Boise State Falls to No. 35 BYU, 5-2; Adds Air Force to the Schedule For Friday

PROVO, Utah The No. 43 Boise State University women’s tennis team fell 5-2 to No. 35 BYU, Wednesday, at Provo, Utah.

 

The loss ends the Broncos five-match winning-streak and drops them 12-3 overall. The match began with BYU sweeping Boise State in doubles.

 

Laura Baum and Jana Mackova could not overcome the No. 49 ranked team of Anastasia Surkova and Jenny Miccoli at the No. 1 position and fell 8-3. The loss drops Mackova and Baum’s doubles record to 9-3 in dual match play.

 

Tatiana Ganzha and Polina Kokoulina dropped No. 2 doubles to Dolly Chang and Lauren Jones 8-3 as BYU clinched the doubles point. The pair’s record now stands at 5-3 on the season.

 

The duo of Tiffany Coll and Bianca Jochimsen lost just its second doubles match of the season (11-2) as they fell to Sofia Holden and Kristina Doerr 8-5.

 

Boise State collected victories in the No. 3 and No. 4 positions for the team’s two match points.

 

Mackova collected her team-leading 12th singles victory in dual match play as she defeated Chie Hayasaka at No. 3 and improved her record to 22-6 on the season.

 

Klaudia Wlodarczyk earned a straight set victory over Doerr at No. 4 singles 6-4 and 6-2 as she improved to 13-2. This is the first match in which Wlodarczyk has won her singles point that Boise State failed to win the match.

 

Kokoulina lost her third match of the season at No. 1 as she dropped her match to Surkova 6-1 and 6-0.

 

Jochimsen is now 2-3 while playing No. 2 as she fell against Jones 6-1 and 6-4.

 

Stacey Houssley failed to tie Mackova for the team lead in singles victories as she wa ousted in a super tiebreaker by Holden 2-6, 7-6, 10-6.

 

Coll lost just her second match of the season (12-2) as she lost in the No. 6 position 6-4 and 7-5.

 

Boise State picked up and additional match against the Air Force Academy and it is scheduled to be played Friday, Apr. 6, at 2:30 p.m., at Colorado Springs, Colo.

 

Match Results
No. 35 BYU vs. No. 43
Boise State

Provo, Utah

Apr. 4, 2007

Doubles: (1, 2, 3)
1. No. 49 Surkova/Miccoli (BYU) def. Laura Baum/Mackova (BSU) 8-3
2. Jones/Dolly Chang (BYU) def. Tatiana Ganzha/Kokoulina (BSU) 8-3
3. Doerr/Holden (BYU) def. Coll/Wlodanczya (BSU) 8-5

Singles: (1, 6, 4, 2, 3, 5)
1. No. 118 Anastasia Surkova (BYU) def. Polina Kokoulina (BSU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Lauren Jones (BYU) def. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Jana Mackova (BSU) def. Chie Hayasaka (BYU) 7-6, 4-3 (ret.)
4. Klaudia Wlodanczya (BSU) def. Kristina Doerr (BYU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Sofia Holden (BYU) def. Stacey Housley (BSU) 2-6, 7-6, 10-6
6. Jenny Miccoli (BYU) def. Tiffany Coll (BSU) 6-4, 7-5

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