Teal Vosburgh led the Broncos.
Sept. 29, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. - Teal Vosburgh reached the singles final of the Washington State Cougar Classic crimson flight Sunday afternoon to lead Boise State women’s tennis in its second competition of the fall semester. The sophomore fell 6-4, 6-4 in the title match but had a solid weekend going 4-1 in singles and 2-1 in doubles, also advancing to the doubles semifinals with teammate Sara Brown. Sandy Vo and Anissa Bryant-Swift reached the semifinals for the Broncos but lost tough matches.
The rain plagued tournament saw the Broncos finish with a combined recorded of 24-16 overall, 19-12 in singles and 5-4 in doubles. Play on Saturday went all day as they moved indoors and saw action extended to nearly midnight (Pacific Time).
Regardless of the weather conditions the Broncos advanced three into the singles semifinals of the tournament’s two flights. Vosburgh won her semifinal on Saturday night over Washington State’s Maria Biryukova 6-5, 6-2, Biryukova had won the orange flight title last week at the Boise State Jack Taylor Classic. Vosburgh then advanced to today’s championship match where she fell to Elizaveta Luzina, also from Washington State.
Sandy Vo advanced to the semifinals of the crimson flight Saturday night but lost a heartbreaker in three sets to WSU’s Luzina 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Vo rallied after dropping the first set to tie the match at one set all, then fell in the third. Vo went 3-1 in singles matches at the Cougar Classic.
Anissa Bryant-Swift also made it to the semifinal round but reached it in the gray flight where she went up against Lize Leenknecht from WSU. Bryant-Swift’s match was also a three set affair that went against the Broncos as Leenknecht took it 5-6, 6-0, 6-1. The senior from Bellevue, Wash., finished her weekend for Boise State with a 3-1 record.
Megan LaLone and Morgan Basil also competed in the crimson flight for Boise State, each went 1-2 in singles.
Five Broncos participated in the gray flight singles draw with Bryant-Swift and Sammie Watson advancing the furthest. Watson reached the quarterfinal round against Idaho’s Sophie Vickers where she fell 6-2, 6-2.
The other three in the gray flight were Bobbi Oshiro who finished 1-2, Kaitlyn Brown and Sara Brown who both went 2-1. All three won their opening match Friday before falling into the consolation rounds in the round of 16.
Doubles competition saw Boise State go 5-4 combined. Bobbi Oshiro and Megan LaLone led the Bronco effort in the crimson flight doubles draw reaching the semifinal round. The Boise State duo ran into Washington State’s Leenknecht and Luzina falling 6-1.
Vosburgh and Sara Brown reached the semifinals of the gray flight where they met Washington State’s Biryukova and Dajana Ognjenovic falling 8-2 to the Cougars. Bryant-Swift and Watson reached the quarterfinals where they lost to Idaho’s Vickers and Belen Barcenilla 6-1.
Boise State’s Tournament Results
Washington State Cougar Classic
Pullman, Wash. (Sept. 27-29, 2013)
Crimson Flight Singles
Megan LaLone 1-2
CF 32. LaLone (BSU) def. Beatriz Flores (UI), 6-4, 6-3
CF 16. Kylie Peek (GU) def. LaLone (BSU), 6-2, 6-0
CF Cons. Cassidy Branstine (USU) def. LaLone (BSU), 6-5, 6-4
Sandy Vo 3-1
CF 32. Vo (BSU) def. Dane Vorster (PSU), by withdrawal
CF 16. Vo (BSU) def. Almudena Sanz (UI), 6-5, 6-3
CF QF. Vo (BSU) def. Kallie Sperry (USU), 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
CF SF. Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) def. Vo (BSU), 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Morgan Basil 1-2
CF RD 32. Basil (BSU) def. Isabell Klingert (GU), 6-2, 6-4
CF RD 16. Galina Bykova (UI) def. Basil (BSU), 6-5, 6-1
CF Cons. Laura Middel (MSU) def. Basil (BSU), 6-1, 6-4
Teal Vosburgh 4-1
CF RD 32. Vosburgh (BSU) def. Saroop Dhatt (UP), by withdrawal
CF RD 16. Vosburgh (BSU) def. Ellie Crum (MSU), 6-5, 6-4
CF QF. Vosburgh (BSU) def. Ale Lozano (UI), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
CF SF. Vosburgh (BSU) def. Maria Biryukova (WSU), 6-5, 6-2
CF C. Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) def. Vosburgh (BSU), 6-4, 6-4
Gray Flight Singles
Anissa Bryant-Swift 3-1
GF 32. Bryant-Swift (BSU) def. Wena Tsan (MSU) 6-2, 6-2
GF 16. Bryant-Swift (BSU) def. Franziska Koehler (GU) 6-4, 6-1
GF QF. Bryant-Swift (BSU) def. Rita Bermudez (UI) 5-6, 6-5, 6-2
GF SF. Lize Leenknecht (WSU) def. Bryant-Swift (BSU) 5-6, 6-0, 6-1
Kaitlyn Brown 2-1
GF 32. Kaitlyn Brown (BSU) def. Marina Reimers (UP) 5-6, 6-2, 6-1
GF 16. Molly Crum (MSU) def. Kaitlyn Brown (BSU) 6-3, 6-2
GF Cons. Kaitlyn Brown (BSU) def. Samantha Garrard (SU) 6-5, 6-5
Sara Brown 2-1
GF 32. Sara Brown (BSU) def. Alexandra Tallas (GU) 6-5, 6-4
GF 16. Belen Barcenilla (UI) def. Sara Brown (BSU) 6-3, 6-0
GF Cons. Sara Brown (BSU) def. Jessica Brycki (MSU) 6-4, 6-3
Sammie Watson 2-1
GF 32. Watson (BSU) def. Katy Krauel (UP) 6-4, 6-2
GF 16. Watson (BSU) def. Arnholdt Pederson (WSU) 6-2, 6-0
GF QF. Sophie Vickers (UI) def. Watson (BSU) 6-2, 6-2
Bobbi Oshiro 1-2
GF 32. Oshiro (BSU) def. Kristen James (SU) 6-0, 6-2
GF 16. Sophie Vickers (UI) def. Oshiro (BSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3
CF Cons. Beatriz Flores (UI) def. Oshiro (BSU) 6-5, 5-6, 10-8
Crimson Flight Doubles
CF 16. Bryn Oliveira/Deanri Human (LCSC) def. Vo/Basil (BSU) by withdrawal
CF 16. Oshiro/LaLone (BSU) def. Gabriella Weissman/Kelli Woodman (SU) by withdrawal
CF QF. Oshiro/LaLone (BSU) def. Kylie Peek/Samantha Polayes (GU) 6-5
CF SF. Lize Leenknecht/Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) def. Oshiro/LaLone (BSU) 6-1
Gray Flight Doubles
GF 16. Sara Brown/Vosburgh (BSU) def. Amber Stuhlmann/Katie Sweet (USU) 6-3
GF QF. Sara Brown/Vosburgh (BSU) def. Sarah Lucas/SamanthaGarrard (SU) 6-2
GF SF. Maria Biryukova/Dajana Ognjenovic (WSU) def. Sara Brown/Vosburgh (BSU) 6-2
GF 16. Bryant-Swift/Watson (BSU) def. Netti Dayhuff/KaytlinNelson (LCSC) 6-0
GF QF. Belen Barcenilla/Sophie Vickers (UI) def. Bryant-Swift/Watson (BSU) 6-1