Blancaneaux and Shackleton Advance
March 3, 2018

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Boise State’s Maximilien Blancaneaux and Harvey Shackleton swept a pair of doubles matches Saturday to advance to the consolation semifinals of the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship at La Jolla, Calif. Blancaneaux and Shackleton opened Saturday with a straight set 6-3, 6-2 victory over Boston College’s Jeff Melvin and Will Turner to reach the quarterfinals.

The Boise State tandem then followed with a thrilling three-set victory versus UC Irvine’s Mason Hansen and Luca Marquard. Blancaneaux and Shackleton won the first set only to see the Anteaters rally and force the contest into a decisive third. The Bronco duo then put it away for a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win to advance into Sunday’s consolation semifinals at 10 a.m. (Mountain) against UCLA’s Max Cressy and Bryce Pereira.

Blancaneaux and Shackleton have won three-straight matches and are the only Broncos remaining in the tournament which concludes Sunday morning. Once the OCDC wraps up, the Broncos will then travel a short distance to the San Diego Tennis Club to face the Villanova Wildcats at 3 p.m. (Mountain) before returning home Sunday night.

Pacific Coast Doubles Championship
La Jolla, Calif. (La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club)
March 3, 2018

Consolation Draw Results
C16. Maximilien Blancaneaux/Harvey Shackleton (BSU) def. Jeff Melvin/Will Turner (BC) 6-3, 6-2
CQF. Maximilien Blancaneaux/Harvey Shackleton (BSU) def. Mason Hansen/Luca Marquard (UCI) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

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