Bronco Women Perfect against San Jose State, Win Eighth Straight Match

SAN JOSE, Calif. The No. 50-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team earned their 14th win of the season when they defeated Western Athletic Conference rival San Jose State, 7-0, Thursday afternoon. The Broncos earned their eighth straight win and improved to a 6-2 road record as well as a perfect 3-0 WAC record on the season while the Spartans dropped to 6-8 overall.

 

In doubles play, two Bronco teams earned 8-0 sweeps over their SJSU opponents. In the No. 2 match, Laura Baum and Rocio Frej defeated Silvana Dukic and Jennifer Williams while Boise State’s Bianca Jochimsen and Jana Mackova downed Megan Kummer and Anna Guzman in the No. 3 match. In the No. 1 doubles match, Lauren Megale and Pichittra Thongdach earned an 8-4 win over Amber Silverstone and Kerri Kummer to round out the Bronco sweep of doubles.

 

Freshman Vivien Silfany got the Broncos started off right in singles play, winning her No. 2 singles match, 6-2, 6-0 over Dukic. Senior Laura Baum matched Silfany’s score in the No. 4 match, topping Guzman for the Broncos third team point. In the No. 1 singles match, No. 83-ranked Thongdach picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win over Silverstone while Jochimsen defeated Kerri Kummer, 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 3 singles match. Senior Jana Mackova defeated Sanda Hadzisabic, 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 6 match to put the Broncos up 6-0. Freshman Rocio Frej closed out the perfect win for Boise State with her 6-4, 6-3 win over Williams in the No. 5 spot.

 

The Broncos continue play in Northern California on Sat., Mar. 21 when they play at St. Mary’s of California. The match is scheduled for a 1 p.m. (Pacific Time) start in Moraga, Calif.

 

 

Tennis Match Results

Boise State University vs San Jose State

Mar 19, 2009 at San Jose, Calif.

 

#50 Boise State University 7, San Jose State 0

 

 Singles competition

1. #83 Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Silverstone, Amber (SJSU) 6-3, 6-2

2. Vivien Silfany (BSU) def. Dukic, Silvana (SJSU) 6-2, 6-0

3. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Kummer, Kerri (SJSU) 6-1, 6-4

4. Baum, Laura (BSU) def. Guzman, Anna (SJSU) 6-2, 6-0

5. Rocio Frej (BSU) def. Williams, Jennifer (SJSU) 6-4, 6-3

6. Mackova, Jana (BSU) def. Hadzisabic, sanda (SJSU) 6-2, 6-3

 

 Doubles competition

1. Vivien Silfany/Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Silverstone, Amber/Kummer, Kerri (SJSU) 8-4

2. Baum, Laura/Rocio Frej (BSU) def. Dukic, Silvana/Williams, Jennifer (SJSU) 8-0

3. Bianca Jochimsen/Mackova, Jana (BSU) def. Kummer, Megan/Guzman, Anna (SJSU) 8-0

 

Match Notes:

Boise State University 14-2; National ranking #50

San Jose State 6-8


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