No. 41 Boise State Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season With Win Over Nevada

RENO, Nev. The No. 41-ranked Boise State women’s team bounced back quickly from their 6-1 loss to Denver on Saturday, downing No. 65-ranked University of Nevada, 4-3, on Sunday. The Broncos improve to 18-5 on the season winning their final regular season match while the Wolfpack fall to 7-10 on the season.

Starting off strong the Broncos were able to capture the doubles point, winning two of the three matches. In the No. 1 spot, Pichittra Thongdach and Polina Kokoulina were able to sneak past and upset No. 38-ranked Maria Mizyuk and Caroline Bailly of Nevada, 9-8. In the No. 3 doubles match, Klaudia Wlodarczyk and Bianca Jochimsen teamed to defeat Lais Ogata and Florence De Vrye, 9-7.

In singles play, Boise State captured three additional wins, all in three-set matches, to clinch the team title. In the No. 1 singles spot, Thongdach upset No. 59-ranked Mizyuk, 4-6, 6-4, 6-5. Wlodarczyk also earned a big win for the Broncos, topping De Vrye, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the No. 4 singles match. Stacey Housley earned a 7-6, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Ogata in the No. 5 spot to help clinch the team win.

The Wolfpack was able to capture an 8-6 win in the No. 2 doubles match with Alice Hall and Ly-Huong Dinh topping Laura Baum and Jana Mackova. Dinh also earned a 7-6, 6-3 win over Baum in the No. 6 singles match while Hall defeated Jochimsen, 6-0, 6-3 in the No. 3 singles match. Nevada also earned a win from Bailly when she topped Kokoulina 7-5, 6-3 in the No. 2 singles match to give the Wolfpack their third team point.

The Broncos conclude their 2008 regular season with the win and will prepare for the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Las Cruces, New Mexico April 24-26.

Tennis Match Results

Boise State vs Nevada

Apr 13, 2008 at Reno, Nev.

(Galena HS)

#41 Boise State 4, #65 Nevada 3

Singles competition

1. Pichittra Thongdach (BSU) def. Maria Mizyuk (NEV) 4-6, 6-4, 6-5

2. Caroline Bailly (NEV) def. Polina Kokoulina (BSU) 7-5, 6-3

3. Alice Hall (NEV) def. Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) 6-0, 6-3

4. Klaudia Wlodarczyk (BSU) def. Florence De Vrye (NEV) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

5. Stacey Housley (BSU) def. Lais Ogata (NEV) 7-6, 6-2, 6-1

6. Ly-Huong Dinh (NEV) def. Laura Baum (BSU) 7-6, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Pichittra Thongdach/Polina Kokoulina (BSU) def. Maria Mizyuk/Caroline Bailly (NEV) 9-8

2. Alice Hall/Ly-Huong Dinh (NEV) def. Laura Baum/Jana Mackova (BSU) 8-6

3. Klaudia Wlodarczyk/Bianca Jochimsen (BSU) def. Lais Ogata/Florence De Vrye (NEV) 9-7

Match Notes:

Boise State 18-5; National ranking #41

Nevada 7-10; National ranking #65

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