Men's Tennis Releases 2014-15 Schedule
Greg Patton enters his 19th season at Boise State.
Sept. 16, 2014

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BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State men’s tennis schedule was released this afternoon featuring one home fall tournament and 14 home duals in the spring. Boise State will once again face a tough schedule with a potential to face 17 opponents that finish 2014 ranked nationally, including five in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Top 30. 
 
“Our schedule is like dancing with the stars, if they're a warrior we are going to be battling them,” said head coach Greg Patton. “I am so excited and the best part is that we are playing some incredible teams at home. We have three Pac-12 schools all nationally renown in Stanford, Arizona and Oregon. You just cannot beat that for entertainment.” 
 
The first time fans can see the Broncos in action will be this fall be during the Dar Walters Tennis Classic the weekend of Oct. 3-5 that will be held at the Appleton Tennis Center at Boise State. There will be players competing from 11 different schools from throughout the region. 
 
Once the team dual season begins in January the Broncos will open with 11 straight road matches. Boise State opens at Hawai’i on Saturday, Jan. 17. 
 
They will also be participating in the ITA’s Kick-Off Weekend featuring the top 60 teams from last year. The Broncos will open against Texas Tech (No. 41) in Los Angeles, then depending on the first round’s results play either the host UCLA (No. 3) or Pepperdine (No. 47). The winner of the bracket will advance to the ITA National Team Indoor Championship in February at the University of Illinois. 
 
The Boise State opening road schedule also has them taking on three teams who finished ranked last season in Pepperdine (No. 47), Northwestern (No. 33) and Harvard (No. 28). In addition, to playing UC Irvine and Mountain West rival UNLV in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day. 
 
The two-time defending champions of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic will have the opportunity to three-peat when they travel to Montgomery, Ala., the weekend of Feb. 20-22. Boise State will have to fight off the challengers from seven schools who were all nationally ranked in 2014: Alabama (No. 35), Auburn (No. 44), Clemson (No. 22), Mississippi State (No. 19), Princeton (No. 61), South Florida (No. 23) and a potential rematch with Texas Tech (No. 41).
 
Feb. 27 marks the homecoming for the Broncos when they host their first match in Boise against the Pac-12’s Utah Utes (No. 57). That same weekend Feb. 27-28 they will also host Penn and Brigham Young. 
 
Boise State’s other nonconference home matches include: Oregon (No. 43), Arizona, defending Big West champion Cal Poly, Stanford (No. 32), UC Santa Barbara, Eastern Washington and Montana. 
 
The Mountain West schedule has the Broncos opening at UNLV on Feb. 14 and San Diego State (No. 68) on March 8. They then host New Mexico (No. 60) and Air Force the week of April 5-7. They will then travel to Nevada (No. 67) and Fresno State April 10-12.
 
Boise State will close the home regular season schedule by hosting a doubleheader April 18 featuring MW opponent Utah State and instate-rival Idaho. 
 
The Mountain West Conference Championship Tournament will be hosted by the New Mexico Lobos at Albuquerque the week of April 22-26. The Broncos are the undefeated three-time champions of the league tournament since joining the conference for the 2011-12 season. 

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