Women's Tennis Hosts Idaho and Pacific

What’s Happening - The No. 45 Boise State University women’s tennis team will host a three-team dual meet, Mar. 9-11 at the Appleton Tennis Center, at Boise, Idaho, pending weather.

The schedule is set with the Broncos matched up against Idaho (5-3) at 9:30 a.m., Friday. After a one-day hiatus, Boise State returns to action to face Pacific (2-4), Sunday, at 11:00 a.m. Uncooperative weather conditions will force all matches into the Boas Tennis and Soccer Complex.

The Team- The No. 45 ranked Boise State University women’s tennis team has opened the season with a 7-2 record in dual match play. The Broncos have posted marquee victories over No. 38 New Mexico, 5-2, No. 61 Nevada, 6-1, and No. 63 Kansas State, 5-2. The only losses registered by the Broncos came against No. 20 Wichita State and No. 26 Oregon.

The Players - No. 45 Boise State will feature a full squad of players including Tiffany Coll, Bianca Jochimsen, Laura Baum, Stacey Housley, Jana Mackova, Klaudia Wlodarczyk and Polina Kokoulina.

Coll returns as the lone senior on a young squad. She has been an example on the court with her team-high seven singles victories and winning percentage (87.5). Coll has also teamed with Bianca Jochimsen for an impressive 8-1 doubles record in dual play. Coll has proved to be a consistent force for the Broncos throughout the year.

Mackova has been very good for Boise State in the middle of the lineup, posting a 7-1 record in dual match play and a 17-5 record overall.

Baum has been the doubles specialist for the Broncos, teaming with Mackova to post an 18-3 record and a 7-2 record while playing number one doubles in dual matches. The pair also combined to win the doubles title at the Duck Invitational. Baum will be participating in singles play against Idaho where she has registered a 2-0 record in dual play.

Playing atop the order, Kokoulina has posted a 5-1 record at No. 2 singles and a 1-2 record at No. 1. Kokoulina has also teamed with Wlodarczyk to create a formidable duo at No. 2 doubles.

Wlodarczyk has opened her Boise State career with a 7-2 record in singles including five straight to begin her career.

Jochimsen has played No. 1 (1-5) and No. 2 (1-2) singles for Boise State, as well as tying for team-best with a 8-1 doubles record.

Stacey Housley leads the Broncos with 20 singles victories on the season including a 7-2 record in dual match play. Housley had her 15 match winning streak snapped against Wichita State, Feb. 11.

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