Women's Tennis to Host Boise State Classic February 22-24

COMING UP:
The Bronco women’s tennis team returns home for the Boise State Classic tennis tournament from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24. The Broncos will host the University of Idaho, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Wyoming at the BSU Boas Tennis Center. The Boise State Classic will be the final home showing for the Broncos in February and will consist of three of the Broncos’ final seven home matches this season.

RANKINGS:
Boise State dropped seven spots to the No. 57 spot this week in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I College Rankings. The Broncos’ Bianca Jochimsen who was ranked No. 81 in singles play dropped out of the rankings this week, while the No. 40 doubles team of Polina Kokoulina and Pichittra Thongdach dropped out of the rankings as well.

BOISE STATE CLASSIC SCHEDULE:
Friday, February 22 Northern Arizona vs. Wyoming, 12 noon
Friday, February 22 Boise State vs. Idaho, 5 p.m.
(Make-up match from earlier in the season)
Saturday, February 23 Northern Arizona vs. Idaho, 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, February 23 Boise State vs. Wyoming, 2 p.m.
Sunday, February 24 Wyoming vs. Idaho, 8:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 24 Boise State vs. Northern Arizona, 12:30 p.m.

ABOUT IDAHO:
The Broncos will first take on the Vandals of Idaho on Friday, February 22 in a make-up match from February 1 which was canceled due to inclement weather. The unranked Vandals have gone 2-3 on the season and are coming off a 7-0 loss to New Mexico State.

ABOUT NORTHERN ARIZONA:
The unranked Lumberjacks of Northern Arizona will enter the weekend with a 7-4 schedule and will look to be a tough competitor. In their most recent competition, the Lumberjacks fell 4-3 to No. 59 ranked Sacramento State.

ABOUT WYOMING:
The unranked Cowgirls of Wyoming come off of a solid 4-2 win over Montana State University last Friday. The Wyoming Cowgirls now have posted a 4-3 record during the spring.

LAST TIME OUT:
The No. 57 (ITA) Boise State women’s tennis team put on a marathon of a match against No. 44 Washington State University on Wednesday afternoon at the Simmelink Tennis Courts at WSU. The Broncos battled through a grueling six-hour match only to finish in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss.

The Broncos (3-3) were able to gain the early lead over the Cougars (8-1) winning the doubles point by sweeping all three matches. However the Cougs clawed their way back in singles play winning four of the six matches for the team title.

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