Broncos to Open Outdoor Season at Appleton Tennis Center
March 5, 2015

Bronco Weekly: Head coach Beck Roghaar recaps the team's performance against Fresno State and Colorado last weekend in Boise, and lets us know what is coming up for the Broncos.

The Last Meeting
Idaho State1
Boise State6
March 2, 2014
Boise (Boas ITC)
Boise State Downs Idaho State 6-1
Boise State dominated the Idaho State Bengals on Sunday morning defeating the instate rivals 6-1 in a women's tennis match at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center.

The Last Meeting
Denver
Boise State
January 22, 2012
Boise, ID

THIS WEEK'S FACTS

  • Match 1: Idaho State (0-4) at Boise State (4-6)
  • Date and Time: March 6 (Friday) at 1 p.m. (Mountain)
  • Location: Boise (Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center)
  • Match 2: No. 68 Denver (5-5) at Boise State (4-6)
  • Date and Time: March 7 (Saturday) at 11 a.m. (Mountain)
  • Location: Boise (Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center)
  • Parking: Lincoln Parking Garage 4th and 5th floors, or Liberal arts Parking Lot

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK

  • The Broncos (4-6) close out a two week homestand this weekend when they host the Idaho State Bengals (0-4) at 1 p.m. on Friday and No. 68 Denver (5-5) at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Both matches will be held at the Appleton Outdoor Tennis Center weather permitting. Broncos are looking to regroup following a four-match losing streak, two of those came last weekend against Fresno State and No. 44 Colorado.

BRONCO LINEUP

NEXT UP
  • Boise State will travel to Seattle, Wash., for two matches next week against Portland and No. 40 Washington.

LAST WEEK
  • The Broncos were home for two matches last week falling in the Mountain West Conference opener 5-2 to Fresno State (Feb. 27), followed by a 4-1 defeated Sunday afternoon to then-No. 44 Colorado.
  • Against Fresno State the Broncos recorded singles victories by Bobbi Oshiro 7-6 (5), 6-1 and Sammie Watson 6-3, 6-3.
  • In the Colorado match Boise State earned the team doubles point with wins by Megan LaLone/Arianna Paules Aldrey 6-3 and Teal Vosburgh/Milena Toseva 7-5.

QUICK LOOK AT BOISE STATE
  • The Record: Boise State enters the weekend 4-6 overall.
  • 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 4-2 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 Broncos are 0-4 on the road this year.
  • Last Year on the Road: 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 55-46 overall in team duals, his career mark is the same.

THIS WEEK'S PLAYERS TO WATCH
  • Megan LaLone received her first experience on court one Sunday against Colorado falling in two sets ... she is now 5-3 in singles this spring playing primarily on courts three through five, she is 18-7 overall on the year.
  • Junior Bobbi Oshiro split last weekend to improve to 15-5 overall in singles and has gone 5-3 this spring.

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.

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