Boise State Hits the Road to Face No. 52 Washington State
Broncos look to knock-off Cougars in first road match of season.
Teal Vosburgh is 15-3 in singles this year.
Jan. 23, 2015
- Match-up: Boise State (2-0, 0-0 MW) at No. 52 Washington State (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12)
- Location: Pullman, Wash. (Hollingbery Fieldhouse)
- Date and Time: Jan. 24 (Friday) at 11 a.m. (Mountain)
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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
- Schedule: Boise State (2-0) is on the road for the first time this season during week two of the season traveling to face the 52nd-ranked Washington State Cougars in Pullman, Wash., at 11 a.m. (Mountain) on Saturday.
- Location: The match will be held on the WSU campus in Hollingbery Fieldhouse.
- Lineup: Representing the Broncos on this trip north are Naomi de Hart (9-3 singles, 9-4 doubles), Megan LaLone (14-4 singles, 6-6 doubles), Nancy Menjivar (1-0 singles, 1-0 doubles), Bobbi Oshiro (12-2 singles, 11-2 doubles), Arianna Paules Aldrey (11-4 singles, 8-6 doubles), Milena Toseva (8-6 singles, 5-4 doubles), Teal Vosburgh (15-3 singles, 8-5 doubles), Sammie Watson (13-1 singes, 11-2 doubles).
ITA REGIONAL RANKINGS
- Boise State has three players regionally ranked by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Regional rankings come out once in the spring semester just before the season starts, they are based on fall results.
- Singles: Junior Teal Vosburgh went 12-3 in the fall season and begins the 2015 dual season ranked 16th in the ITA Mountain Region, she is the only Bronco ranked for singles.
- Doubles: The doubles team of senior Sammie Watson and junior Bobbi Oshiro enter the year ranked eighth in the region after going 8-2 during the fall semester.
QUICK LOOK AT BOISE STATE
- The Record: The Broncos swept a pair of home matches last weekend to open the team dual season with victories over Eastern Washington (W 6-1) and Lewis-Clark State (W 7-0).
- Last Year: The Broncos went 13-10 overall during 2014 and 4-3 versus Mountain West opponents.
- The Broncos at Home: Boise State is currently 2-0 at home this year and went 10-4 at home last season competing at both the Boas Indoor Tennis Center and the Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center.
- Attendance: Boise State finished the 2014 campaign ranked third nationally in total attendance, while the men came in at fourth.
- The Broncos on the Road: The Washington State match is the first on the road for the Broncos this year. The Broncos went 3-6 on the road in 2014.
- The Coach: Beck Roghaar is in his fifth season as head coach at Boise State where he is 53-40 overall in team duals, his career mark is the same.
- Nancy Menjivar (pronounced: man-he-var): The Broncos welcomed a new face to the team during the mid-semester break in Nancy Menjivar from San Salvador, El Salvador. Menjivar has been competing in International Tennis Federation (ITF) competitions throughout her youth career, playing at the highest level for juniors in the world. She has won nine Central American tournaments in singles and doubles, as well as recorded eight second-place finishes. This past September she was the runner up at an ITF tournament in Honduras and reached the semifinals of another a week later. She has represented El Salvador twice as part of the junior national team that competed in the U14 and U16 Junior Federation Cup (Fed Cup), helping the team to a third place finish last year.
- Kristian Widen (pronounced: VIDE-den): The Broncos have a new assistant coach in Boise State alumnus Kristian Widen who takes over for Suzie Matzenauer who moved to director of operations. Widen graduated from Boise State in 1996 after competing for four years (1993-96) on the men’s team under Greg Patton. As a Bronco he helped the blue and orange to three Big Sky Conference championships.
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