Broncos Sweep Hawaii in Second Win of the Day

BOISE, Idaho The No. 38-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team completed a very successful day of matches, picking up their second of the day in a 7-0 sweep over Western Athletic Conference opponent Hawaii at the Boas Tennis Center on Friday. The Broncos did not drop a single set all day, sweeping Louisiana Tech earlier in the day. Boise State improves to 19-2 on the season and 5-0 in the WAC while Hawaii falls to 8-10 on the year and 0-1 in WAC play.

 

The Broncos swept the doubles matches, led by Laura Baum and Bianca Jochimsen in the No. 3 spot. The pair defeated Hawaii’s Ellen Linsenbolz and Aglae Van den Bergh, 8-1, to earn the first win of the afternoon. Vivien Silfany and Klaudia Wlodarczyk picked up an 8-3 win over Alyssa Nafarrete and Melinda Wong in the No. 2 spot to clinch the doubles point for the Broncos. In the No. 1 match, No. 73-ranked Lauren Megale and Pichittra Thongdach downed Sophie Kobuch and Anja-Vanessa Peter, 8-4, to earn the Bronco sweep.

 

In singles play, Silfany was the only Bronco to earn a perfect set win, defeating Wong, 6-0, 6-3, in the No. 3 match. No. 72-ranked Thongdach picked up a 6-2, 6-1 win over Linsenbolz in the No. 1 spot while Megale downed Kobuch, 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 2 match. Jochimsen defeated Peter in the No. 4 match while Baum downed Van den Bergh in the No. 6 match, both winning with scores of 6-3, 6-1. Wlodarczyk rounded out the team with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 5 match to defeat Nafarrete.

 

The Broncos will take a day off from competition and complete their weekend with a 9:30 a.m. match against Idaho on Sunday. Friday night, Hawaii will take on Louisiana Tech in a 5:30 p.m. match while the Lady Techsters will kick off Saturday’s matches with a 9:30 a.m. dual against Idaho. Hawaii faces Utah State at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Utah State takes on Idaho at 5:30 p.m. as well. Matches are currently scheduled for the Appleton Tennis Complex, but if the weather is poor or too cold, matches will be moved to the Boas Indoor Tennis Complex.

 

Tennis Match Results
University of Hawaii vs Boise State University
Apr 3, 2009 at Boise, Idaho

#38 Boise State University 7, University of Hawaii 0

Singles competition
1. #72 Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Ellen Linsenbolz (UH) 6-2, 6-1
2. Lauren Megale (BSU) def. Sophie Kobuch (UH) 6-1, 6-4
3. Vivien Silfany (BSU) def. Melinda Wong (UH) 6-0, 6-3
4. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Anja-Vanessa Peter (UH) 6-3, 6-1
5. Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Alyssa Nafarrete (UH) 6-3, 6-2
6. Laura Baum (BSU) def. Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. #73 Lauren Megale/Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Sophie Kobuch/Anja-Vanessa Peter (UH) 8-4
2. Vivien Silfany/Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Alyssa Nafarrete/Melinda Wong (UH) 8-3
3. Laura Baum/Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Ellen Linsenbolz/Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 8-1

Match Notes:
University of Hawaii 8-10
Boise State University 19-2; National ranking #38
T-2:30  


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