Bronco Women's Tennis Falls to Denver 6-1

RENO, Nev. The No. 41-ranked Boise State women’s tennis team had an 11-match winning streak snapped on Saturday when they fell to No. 27-ranked University of Denver, 6-1. The Broncos were only able to pick up one win in singles play. They nearly had the doubles point clinched, but the Pioneers came back in the No. 3 doubles match to snag the win and earn the doubles point.

In the No. 3 singles match, Klaudia Wlodarczyk earned a 7-5, 2-6, 10-6 win over Ute Schnoy to give the Broncos their single point of the day. Although they did not receive a team point, Boise State’s No. 2 doubles team of Jana Mackova and Laura Baum also earned a win topping Schnoy and Kyla Iwinski, 8-4.

Denver won the No. 1 doubles match with No. 35-ranked Mallory Voelker and Julia Bauregger defeating Pichittra Thongdach and Polina Kokoulina, 8-5. Wlodarczyk and Bianca Jochimsen were playing in the No. 3 doubles spot for Boise State and were unable to hold off Annette Aksdal and Bhavani Tirumurti, falling 9-8 and giving the doubles point to Denver.

No. 73-ranked Voelker earned a 6-4, 6-2 win over Thongdach in the No. 1 singles spot while Aksdal downed Kokoulina 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 2 position. At the No. 4 spot Bauregger ran away with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Stacey Housley. Iwinksi fought off Mackova in the No. 5 spot, winning 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 while Tirumurti earned a 6-3, 6-3 win over Baum in the No. 6 spot.

The Broncos came out strong, but struggled after doubles play due to tough opponents and high altitude.

The Broncos fall to 17-5 (4-1 on a neutral court) while Denver improved to 19-2. Boise State will face No. 65-ranked University of Nevada on Sunday in their final regular season match of the season.

#27 Denver 6, #41 Boise State 1

Reno, Nevada

Saturday, April 12

Doubles

  1. #35 Mallory Voelker/Julia Bauregger (DU) def. Pichittra Thongdach/Polina Kokoulina (BSU), 8-5
  2. Jana Mackova/Laura Baum (BSU) def. Ute Schnoy/Kyla Iwinski (DU), 8-4
  3. Annette Aksdal/Bhavani Tirumurti (DU) def. Klaudia Wlodarczyk/Bianca Jochimsen (BSU), 9-8

Singles
1. #73 Voelker (DU) def. Thongdach (BSU), 6-4, 6-2

2. Aksdal (DU) def. Kokoulina (BSU), 6-2, 6-1

3. Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Schnoy (DU), 7-5, 2-6, 10-6

4. Bauregger (DU) def. Stacey Housley (BSU), 6-2, 6-0

5. Iwinski (DU) def. Mackova (BSU), 6-4, 5-7, 10-8

6. Tirumurti (DU) def. Baum (BSU), 6-3, 6-3

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