Big Win for Broncos at Wyoming, 4-2
March 30, 2018

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The Broncos earned a big road win on Friday afternoon, as they defeated host Wyoming, 4-2.

“Wyoming is one of the toughest places in the country to play and win at,” explained head coach Beck Roghaar. Wyoming is a really well-coached and always-tough team so we knew today’s match was going to be a battle. Coming out on top in this one is a great win for our group.”

The Broncos (10-7, 2-0 MW) started the day off right, winning the doubles point at No. 3 doubles, with Nancy Menjivar/Vanessa Timm defeating Ana Tkachenko/Myiah Scott, 6-3 and then No. 2 doubles Wilhelmina Palmer/Lilian Poling defeated Magdalena Stencel/Milka Genkova, 6-3. The doubles point win is the team’s seventh-straight doubles win.

Up 1-0, the Cowgirls tied things back up with a win at No. 4 singles. Then the back-and-forth match started, as Palmer won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-3 to take the lead back for the Broncos, 2-1.

However, the Cowgirls fought back, winning at No. 3 to make it a 2-2 match. However, the Broncos stayed strong, with Anja Dokic winning at No. 1 singles, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 and 6-2 and then the Broncos won at No. 6 singles with Menjivar, taking the match, 4-2.

“I was really proud of how our team played in the key moments of the match. They trusted their training and stuck with the plan. I felt every person did their job exactly as they were asked today. Complete team effort and a great result because of it. We had stellar play at one and two singles were key and our senior, Nancy Menjivar put a stamp on the win with a decisive 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6,” said Roghaar.

The Broncos are back out on the road, competing on Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. MT at Colorado State.

Boise State 4, Wyoming Cowgirls 2

Singles competition
1. Anja Dokic (BSU) def. Magdalena Stencel (WY) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-2
2. Wilhelmina Palmer (BSU) def. Milka Genkova (WY) 6-4, 6-3
3. Tessa van Der Ploeg (WY) def. Lilian Poling (BSU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
4. Elisa Koonik (WY) def. Hanna Kantenwein (BSU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Ana Tkachenko (WY) vs. Wiktoria Nosek (BSU) 7-5, 1-0, unfinished
6. Nancy Menjivar (BSU) def. Myiah Scott (WY) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Tessa van Der Ploeg/Elisa Koonik (WY) vs. Anja Dokic/Wiktoria Nosek (BSU) 4-4, unfinished
2. Wilhelmina Palmer/Lilian Poling (BSU) def. Magdalena Stencel/Milka Genkova (WY) 6-3
3. Nancy Menjivar/Vanessa Timm (BSU) def. Ana Tkachenko/Myiah Scott (WY) 6-3

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (4,2,3,1,6)


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