Boise State Falls to Auburn at BGNTC
Pedro Platzeck won at No. 5 singles.
Feb. 27, 2016

Final Stats

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Feb. 27, 2016) - Boise State men’s tennis completed the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic in Montgomery, Ala., with a 4-2 defeat at the hands of No. 48 Auburn on Saturday afternoon. Boise State began by taking the team doubles point 2-1, but managed only one singles victory by Pedro Platzeck on court five as the Tigers rallied for the win. The loss moved the Broncos to 7-7 overall on the year.

Boise State opened by claiming the doubles point with victories on courts one and three. The Tigers took the early lead in doubles taking No. 2 doubles 6-0. The Broncos rallied with a 6-3 win on court one by Kyle Butters and Toby Mitchell over Auburn’s Marko Krickovic and Edward Nguyen to tie it up.

The decisive match was No. 3 doubles where Boise State’s Brina Foley and Pedro Platzeck claimed a hard fought 7-5 victory over Max Hinnisdaels and Joseph Van Dooren to hand the team point to the Broncos.

Auburn jumped out to a 2-1 lead following singles victories at No. 6 and 2 singles.

Platzeck pulled the Broncos even when he claimed a three-set victory on court five over Auburn’s Van Dooren 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. The Boise State freshman from Sao Paulo, Brazil, is now 7-4 this spring.

The Tigers then claimed the match with a second-set tiebreaker 6-4, 7-6 (3) on court three over the Broncos’ Kyle Butters, followed by a tough three-set win 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 versus Boise State’s Abe Hewko to clinch the match for Auburn.

Match Summary
No. 67 Boise State (7-7) vs. No. 48 Auburn (8-3)
Blue Gray National Tennis Classic
Montgomery, Ala. (Lagoon Park)
Feb. 27, 2016

Auburn def. Boise State 4-2

Kyle Butters/Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Marko Krickovic/Edward Nguyen (AU) 6-3
Conner Huertas del Pino/Brandon Laubser (AU) def. Abe Hewko/Lewis Roskilly (BSU) 6-0
Brian Foley/Pedro Platzeck (BSU) def. Max Hinnisdaels/Joseph Van Dooren (AU) 7-5
Order of finish: 2,1,3

Max Hinnisdaels (AU) vs. Brian Foley (BSU) 5-7, 6-2, 3-3 DNF
Marko Krickovic (AU) def. Toby Mitchell (BSU) 6-4, 6-4
Conner Huertas del Pino (AU) def. Kyle Butters (BSU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Dante Saleh (AU) def. Abe Hewko (BSU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
Pedro Platzeck (BSU) def. Joseph Van Dooren (AU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Brandon Laubser (AU) def. Lewis Roskilly (BSU) 6-3, 6-2
Order of finish: 6,2,5,3,4

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