Broncos Fall to Idaho, 4-1
March 25, 2018

Final Stats

Idaho 4, Boise State 1 Get Acrobat Reader

BOISE, Idaho – Boise State (8-7) started the day by claiming the doubles point, but Idaho (7-6) was able to surge back and win four-straight singles points to grab the victory in the overall match, 4-1.

Anja Dokic and Wiktoria Nosek teamed together to secure the decisive 6-0 victory on court one against the Vandals’ Marianna Petrei and Maria Tavares to give the hosts a fast start in doubles.

Nancy Menjivar and Hanna Kantenwein came up short on court three to Marta Magalhaes and Maggie Chen, 6-2, but Wilhelmina Palmer and Lilian Poling stepped up in a big way to capture the 6-3 victory at the No. 2 spot, taking down Laura Spataro and Lucia Badillos.

Palmer and Poling are now 10-1 as a doubles team this year with having won their last four matches.

Singles play started with Dokic falling on court two to Tavares by a score of 6-4, 6-2, evening the the overall match at 1-1.

Idaho took the lead for good with a 6-2, 7-5 result at No. 1 singles with Palmer battling in the second set, but ultimately coming up short to Petrei.

Nosek dug in and almost pushed her match to a third set on court four, but Spataro did just enough to close out the second set to win the match 6-0, 7-6 (9-7).

The Vandals clinched the match when a three-set decision went in favor of Badillos at No. 3. Poling battled back and claimed the second set, but couldn’t find any answers in the first or third, losing 6-0, 6-7 (4-7), 6-0.

The two other matches were not played to completion. Vanessa Timm led in her match 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 1-0 against Watabe at the No. 5 spot, while Menjivar dropped her first set to Chen 6-7, but was leading 4-3 in the second on court six before the match stopped.

Boise State will have a short turnaround before hosting another Big Sky opponent Tuesday, March 27 at 11 a.m. The match will be played at either the Appleton Tennis Center or Boas Indoor Tennis Center depending on the weather.


Idaho vs Boise State
Mar 25, 2018 at Boise, Idaho
Boas Indoor Tennis Center

Idaho 4, Boise State 1

1. Wiktoria Nosek/Anja Dokic (BSU) def. Petrei,Marianna/Tavares,Maria (UI) 6-0
2. Lilian Poling/Wilhelmina Palmer (BSU) def. Badillos,Lucia/Spataro,Laura (UI) 6-3
3. Chen,Maggie/Magalhaes,Marta (UI) def. Nancy Menjivar/Hanna Kantenwein (BSU) 6-2

Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

1. Petrei,Marianna (UI) def. Wilhelmina Palmer (BSU) 6-2, 7-5
2. Tavares,Maria (UI) def. Anja Dokic (BSU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Badillos,Lucia (UI) def. Lilian Poling (BSU) 6-0, 6-7 (4-7), 6-0
4. Spataro,Laura (UI) def. Wiktoria Nosek (BSU) 6-0, 7-6 (9-7)
5. Vanessa Timm (BSU) vs. Watabe,Shion (UI) 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
6. Nancy Menjivar (BSU) vs. Chen,Maggie (UI) 6-7, 4-3, unfinished

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 4, 3

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