Broncos Cruise to Wins Over Nevada and New Mexico State

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Broncos Cruise to Wins Over Nevada and New Mexico State

RENO, Nev. -- The No. 19-ranked Boise State men's tennis team completed their regular season road schedule with a bang, sweeping a pair of Western Athletic Conference foes on Saturday in Reno, Nev. The Broncos improved to 18-7 on the season after a 6-1 win over No. 73-ranked New Mexico State and a 5-2 win over host team and No. 67-ranked Nevada. 

The Broncos started out their first match of the day against New Mexico State, winning the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles matches to clinch the crucial doubles point. No. 50-ranked Kean Feeder and James Meredith took down NMSU's Eduardo Salas and Roman Stoisavljevic, 8-4 in the No. 1 match. In the No. 3 match, Blane Shields and Matt Solomon teammed for a tough 9-8 (8) win over Gustav Diep and Stefan McKinney to clinch the Broncos' point. NMSU's Jim Brouleau and Arthur Surreaux were able to down Boise State's Stanley Sarapanich and Clancy Shields, 8-6, in the No. 2 match. 

In singles play against the Aggies, No. 26-ranked Clancy Shields started the Broncos on the right foot, earning a 6-3, 6-2 win over Diep in the No. 2 match. No. 70-ranked Feeder was close behind with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Brouleau in the No. 1 match while No. 71-ranked Meredith downed Surreauz, 7-6, 7-6 in the No. 3 match to clinch the team title with three straight singles wins. Cristian Hodel picked up another point for the Broncos at the No. 4 spot after downing Matej Stakne, 6-4, 4-6, 10-8. Blane Shields picked up the final point for Boise State when he defeated Salas, 7-6, 10-4 in the No. 6 match. NMSU's McKinney was able to earn the Aggies one team point after defeating Sarapanich, 6-2, 7-5 in the No. 5 singles match.

In their second match of the day, the Broncos started in a similar fashion to their ealier match, winning in the No. 1 and No. 3 spots in doubles. No. 50-ranked Feeder and Meredith picked up their second doubles win of the day after defeating Alex Darety and Weissem Derbel, 8-5 in the No. 1 match. Blane Shields and Solomon captured the second win to clinch the doubles point, winning 8-5 over Gabe Kanzelmeyer and Krisin Kuharszky in the No. 3 match. The Wolf Pack were able to snag one win with Laurent Garcin and Augustin Myard defeating Sarapanich and Shields in the No. 2 match, 8-6.

In the singles play, No. 70-ranked Meredith was the first with a win this time, downing Darety, 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 3 spot. Nevada's Myard brought the team standings to a 2-1 Bronco lead after downing Hodel 7-5, 6-4 in the No. 4 match. No. 26-ranked Clancy Shields earned a 6-4, 6-4 win over Derbel to extend the Broncos team score to a 3-1 lead while No. 70-ranked Feeder clinched the team title with a 5-7, 6-0, 6-1 win over Garcin in the No. 1 match. Sarapanich picked up his first win of the day, defeating Benjamin David, 6-4, 6-2 in the No. 5 match while Blane Shields was defeated by Kanzelmeyer, 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 6 match.

The Broncos complete their regular season road schedule with the pair of wins in Reno. They return home to host a slew of WAC teams in their final regular season matches April 17-18. The matches will be held at the Appleton Tennis Complex. 

#19 Boise State def. #73 New Mexico State, 6-1
Reno, Nevada
Doubles
1 #50 Kean Feeder/James Meredith (BSU) def. Eduardo Salas/Roman Stoisavljevic (NMSU), 8-4
2 Jim Brouleau/Arthur Surreaux (NMSU) def. Stanley Sarapanich/Clancy Shields (BSU), 8-6
3 Blane Shields/Matt Solomon (BSU) def. Gustav Diep/Stefan McKinney (NMSU), 9-8 (8)

Singles
1 #70 Kean Feeder (BSU) def. Jim Brouleau (NMSU), 7-5, 6-4
2 #26 Clancy Shields (BSU) def. Gustave Diep (NMSU), 6-3, 6-2
3 #71James Meredith (BSU) def. Arthur Surreaux (NMSU), 7-6, 7-6
4 Cristian Hodel  (BSU) def. Matej Stakne (NMSU), 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
5 Stefan McKinney (NMSU) def. Stanley Sarapanich (BSU), 6-2, 7-5
6 Blane Shields (BSU) def. Eduardo Salas (NMSU), 7-6, 10-4

Order of Finish:
Doubles #1,#2,#3
Singles #2,#1,#3,#4,#5,#6

Boise State # 19  (17-7)
NMSU #73 (11-7)
#19 Boise State def. #73 New Mexico State, 6-1
Reno, Nevada
Doubles
1 #50 Kean Feeder/James Meredith (BSU) def. Eduardo Salas/Roman Stoisavljevic (NMSU), 8-4
2 Jim Brouleau/Arthur Surreaux (NMSU) def. Stanley Sarapanich/Clancy Shields (BSU), 8-6
3 Blane Shields/Matt Solomon (BSU) def. Gustav Diep/Stefan McKinney (NMSU), 9-8 (8)

Singles
1 #70 Kean Feeder (BSU) def. Jim Brouleau (NMSU), 7-5, 6-4
2 #26 Clancy Shields (BSU) def. Gustave Diep (NMSU), 6-3, 6-2
3 #71James Meredith (BSU) def. Arthur Surreaux (NMSU), 7-6, 7-6
4 Cristian Hodel  (BSU) def. Matej Stakne (NMSU), 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
5 Stefan McKinney (NMSU) def. Stanley Sarapanich (BSU), 6-2, 7-5
6 Blane Shields (BSU) def. Eduardo Salas (NMSU), 7-6, 10-4

Order of Finish:
Doubles #1,#2,#3
Singles #2,#1,#3,#4,#5,#6

Boise State # 19  (17-7)
NMSU #73 (11-7)

#19 Boise State def. #67 Nevada, 5-2
Doubles
1 #50 Kean Feeder/James Meredith (BSU) def. Alex Darety/Weissem Derbel (Nev), 8-5
2 Laurent Garcin/Augustin Myard (Nev) def. Stanley Sarapanich/Clancy Shields (BSU), 8-6
3 Blane Shields/Matt Solomon (BSU) def. Gabe Kanzelmeyer/Kristin Kuharszky (Nev), 8-5

Singles
1 #70 Kean Feeder (BSU) def. Laurent Garcin (Nev), 5-7,6-0,6-1
2 #26 Clancy Shields (BSU) def. Weissem Derbel (Nev), 6-4,6-4
3 #71 James Meredith (BSU) def. Alex Darety (Nev), 6-3,6-4
4 Augustin Myard  (Nev) def. Cristian Hodel (BSU), 7-5, 6-4
5 Stanley Sarapanich (BSU) def. Benjamin David (Nev), 6-4,6-2
6  Gabe  Kanzelmeyer (Nev) def.  Blane Shields (BSU), 6-1,6-4

Order of finish
Doubles #3, #1, #2
Singles #3, #4, #2,#1, #6, #5

Boise State (#19) 18-7
Nevada (#67) 11-4