Video Preview: Broncos Host Washington State and Battle of Idaho

Feb. 26, 2014


  • Boise State (4-4) Vs. No. 51 Washington State (11-2)
  • Boise, Idaho (Weather permitting at Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center)
  • Feb. 27, 2014 (Thursday) at 10 a.m. (Mountain)
  • Boise State (4-4) Vs. Idaho (7-1)
  • Boise, Idaho (Boas Indoor Tennis Center)
  • Feb. 28, 2014 (Friday) at 5 p.m. (Mountain)
  • Boise State (4-4) Vs. Idaho State (1-3)
  • Boise, Idaho (Weather permitting at Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center)
  • Mar. 2, 2014 (Sunday) at 10 a.m. (Mountain)


  • Boise State (4-4, 0-1 MW) begins the week hosting No. 51 Washington State on Thursday morning. The Broncos then will host the “Battle of Idaho” and square off against instate-rivals Idaho on Friday and Idaho State on Sunday. The Vandals and Bengals will meet on Saturday at 10 a.m. to complete the round robin between the three state schools.


  • Washington State: The Pacific 12 Conference’s Cougars come into Thursday nationally ranked at No. 51 with an overall record of 11-2. WSU is led by Elizaveta Luzina, ranked 116th-nationally, who leads Washington State with a 11-2 singles record playing exclusively at No. 1 in duals, her overall singles record is 22-4 on the year. The Cougars’ top doubles team is Luzina and Lize Leenknecht who play on court one where they are 10-2 in 2014 duals and 20-3 on the year. 
  • Idaho: The Vandals and Broncos kick off the third edition of the “Battle for Idaho” on Friday evening. Idaho is a ITA Mountain Region opponent for Boise State and enters the week on a seven-match win streak. The Vandals are now 7-1 overall. No individual statistics were available at press time.
  • Idaho State: The Bengals enter the weekend with a 1-3 overall record with their lone victory coming over Seattle U 4-3 on Jan. 31 in Pocatello. Kasey Bacon leads the Bengals with a 3-2 singles record on court two, Marian Tangarife plays at No. 1 singles where she is 0-5 in duals this spring. Tangarife and Laura Theus play at No. 1 doubles where they have gone 2-2 in duals. The Bengals are also in the ITA’s mountain region with the Broncos.


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  • Singles: Sophomore Teal Vosburgh is ranked 15th in the ITA Mountain Region, while senior Sandy Vo is tied for 18th.
  • Doubles: The doubles team of seniors Sandy Vo and Morgan Basil entered the spring team season ranked tied for 10th.


  • The Record: The Broncos are coming into the week at 4-4. After starting out with a four-match win streak, the Broncos now find themselves on a four-match losing streak after dropping two matches last weekend to Santa Clara (L 4-1) and Fresno State (L 6-1).
  • Win Streak: The Broncos’ winning streak on the road was broken this past weekend when they lost to Fresno State (L 6-1) in the Mountain West Conference opener. The day before Boise State dropped a neutral match to Santa Clara (L 4-1).
  • Ranked Opponents: Two of Boise State’s four losses have come at the hands of ranked opponents in No. 55 Utah and No. 63 Santa Clara.
  • The Broncos at Home: Boise State is 2-2 at home this season indoors. The Broncos call both the Boas Indoor Tennis Center and the Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center home.
  • The Broncos on the Road: Boise State is now 2-1 on the road this year after losing at Fresno State on Feb. 23.
  • Boise State Singles:

No. 1 - Sandy Vo is 5-2 playing on court one (10-5 overall).
No. 2 - Anissa Bryant-Swift is 1-1 on court two, 1-0 on court three, and 4-1 on court four                (13-5 overall).
No. 3 - Teal Vosburgh is 4-2 while playing No. 2 and 0-1 playing No. 3 (13-6 overall).
No. 4 - Milena Toseva is 4-4 since joining the team in January.
No. 5 - Morgan Basil is 3-4 and 9-7 overall playing exclusively on court five.
No. 6 - Megan LaLone is 10-8 overall and 4-2 on court six and 1-0 on court five in duals.                Bobbi Oshiro and Sammie Watson are each 1-0 at the No. 6 position during duals,            Oshiro is 7-5 overall while Watson is 6-4 on the year in singles matches.

  • Boise State Doubles:

No. 1 - Sandy Vo and Morgan Basil are 3-3 playing No. 1 during duals, 8-4 this year as a              team. The senior duo is 44-19 all-time as a doubles team during their Boise State              careers dating back to their sophomore season. Anissa Bryant-Swift and Vo are 1-            0 on court one during duals.
No. 2 - Megan LaLone and Teal Vosburgh are 0-3 playing on court two. LaLone and Basil              are 1-1 at the two and Milena Toseva and Anissa Bryant-Swift are also 1-1.
No. 3 - Bryant-Swift and Milena Toseva are 3-0 while playing the three. LaLone and                      Vosburgh have put together a 2-1 record on court three, while Oshiro and Toseva                are 0-1.

  • The Coach: Beck Roghaar is in his fourth season at Boise State where he is 4-4 in 2014 and 40-34 overall, his career mark is the same.

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