The No. 40 Boise State men’s tennis team continues their season at home playing host to No. 43 Pepperdine and No. 52
Friday, March 7
Saturday, March 8
Sunday, March 9
(All matches will be played at the
ABOUT THE BRONCOS:
The Broncos improved one spot to the No. 40 spot this week in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s national team rankings. Now with an 8-8 record (6-7 against ranked opponents) the Broncos will look to defend their perfect 6-0 home record, including a 4-0 home record against ITA ranked teams this season.
In singles rankings,
BRONCOS’ LAST TIME OUT:
The Broncos are coming off a weekend of home court play where they finish 2-0 against No. 67 Minnesota and No. 38 William and Mary. The Broncos were able to win 6-1 in both dual matches to improve their record to 8-8 overall and improve to a 6-0 home record so far this season.
Pepperdine enters the weekend with a No. 43 team ranking and solid individual rankings to bring in tough competition. The Wave’s Andre Begemann holds the No. 19 spot in singles rankings this week while teammate Bassam Beidas sits just behind at No. 25. A third Pepperdine player, Omar Altmann holds the No. 97 ranking in singles play as well. In doubles rankings, Begemann and Altmann join together to hold the No. 26 spot this week.
Pepperdine (3-5) earned a 7-0 win over UC Irvine with the help of Rickus de Villiers who earned the final point at the No. 6 singles spot to seal the 7-0 sweep. De Villiers prevailed to help the Waves defeat the Anteaters, 7-0, Tuesday afternoon at