Harvard Downs Boise State 7-0
Feb. 5, 2017

Box Score

EVANSTON, Ill. - Boise State’s men’s tennis team wrapped up a two-match road trip Sunday with a 7-0 loss at the hands of the Harvard Crimson Sunday afternoon in Evanston, Ill. Pedro Platzeck and Brian Tran led the Broncos winning their doubles match 6-4 at the No. 2 position defeating Harvard’s Michael Peters and Jean Thirouin.

The loss drops the Broncos to 1-6 overall on the season. Next up for Boise State is a three-match homestand next weekend featuring Idaho State, Brigham Young and Utah.

Harvard took the team doubles point 2-1 from Boise State to gain the early momentum.

In singles sophomore Jack Helsin battled hard but lost in a third set 10-point tiebreaker 6-7(2), 6-3, 1-0 (10-5) on court three versus Thirouin.

Platzeck also fell in the third set after rallying from one set down to force it to a 10-point tiebreaker. Unfortunately, Andy Zhou pulled out the win over Platzeck at No. 4 singles 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7).

Match Summary
Boise State (1-6) vs Harvard (5-3)
Feb 05, 2017 at Evanston, Ill. (Combe Tennis Center)

Harvard def. Boise State 7-0

1. Kenny Tao/Brian Yeung (HU) def. Kyle Butters/Jack Heslin (BSU) 6-4
2. Pedro Platzeck/Brian Tran (BSU) def. Michael Peters/Jean Thirouin (HU) 6-4
3. Christopher Morrow/Logan Weber (HU) def. Morgan Stone/Greg Wischer (BSU) 6-2
Order of finish: 3,2,1

1. Kenny Tao (HU) def. Kyle Butters (BSU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Brian Yeung (HU) def. Brian Tran (BSU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Jean Thirouin (HU) def. Jack Heslin (BSU) 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-5)
4. Andy Zhou (HU) def. Pedro Platzeck (BSU) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7)
5. Grant Solomon (HU) def. Morgan Stone (BSU) 6-0, 6-3
6. Samuel Beren (HU) def. Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-1, 6-2
Order of finish: 6,2,5,1,3,4

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