No. 25 Broncos Overpower No. 69 UNLV, 5-2, in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS The No. 25-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team took to the courts on Friday morning taking on the No. 69-ranked Rebels of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The Broncos earned a 5-2 win over the Rebels at the Fertitta Tennis Complex, improving to 11-2 on the season.

 

Starting on the right note, the Broncos picked up the doubles point after winning two of the three doubles matches. Freshman Vivien Silfany and senior Klaudia Wlodarczyk teamed to earn a 9-8 win over Alisa Razina and Anna Maskaljun in the No. 2 doubles match. Senior Laura Baum teamed with junior Bianca Jochimsen to defeat Nikol Dimitrova and Rumyana Terzieva, 8-6, in the No. 3 match to clinch the doubles point. UNLV’s Kristina Nedeltcheva and Katy Williams earned an upset win over No. 79-ranked Pichittra Thongdach and Lauren Megale of Boise State, winning the No. 1 doubles match, 8-6.

 

In singles play, No. 123-ranked Megale started out strong for the Broncos earning a quick 6-1, 6-1 win over Dimitrova in the No. 2 singles match. In the No. 1 match, No. 70-ranked Thongdach knocked off Nedeltcheva, 6-1, 7-5, to help the Broncos earn their third team point. In the No. 6 spot, Baum picked up a 7-6, 6-1 win over Terzieva while Jochimsen earned a 7-6, 6-3 win in the No. 4 match over Maskaljun to pick up the final two team points for the Broncos.

 

UNLV was able to win at the No. 3 spot with Williams defeating Silfany 6-3, 6-0, while Adrienn Hidvegi earned a tough 7-6, 6-7, 1-0 (10-2) win over Wlodarczyk in the No. 5 singles match.

 

The Broncos improve to 4-1 on the road with the win over UNLV and will prepare to take on the University of Nevada-Reno on Sun., Mar. 8 in a 10 a.m. match at the Fertitta Tennis Complex in Las Vegas.

 

Tennis Match Results

Boise State University vs University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Mar 06, 2009 at Las Vegas, Nev.

 

#25 Boise State University 5, #69 University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2

 

 Singles competition

1. #70 Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Kristina Nedeltcheva (UNLV) 6-1, 7-5

2. #123 Lauren Megale (BSU) def. Nikol Dimitrova (UNLV) 6-1, 6-1

3. Katy Williams (UNLV) def. Vivien Silfany (BSU) 6-3, 6-0

4. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) 7-6, 6-3

5. Adrienn Hidvegi (UNLV) def. Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) 7-6, 6-7, 1-0 (10-2)

6. Laura Baum (BSU) def. Rumyana Terzieva (UNLV) 7-6, 6-1

 

 Doubles competition

1. Kristina Nedeltcheva/Katy Williams (UNLV) def. #79 Pichittra Thongdach/Lauren Megale (BSU) 8-6

2. Vivien Silfany/Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Alisa Razina/Anna Maskaljun (UNLV) 9-8

3. Laura Baum/Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Nikol Dimitrova/Rumyana Terzieva (UNLV) 8-6

 

Match Notes:

Boise State University 11-2; National ranking #25

University of Nevada-Las Vegas 6-4; National ranking #69


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