Broncos Host Boise State Spring Classic, Apr. 12-15.

What’s Happening - No. 40 Boise State University women’s tennis team (13-3) will host the four-day, four-team Boise State Spring Classic Apr. 12-15, at Boise, Idaho. The round robin event will feature New Mexico State (9-12), Portland (6-8) and Utah State (2-6).

The Team- The No. 40 ranked Boise State University women’s tennis team has posted a 13-3 record in dual match play this season. The team is returning from a five-day road trip in which it lost to No. 27 BYU 5-2, was rained out against Air Force and defeated No. 44 Denver 5-2. The team is now 5-3 this season against ranked opponents including 2-1 at home. Overall the Broncos are 5-1 while playing at home.

The Players - Tiffany Coll will play in her final home meet as a member of the Boise State women’s tennis team. Her career honors include an All-WAC selection for her play in doubles during the 2004-05 season. She was also named WAC Player of the Week Apr. 17, 2006. Coll has accumulated an 74-24 career record in singles and a 71-21 record in doubles. This season, Coll has been an example on the court with her 11 singles victories in dual match play and 21 wins overall. She has also posted a 10-2 record at No. 6 singles. Coll has also teamed with Bianca Jochimsen for an outstanding 11-1 doubles record in dual play. Coll has proven to be a consistent force for the Broncos throughout the year while providing the team stability in the lower half of the order.

"Tiffany is one of the hardest working players to ever play on a Boise State women’s tennis team," said Head Coach Mark Tichenor. "She has been a warrior from the minute she stepped on campus her freshman year. She has been a winner throughout her career and a key factor in the resurgence of the Boise State women’s tennis program. I would put her work ethic up against anyone."

Jana Mackova has been very good for Boise State while playing mainly No. 3. She has posted 13 victories in dual match play to tie for the team lead and a 23-6 record overall. Mackova was named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for Mar. 5, when she recorded two singles victories and two doubles victories in Boise State’s wins over Idaho and Pacific.

Laura Baum has been the doubles specialist for the Broncos, teaming with Mackova to post an 21-5 record and a 10-4 record while playing number one doubles in dual matches. The pair also combined to win the doubles title at the Duck Invitational. Baum has also been flawless in singles matches posting a 3-0 record during dual match play.

Playing atop the order, Polina Kokoulina has posted an 9-2 record at No. 2 singles and a 2-3 record at No. 1. Kokoulina is also scheduled to pair with Ganzha at No. 2 doubles. The duo has posted a 7-3 record as doubles partners this season.

Tatiana Ganzha’s return to the Boise State lineup should provide the squad with greater depth and versatility. The All-WAC performer posted a 9-4 record in singles during fall play demonstrating her ability be an impact player for the Broncos

Klaudia Wlodarczyk has opened her Boise State career with a 14-2 record in singles including five straight to begin her career. She currently rides a seven-match winning-streak into the contest.

Bianca Jochimsen has posted a team-leading 11 doubles victories in dual match play with partner Coll. Jochimsen has also played No. 1 (1-9) and No. 2 (2-2) singles throughout the season as she shows off glimpses of her immense potential.

Stacey Housley leads the Broncos with 25 singles victories on the season including a 12-3 record in dual match play. Housley had her team-leading 15 match winning streak snapped against Wichita State, Feb. 11.


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