Boise State Hosts MW Opponents New Mexico and Air Force
Broncos are looking to get back on track this weekend.
Sandy Vo went 3-1 last week.
March 27, 2014
WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
- Boise State (8-8, 1-2 MW) returns home for two Mountain West Conference matches versus New Mexico (11-6, 0-0 MW) and Air Force (11-5, 0-0 MW).
- The Broncos open the action on Friday at 2 p.m. (Mountain) against the New Mexico Lobos as the Broncos look to get back on the winning track in league matches.
- The weekend will conclude when the Air Force Falcons come to town for a 10 a.m. (Mountain) start on Sunday against the Broncos.
- Both matches are scheduled for the Appleton (outdoor) Tennis Center on campus next to Taco Bell Arena, weather permitting. If the weather prohibits playing outdoors the matches will be moved indoors to the Boas Tennis Center at 1507 S. Oakland Ave., about five blocks south of the main campus.
- New Mexico (11-6, 0-0 MW) at Boise State (8-8, 1-2 MW)
- Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)
- March 28 (Friday) at 2 p.m. (Mountain)
- PARKING: Free parking will be available in the Lincoln Garage on the fifth floor.
- Air Force (11-5, 0-0 MW) at Boise State (8-8, 1-2 MW)
- Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)
- March 30 (Sunday) at 10 a.m. (Mountain)
- PARKING: Free parking will be available in the Liberal Arts Parking lot.
ABOUT THE OPPONENTS
- NEW MEXICO: The Lobos enter the week at 11-6 overall and 0-0 in league play. Michaela Bezdickova has been playing No. 1 singles lately for the Lobos, while Lizette Blankers has been on court two. No statistical information was available on New Mexico at press time.
- Air Force: The Falcons enter the weekend at 11-5 overall and 0-0 in league play. They began a four-day tour on Thursday at Weber State followed by matches at Utah State, Idaho State and Boise State in successive days on the opponents home courts. Tiffany Tran has seen the most time on court one for the USAFA where she has a 3-8 duals mark (13-13 overall), while Natasha Rizvi has had the most success on court two at 3-2 in duals (16-7 overall).
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ITA REGIONAL RANKINGS
- Singles: Sophomore Teal Vosburgh is ranked 15th in the ITA Mountain Region, while senior Sandy Vo is tied for 18th.
- Doubles: The doubles team of seniors Sandy Vo and Morgan Basil entered the spring team season ranked tied for 10th.
QUICK LOOK AT BOISE STATE
- The Record: The Broncos are coming into the weekend at 8-8 overall and 1-2 in MW play.
- Recently: Boise State lost a pair of road matches earlier this week falling 4-3 on Sunday at Cal State Northridge and 7-0 at San Diego State Tuesday afternoon.
- Ranked Opponents: Three of Boise State’s six losses have come at the hands of ranked opponents in No. 55 Utah, No. 63 Santa Clara and No. 51 Washington State.
- The Broncos at Home: Boise State is 3-4 at home this season indoors at the Boas Tennis Center, as well as 3-0 outdoors at the Appleton Tennis Center.
- The Broncos on the Road: Boise State is 2-4 on the road this year.
- The Coach: Beck Roghaar is in his fourth season at Boise State where he is 8-8 in 2014 and 44-38 overall, his career mark is the same.
SELECT INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS
Boise State Singles:
- Teal Vosburgh has recorded the top singles mark overall for Boise State playing primarily at No. 2 singles during duals going 7-6 and 16-9 on the year.
- Megan LaLone has been big for the Broncos splitting time between the four, five and six positions where she has gone 11-4 this spring in duals, the sophomore is 16-10 overall.
- Anissa Bryant-Swift has gone 8-8 this spring in singles playing on courts two, three and four. The senior is 15-11 overall in singles.
- Sandy Vo split last week on court one improving her duals mark to 9-5 this spring and overall record to 14-8.
Boise State Doubles:
- Boise State has switched things up a bit in doubles over the last two weeks changing the teams and creating new tandems.
- Playing for the on court one is senior Sandy Vo and sophomore Megan LaLone who have gone undefeated at 4-0 with one unfinished match.
- Teal Vosburgh and Anissa Bryant-Swift have gone 2-2 on court two.
- Morgan Basil and Sammie Watson are playing on court five where the duo has gone 4-1.