Palmer Headlines Three All-Conference Selections
April 25, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – Freshman Wilhelmina Palmer was named Mountain West Co-Freshman of the Year, headlining a group of three Broncos earning All-Mountain West honors.

Palmer is joined by sophomore Anja Dokic as All-Mountain West singles performers, while the doubles duo of Dokic and Wiktoria Nosek earned All-Mountain West doubles honors.

The freshman out of Stockholm, Sweden is the first Bronco to ever earn the honor in the Mountain West, and just the third Bronco all-time to earn a conference Freshman/Newcomer of the Year honor in program history. The last was Vivien Silfany, who was the WAC Freshman of the Year in 2009, and prior to that, Gayleen McManus was named the Big Sky Newcomer of the Year in 1995. Palmer boasts a record of 12-4 this spring, and moved from No. 2 singles to No. 1 singles halfway through the season. She is 4-2 on the year at the No. 1 spot, and 6-1 from the No. 2 spot. She also is 1-1 at the No. 3 singles slot and 1-0 at the No. 4 spot. In conference play she is 4-1 in singles, with the lone loss coming last weekend vs. Utah State. She shares the honor as Co-Freshman of the Year with Izumi Asano of UNLV.

Dokic earned All-Mountain West singles honors for the second-straight season. She boasts a spring record of 12-6, and is 5-0 in conference play. She has split time with Palmer at No. 1 and No. 2 singles for much of the season, and is 8-3 at No. 1 singles and 4-3 at No. 2 singles on the year. She has closed the season out on a high note, boasting a 7-2 record in her last nine matches, and she has won five-straight.

2013 was the last time the Broncos placed two on the All-Mountain West singles list.   

Dokic joins teammate Nosek as an All-Mountain West Doubles Team, the first time this pairing has earned such an honor. The pairing is 2-1 in conference play and has found a home at No. 1 doubles where they are 8-7 overall. They are a big part of the team’s success in doubles, as the Broncos have won 15-of-20 doubles points on the season, and are 4-1 in doubles in Mountain West play. For Nosek, this is her second All-Mountain West doubles honors, as she and teammate Hanna Kantenwein earned the award in 2017.

The six-seeded Broncos will open up the Mountain West Women’s Tennis Tournament at home in Appleton Tennis Center on Thursday, April 26 at 4 p.m. MT when they play the No. 11 seed, Colorado State. They are looking for the first Boise State win in the women’s tennis Mountain West Tournament in program history.

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