Broncos Fly Past La Tech in First Match of Weekend

BOISE, Idaho In their first match of three matches against Western Athletic Conference opponents this weekend, the No. 38-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team made quick work of Louisiana Tech, defeating the Lady Techsters 7-0 on Friday morning. In a match that took only an hour and 45 minutes to complete, the Broncos improved to 18-2 on the season as well as 4-0 in the WAC at the Boas Indoor Tennis Courts. La Tech fell to 3-12 on the season as well as 0-1 in WAC play.


Boise State came out on fire, winning their doubles point in about 45 minutes of play. In the No. 1 doubles match, No. 80-ranked Pichittra Thongdach and Vivien Silfany teamed to defeat Ashley Wedderburn and Laura Rodriguez, 8-2 to kick off the Broncos’ day. In the No. 3 match, Rocio Frej and Jana Mackova clinched the doubles point with an 8-0 win over Maartje de Wit and Mallory Smith. Laura Baum and Klaudia Wlodarczyk completed the doubles sweep with an 8-2 win over Ada Makowska and Rocio Juarez in the No. 2 spot.


In singles competition, Mackova finished as the only singles sweep, defeating Rodriguez, 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 6 match. Frej had a perfect first set, defeating Smith, 6-0, 6-2, in the No. 5 match while Wlodarczyk had a perfect second set when she defeated de Wit, 6-2, 6-0, in the No. 3 match. Megale, Jochimsen and Baum each picked up 6-1, 6-1 wins in their respective matches to complete the 7-0 sweep of La Tech. Megale defeated Wedderburn in the No. 1 match, Jochimsen defeat Makowska in the No. 2 match and Baum defeated Juarez in the No. 4 singles match.


The Broncos will continue play at 1:30 p.m. when they take on Hawaii in their second match of the weekend. The teams will square off at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center due to cold weather.


Tennis Match Results

Louisiana Tech University vs Boise State University

Apr 3, 2009 at Boise, Idaho


#38 Boise State University 7, Louisiana Tech University 0


 Singles competition

1. Lauren Megale (BSU) def. Ashley Wedderburn (LTU) 6-1, 6-1

2. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Ada Makowska (LTU) 6-1, 6-1

3. Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Maartje de Wit (LTU) 6-2, 6-0

4. Laura Baum (BSU) def. Rocio Juarez (LTU) 6-1, 6-1

5. Rocio Frej (BSU) def. Mallory Smith (LTU) 6-0, 6-2

6. Jana Mackova (BSU) def. Laura Rodriguez (LTU) 6-0, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. #80 Vivien Silfany/Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Ashley Wedderburn/Laura Rodriguez (LTU) 8-2

2. Laura Baum/Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Ada Makowska/Rocio Juarez (LTU) 8-2

3. Rocio Frej/Jana Mackova (BSU) def. Maartje de Wit/Mallory Smith (LTU) 8-0


Match Notes:

Louisiana Tech University 3-12

Boise State University 18-2; National ranking #38


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