Broncos Move Up to No. 48 in Rankings

What’s Happening - The Boise State University women’s tennis team will travel to Eugene, Ore., to take on the Oregon Ducks in a dual match Mar. 3 at noon at the Student Tennis Center. The Broncos have played in Eugene, Ore., earlier this season while participating in the Duck Invitational.


The Team The No. 48 Boise State University defeated two ranked opponents at New Mexico Feb. 26-27. The Broncos began by defeating No. 38 New Mexico, 5-2, and followed up by dropping No. 65 Kansas State, 5-2. The victories over the two ranked opponent Boise State shot up the ranking from No. 67 to No. 48 in just a week’s time.


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 seven consecutive victories in singles and eight 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 7-1.


In singles play, Mackova registered a 7-1 record, while playing in the third spot in the lineup for Boise State.


Playing atop the order Kokoulina has gone 5-3, with all victories occurring while playing at No. 2.


Jochimsen advanced to the finals of the flight one singles at 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. Housley recorded the lone singles title for the Broncos when she won the flight two singles at the Duck Invitational Nov. 12.


Newcomer Klaudia Wlodarczyk has opened her career with Boise State with seven consecutive victories.

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