Women's Tennis Routs Wolf Pack, 5-2, in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS The No. 25-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team earned their second win of the weekend, defeating Western Athletic Conference opponent, University of Nevada-Reno, 5-2 on Sunday afternoon. The Broncos improve to 11-2 on the season after sweeping the Nevada teams this past weekend at the Fertitta Tennis Complex, including a 5-2 win over University of Nevada-Las Vegas on Friday.


On Sunday, the Broncos jumped to a 1-0 team lead after sweeping the doubles matches. In the No. 1 doubles match, No. 79-ranked Pichittra Thongdach and Lauren Megale fought off Maria Mizyuk and Caroline Bailly to win, 8-6. In the No. 2 match, Klaudia Wlodarczyk and Vivien Silfany teamed to defeat Lais Ogata and Florence De Vrye, 8-1. Boise State’s Laura Baum and Bianca Jochimsen also earned an 8-1 win, downing Caroline Stevens and Aodhnait Lombard in the No. 3 doubles match.


In singles play, Wlodarczyk had a near perfect match in the No. 5 spot, defeating Lombard, 6-0, 6-1 to push the Broncos to a 2-0 team lead. Silfany earned a quick 6-0, 6-2 win over Ogata in the No. 3 spot while Baum picked up a nice 6-0, 6-3 victory over Katarina Huba in the No. 6 match to clinch the team win for the Broncos. Megale, who holds the No. 123 spot in the national rankings, was the final Bronco to earn a win, defeating De Vrye, 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 2 singles match.


The Wolf Pack was able to pick up two wins on the day with the first coming from Mizyuk who defeated Jochimsen, 6-1, 7-5 in the No. 4 singles match. UNR’s Bailly was able to upset No. 70-ranked Thongdach, winning 7-6, 3-2 (retired) in the No. 1 singles match.


To complete their week of play, the Broncos will prepare to take on Washington State University on Tues., Mar. 10 in a 1 p.m. match in Pullman, Wash.


Tennis Match Results

Boise State University vs Nevada

Mar 08, 2009 at Las Vegas, Nev.


#25 Boise State University 5, Nevada 2


 Singles competition

1. Bailly, Caroline (NEV) def. #70 Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) 7-6, 3-2

2. #123 Lauren Megale (BSU) def. De Vrye, Florence (NEV) 6-4, 6-4

3. Vivien Silfany (BSU) def. Ogata, Lais (NEV) 6-0, 6-2

4. Mizyuk, Maria (NEV) def. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) 6-1, 7-5

5. Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Lombard, Aodhnait (NEV) 6-0, 6-1

6. Laura Baum (BSU) def. Huba, Katarina (NEV) 6-0, 6-3


 Doubles competition

1. #79 Pichittra Thongdach/Lauren Megale (BSU) def. Mizyuk, Maria/Bailly, Caroline (NEV) 8-6

2. Klaudia Wlodarczyk/Vivien Silfany (BSU) def. Ogata, Lais/De Vrye, Florence (NEV) 8-1

3. Laura Baum/Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Stevens, Caroline/Lombard, Aodhnait (NEV) 8-1


Match Notes:

Boise State University 12-2; National ranking #25

Nevada 1-5

No. 1 singles was retired in the second set

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