Boise State Heads to San Diego
March 2, 2016

THE SCHEDULE

MATCH 15
No. 71 Boise State (7-7) Vs. No. 69 UC Irvine (6-4)
San Diego, Calif. (San Diego Tennis Club)
March 3, 2016 at 2 p.m. (Mountain)
No Live Stats


Pacific Coast Doubles Championship
La Jolla, Calif. (La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club)
March 3-6, 2016
Tournament Results



WHAT’S HAPPENING

  • Boise State is off to San Diego, Calif., for two competitions this week beginning with a neutral site match versus No. 69 UC Irvine at 2 p.m. (Mountain) on Thursday, March 3, at the San Diego Tennis Club. The weekend will see the Broncos compete in the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship at LaJolla, Beach & Tennis Club Thursday through Sunday.
  • Boise State enters the weekend at 7-7 overall and ranked 71st in the latest ITA poll ... the Broncos are coming off a 0-2 record last week at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic in Montgomery, Calf., where they fell to No. 14 South Florida 4-0 and No. 48 Auburn 4-2.

PREVIEW FOR THIS WEEK
  • This week’s action begins Thursday against UC Irvine who enters the contest 6-4 overall and ranked 69th nationally. The Anteaters are coming off a 7-0 defeat at the hands of UCLA, proceeded by a 7-0 victory over Northern Arizona. 
  • The 127th Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Tennis Championship is the second-oldest tennis event in the United States ... it will feature players from over 20 universities from across the country, as well as independent players. 
  • Boise State doubles teams competing in the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship include: Brian Foley/Pedro Platzeck, Danny Moyer/Greg Wischer, Lewis Roskilly/Thomas Tenreiro and Kyle Butters/Toby Mitchell.

COACH PATTON
  • Greg Patton is in his 20th season as head coach at Boise State where he is 430-173 overall in team duals, his career mark is 781-366 in 36 years.
  • His 781 career wins ranks him first among active coaches ... the Broncos’ win over Southern Utah (Jan. 19) moved him into fourth-place all-time on the NCAA career list at 777. 

BOISE STATE 71st NATIONALLY
  • The Boise State slipped to No. 71 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Rankings.
  • The Broncos started the 2016 campaign ranked 59th nationally by the ITA and have been as high as 58th this season. 

FOUR-TIME MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPS
  • The Broncos have never lost (11-0) at the Mountain West Tournament since joining the league for the 2011-12 campaign and are the four-time defending champions.
  • Overall Boise State has won 16 conference titles, 14 under coach Patton’s leadership

NCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
  • Boise State advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2015 for the 18th time in school history and the 10th time in the last 11 years.
The Last Meeting
Boise State3
UC Irvine4
February 14, 2015
Las Vegas, Nev.
Boise State Splits Two in Las Vegas on Saturday
Boise State was in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon where the Broncos split a pair of tough matches falling 4-3 to UC Irvine before regrouping to win their Mountain West opener against UNLV by a 5-2 score.


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