Women’s Tennis Opens Strong
Sept. 17, 2015

PROVO, Utah -

Boise State women’s tennis began the 2015 fall season with a strong showing at the BYU Invitational. The Broncos piled up a 5-4 record in singles and a 3-1 mark in doubles with two tandems advancing to the semifinals.

 

Teal Vosburgh, the No. 1 seed in the tournament, rolled through to the quarterfinals. Vosburgh had a bye in the first round and cruised to a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Demi Daniels of BYU in the round of 16. Fellow senior Megan LaLone will join Vosburgh in Friday’s quarterfinals. LaLone also had a bye in the first round before winning 6-4, 6-1 against Washington State’s Barbora Michalkova in her first match of the year.

 

Vosburgh and LaLone will also be in the semifinals of the doubles draw. Vosburgh teamed with Milena Toseva to pick up a 6-4 win in the quarterfinals. LaLone and Bobbi Oshiro squeaked out a 7-5 victory. The Bronco pairs will be on opposite sides of the bracket in the semis.

 

Toseva and Oshiro each picked up a win in singles competition before falling in the round of 16. They will continue play in the consolation bracket. Nancy Menjivar and Kirsty Venter will also play Friday, in the consolation draw.

 

Menjivar won her opening match in convincing fashion 6-4, 6-0. She lost a back-and-forth affair in the second round, falling in three sets 6-1, 1-6, 7-5. Freshman Kirsty Venter made her collegiate debut with a 6-1, 6-3 loss

 

Menjivar and Venter won their doubles debut 6-1, before falling 6-2 in the quarterfinals.

 

Action continues Friday, beginning with doubles at 9:30 a.m.

 

Singles Results
Round of 32

Bobbi Oshiro (Boise State) def. Sarah Clifford (BYU) 6-4, 6-1

Nancy Menjivar (Boise State) def. Alice Patch (Utah State) 6-4, 6-0

Milena Toseva (Boise State) def. Lize Leenknecht (WSU) 1-6, 6-2, 6-0

Victoria Matejevic (WSU) def. Kirsty Venter (Boise State) 6-1, 6-3

Round of 16

Teal Vosburgh (Boise State) def. Demi Daniels (BYU) 6-2, 6-1

Megan LaLone (Boise State) def. Barbora Michalkova (WSU) 6-4, 6-1

Trang Huyhn (WSU) def. Bobbi Oshiro (Boise State) 6-2, 7-6 (3)

Donika Bashota (WSU) def. Nancy Menjivar (Boise State) 6-1, 1-6, 7-5

Taylah Beckman (BYU) def. Milena Toseva (Boise State) 6-4, 6-3

 

Doubles Results

Round of 16

Venter/Menjivar (Boise State) def. Vallmakl/Clifford (BYU) 6-1

 

Quarterfinals

Vosburgh/Toseva (Boise State) def. Matejevic/Biryukova (BYU) 6-4

LaLone/Oshiro (Boise State) def. Huynh/Miksovska (WSU) 7-5

Bashota/Leenknecht (WSU) def. Venter/Toseva (Boise State) 6-2


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