Boise State Dispatches UNLV 4-1
April 17, 2016

Final Stats

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State men’s tennis closed conference play with a dominating 4-1 victory over UNLV Sunday afternoon at the Appleton Tennis Center. For the fourth time in the last six matches Toby Mitchell recorded the clinching point winning at No. 3 singles to give the Broncos victory. Boise State opened the day by taking the doubles point, then followed with singles wins by Kyle Butters, Thomas Tenreiro and Mitchell.

The victory in the conference finale gives the Broncos a clean sweep at home this weekend as they improved to 16-9 overall and 5-2 in league play. They will close the regular season next Saturday when they host Idaho and Gonzaga at the Appleton Tennis Center before heading to Las Vegas to defend their four-straight MW Championships.

Doubles went to the blue and orange as the Broncos won the point 2-1 over the Rebels. Brian Foley and Pedro Platzeck brought in the first doubles victory 6-2 on court three where they put away UNLV’s Alexandr Cozbinov and Richard Solberg.

After the Rebels tied doubles up at 1-1 with a win on court one, Boise State took the point with a victory by Lewis Roskilly and Tenreiro at No. 2 doubles as they downed Evaldo Neto and Adam Gage-Brown 6-4.

Down one point, UNLV tied the match up with its lone win of the day on court five in singles where Neto defeated Platzeck 6-1, 6-1.

The Broncos responded in commanding fashion by claiming the next three contests in straight sets, starting with Butters at No. 4 singles. The freshman from New Zealand extended his team-leading win streak to 11 as he downed Gage-Brown 6-1, 6-1. The win improve Butters to 21-10 overall and 16-7 in spring duals, he also remained undefeated at No. 4 singles with 10-0 mark.

Tenreiro followed up with a straight-set win at No. 2 singles when he downed the Rebels’ Alexandr Cozbinov 6-3, 6-1 to make the team score 3-1 Broncos. The senior from Miami is now 16-3 overall and 9-2 in duals.

That lead up to Mitchell’s decisive win to clinch the team victory on court three. The senior from Somerset, England, battled hard to put away UNLV’s Ruben Alberts in two sets 6-4, 6-4. Mitchell has now won six straight matches to improve to 16-14 overall and 11-11 in spring duals.

The final two singles matches were abandoned once the victory was clinched. Brian Foley was leading his contest at No. 1 singles by the score of 7-6(2), 2-3, while Roskilly was trailing on court six 3-6, 4-4.

Match Summary
UNLV (9-9, 3-2 MW) at No. 68 Boise State (16-9, 5-2 MW)
4/17/2016 at Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)

Boise State def. UNLV 4-1

1. Amilon/Alberts (UNLV) def. Butters/Mitchell (BSU) 6-4
2. Roskilly/Tenreiro (BSU) def. Neto/Gage-Brown (UNLV) 6-4
3. Foley/Platzeck (BSU) def. Cozbinov/Solberg (UNLV) 6-2
Order of finish: 3,1,2

1. Brian Foley (BSU) vs. Jakob Amilon (UNLV) 7-6 (7-2), 2-3, unfinished
2. Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) def. Alexandr Cozbinov (UNLV) 6-3, 6-1
3. Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Ruben Alberts (UNLV) 6-4, 6-4
4. Kyle Butters (BSU) def. Adam Gage-Brown (UNLV) 6-1, 6-1
5. Evaldo Neto (UNLV) def. Pedro Platzeck (BSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Lewis Roskilly (BSU) vs. Richard Solberg (UNLV) 3-6, 4-4, unfinished
Order of finish: 5,4,2,3

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