Boise State Falls at No. 26 Northwestern
Brian Foley.
Feb. 6, 2015

Final Stats

EVANSTON, Ill. (2/6/2015) – Boise State’s men’s tennis team battled No. 26 Northwestern on the road in Evanston, Ill., Friday afternoon falling 7-0 to the Wildcats. Toby Mitchell and Garrett Patton won theirs doubles match to lead the 45th-ranked Broncos, while Brian Foley fell in a tough third set 10-point tiebreaker. The loss drops the Broncos to 2-3 on the year with the losses all coming to nationally ranked opponents.
      
Doubles was a battle as the Broncos pulled even at 1-1 when Mitchell and Patton won on court one over the Wildcats’ Fedor Baev and Strong Kirchheimer by a 6-4 score. The Boise State tandem improved to 4-1 in duals this semester.
         
The team point for doubles would end up going to Northwestern as the Wildcats earned victories on court two where Abe Hewko and Thomas Tenreiro fell 6-3 to start the match. With the scored tied 1-1 in doubles the team point was decided on court three where NU’s Alp Horoz and Mihir Kumar downed Boise State’s Foley and Danny Moyer 6-4.  
              
Northwestern end the day sweeping all six singles matches from the Broncos beginning with Moyer’s 6-0, 6-2 defeat on court six. It was the true freshman’s first ever collegiate dual match.  
              
The score went to 3-0 following Tenreiro’s straight set 6-3, 6-3 loss at No. 1 singles. The match was clinched shortly after that when the Wildcats’ Kirchheimer handed Garrett Patton a 6-1, 6-2 loss on court two.
            
Next up for Boise State is an encounter against No. 30 Harvard Saturday afternoon at Northwestern University.

     

       

Match Summary
No. 45 Boise State (2-3) at No. 26 Northwestern (4-4)
Feb. 6, 2015
Evanston, Ill. (Combe Tennis Center)
   
Northwestern def. Boise State 7-0
    
Doubles Results
1: Mitchell/Patton (BSU) def. Baev/Kirchheimer (NU) 6-4
2: Alex Pasareanu/Shropshire (NU) def. Hewko/Tenreiro (BSU) 6-3
3: Horoz/Kumar (NU) def. Foley/Moyer (BSU) 6-4
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3*
    
Singles Results
1: Sam Shropshire def. (NU) Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) 6-3, 6-3
2: Strong Kirchheimer (NU) def. Garrett Patton (BSU) 6-1, 6-2
3: Logan Staggs (NU) def. Toby Mitchell (BSU) 6-3, 6-2
4: Mihir Kumar (NU) def. Brian Foley (BSU) 7-6 (1) 3-6, 10-5
5: Fedor Baev (NU) def. Abe Hewko (BSU) 6-4, 7-6 (4)
6: Alp Horoz (NU) def. Danny Moyer (BSU) 6-0, 6-2
Order of finish: 6, 1, 2*, 3, 5, 4


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