Boise State Wraps-Up Second Day of Jack Taylor Open

BOISE, Idaho - Day two of the Boise State Jack Taylor Open proved to be successful for the Bronco women's tennis team as Boise State played to a 2-1 doubles record and a 4-3 record in singles competition at the Appleton Tennis Center, Saturday (Oct. 2).

The Broncos got things rolling early, opening the morning session with a pair of doubles wins against Washington State. Lauren Megale and Sonia Klamczynska would earn the first Boise State win of the day by beating Ksenia Googe and Andjela Kankaras, 8-1. They were followed by Stephanie Jasper and Marlena Pietzuch, who scored an 8-5 victory against Elisabeth Fournier and Marina Nicolas.

The Broncos used their early momentum to roll into singles competition, where the women would earn a pair of wins against both WSU and the University of Montana. After dropping her first singles match of the day, Jasper rebounded with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Whitney Paluch of Montana. Klamczynska followed suit with a 6-0, 1-6, 6-2 win over Heather Davidson (UM) to record the second singles win for Boise State on the day.

Pietzuch and Megale would each earn singles wins as well, extending Boise State's overall singles record on the weekend to 10-5. Pietzuch recorded a 6-2, 6-1 win over Marina Nicolas (WSU), while Megale beat Andjela Kankaras (WSU), 6-0, 6-4.

The Boise State Jack Taylor Open will conclude on Sunday (Oct. 3) with doubles matches beginning at 9 a.m. There will be two flights of singles matches, with the final one scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

RESULTS

Doubles

Lauren Megale/Sonia Klamczynska (BSU) def. Ksenia Googe/Andjela Kankaras (WSU) 8-1

Stephanie Jasper/Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) def. Elisabeth Fournier/Marina Nicolas (WSU) 8-5

Rebecca Bran/Whitney Paluch (UM) def. Marlena Pietzuch/Morgan Basil (BSU) 8-5

Singles

Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Lauren Megale (BSU) 7-6, 4-6, 6-4

Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Morgan Basil (BSU) 6-4, 6-0

Stephanie Jasper (BSU) def. Whitney Paluch (UM) 6-3, 6-3

Sonia Klamczynska (BSU) def. Heather Davidson (UM) 6-0, 1-6, 6-2

Marlena Pietzuch (BSU) def. Marina Nicolas (WSU) 6-2, 6-1

Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Stephanie Jasper (BSU) 6-1, 6-3

Lauren Megale (BSU) def. Andjela Kankaras (WSU) 6-0, 6-4


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