In the Round of 32, Shields, who is seeded seventh in the tournament, earned victory over
Roberson faced off against Sascha Kiehne of
As a team, the Broncos advanced all seven members competing in the Round of 32 to the Round of 16.
Luke Shields won his opening match of the day over Cale Planck of BYU, 7-5 and 6-3, before being forced to retire.
Brent Werbeck knocked off his second seeded opponent in as many tries to advance to the Round of 16. After defeating the 16th seeded Kamil Pajkowski of
Freshman Blake Boswell continues to impress as he defeated Stuart Wing of
In the Round of 32, Piotr Dilaj overcame Elliot Wronski (No. 11) of UNLV, 6-1 and 7-5 to advance. While taking on Zach Granger in the Round of 16, Dilaj was forced to retire because of health related issues.
Steve Robertson, who collected two victories on Wednesday, earned another in the Round of 32 when he vanquished number 14 seed Graeme Kassautzki of UNLV, 5-7, 6-2 and 6-4. In the following round Robertson was defeated by the 4th seed Max Jones, 7-5 and 6-1.
The Broncos also earned three victories in the doubles competition to advance to the Round of 16. All-Western Athletic Conference doubles team of Robertson and C. Shields captured the first victory of the day defeating Dhatt and Rosen from
Werbeck and Jamaal Hepburn did not advance in the doubles competition. They were defeated 8-5, at the hands of Beg and Gorostiaga of New Mexico State.
The ITA Mountain Region Championships will continue Friday, Oct. 20, when C. Shields and Roberson compete in singles and the three doubles teams go.