Boise State Travels to New Mexico to Face Two Ranked Opponents

What’s Happening - The Boise State University women’s tennis team will travel to New Mexico, to compete in two dual matches. The first will be against No. 38 New Mexico on Friday, Feb. 23, at 5:00 p.m. The following match will be played against No. 65 Kansas State, Saturday, Feb. 24, at noon. Both matches will be held at the Lobo Tennis Center at Albuquerque, N.M.

The Team- The No. 67 ranked Boise State University women’s tennis team is 5-1 on the season. The Broncos started with Utah State in Logan, Utah and earned a 5-2 victory. The following day the Boise State squad swept Montana State-Billings, 7-0, in Salt Lake City. Saturday, the Broncos defeated Utah, 6-1. The team then returned home and participated in the four-team Boise State Invitational. The Broncos won their first two matches defeating Montana, 7-0, and Nevada, 5-0, but fell in the finale to Wichita State, 4-3.

The Players - The Broncos will feature a full squad of players which will include Tiffany Coll, Stacey Housley, Jana Mackova, Laura Baum, Polina Kokoulina, Klaudia Wlodarczyk and Bianca Jochimsen.

Coll returns as the lone senior on a young squad. She has opened the spring season with five consecutive victories in singles and six in doubles.

Mackova and Baum are ranked 11th in doubles in the central region after the duo combined for an 11-1 record in fall play including winning the doubles competition at the Duck Invitational. The pair picked up where they left off and have opened the spring 5-1.

In singles play, Mackova registered a 3-0 record at Utah, while playing in the third spot in the lineup.

Playing atop the order Kokoulina has gone 5-1, with all victories occurring while playing at No. 2.

Jochimsen advanced to the finals of the flight one singles a the Duck Invitational. Posted eight-straight singles wins en route to posting 12 wins during the fall. She earned a win against Montana State-Billings, Feb. 2, playing in the No. 1 position.

Junior Stacey Housley had her 15-match winning streak snapped against Wichita State. Newcomer

Klaudia Wlodarczyk opened her career with Boise State with five consecutive victories.

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