Broncos Close Home Schedule with College of Idaho and Portland State
Boise State looks to ride on last weekend's Mountain West momentum
Anissa Bryant-Swift is one of three seniors to be honored Saturday.
April 2, 2014
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
- Boise State (10-8, 3-2 MW) closes out it home schedule this weekend when the Broncos play host to College of Idaho (1-6) and Portland State (5-5, 3-3 BSC).
- The Broncos begin the weekend at 5 p.m. (Mountain) against the College of Idaho Coyotes and look to build on their two-match winning streak.
- The second match will take place when the Portland State Vikings come to town for a 1 p.m. (Mountain) match on Saturday afternoon for Senior Day.
- Both matches are scheduled to take place at the Appleton Tennis Center next to Taco Bell Arena, weather permitting. If the weather prohibits play outdoors than the matches will be moved indoors to Boas Tennis Center at 1507 S. Oakland Ave., about five blocks south of main campus.
- College of Idaho (1-6) at Boise State (10-8, 3-2 MW)
- Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)
- April 4 (Friday) at 5 p.m. (Mountain)
- PARKING: Free parking will be available on the fifth floor of the Lincoln Parking garage.
- Portland State (5-5, 3-3 BSC) at Boise State (10-8, 3-2 MW)
- Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)
- April 5 (Saturday) at 1 p.m. (Mountain)
- PARKING: Free parking will be available in the Liberal Arts Parking lot.
ABOUT THE OPPONENTS
- COLLEGE OF IDAHO: The Coyotes come to Boise with an overall record of 1-6. Shae Stults has played No. 1 singles the majority of the season for College of Idaho, but has failed to pick up a win (0-7). Allie Boyd and her play on court four leads the Coyotes with a 3-2 singles record and a 2-3 record at No. 1 doubles teaming with Emily Tesnohlidek.
- PORTLAND STATE: The Vikings enter the weekend at 5-5 overall and 3-3 in Big Sky play. Dane Vorster plays on court one and leads Portland State with a team-best 5-4 overall record. Vorster teams with Megan Govi to make up the No. 1 doubles team that is 4-1 in the Big Sky and 6-3 in duals.
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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 tied for 10th.
QUICK LOOK AT BOISE STATE
- The Record: The Broncos enter the weekend at 10-8 overall and 3-2 in MW play.
- Recently: Boise State won both of its MW home matches this weekend in defeating New Mexico 4-3 on Friday and Air Force 6-1 on Sunday.
- Ranked Opponents: Three of Boise State's losses have come at the hands of ranked opponents in No. 55 Utah, No. 63 Santa Clara and No. 51 Washington State, rankings were at the time of the match.
- The Broncos at Home: Boise State is 5-4 at the Boas Tennis Center and a perfect 3-0 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 10-8 in 2014 and 44-38 overall, his career mark is the same.
SELECT INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS
Boise State Singles:
- Anissa Bryant-Swift is coming off a weekend where she went a perfect 2-0 in singles play including a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 comeback victory where she was down 4-0 in the third set. Bryant-Swift is 17-11 overall.
- Sandy Vo also won both of her singles matches this past weekend including the match clinching point in the Broncos' 4-3 victory against New Mexico, bringing her overall record to 16-8 and 11-5 in duals.
- Morgan Basil's two victories on court five improved her dual record this spring to 10-7 and 16-10 overall.
- Sammie Watson has settled in nicely at the No. 6 singles position over the past few weeks and is now 10-6 overall including a 5-2 record in duals.
Boise State Doubles:
- The Broncos won what proved to be a crucial doubles point against New Mexico by claiming two of the three matches, but then dropped their only point of the day in doubles on Sunday against Air Force.
- After starting out undefeated, the new No. 1 doubles team of Vo and Megan LaLone stumbled in their past two matches and now stand at 4-2.
- Bryant-Swift and Teal Vosburgh won their previous two matches at No. 2 doubles and are 3-1 in the MW.
- Basil and Watson lead the team in doubles victories this spring with a 5-2 record in duals.