lis (LU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Jeandre Hoogenboezem (LU) def. Jack Heslin (BSU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Sebastian Santibanez (LU) def. Pedro Platzeck (BSU) 6-1, 6-4
5. Morgan Stone (BSU) def. Benny Schweizer (LU) 6-1, 6-4
6. Juuso Laitinen (LU) def. Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-0, 6-1
Order of finish: 6,2,3,5,4

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