Broncos Take 9 of 11 matches

BOISE, Idaho Seven members of the Boise State University women’s tennis team recorded victories in singles play, Saturday, at the Jack Taylor Classic, hosted by Boise State.


All seven victories came against Washington State as the Broncos took seven of the eight singles matches from WSU after taking all three doubles matches in Friday’s competition.


Laura Baum defeated Anastasia Opata in three sets 4-6, 6-4 and 6-4, while teammate Bianca Jochimsen also needed three sets to oust her opponent, Aleksandra Stekanova, 6-3, 4-6 and 6-3.


The Broncos who won their matches in straight sets include Jana Mackova who downed Aleksandra Cekic, 6-2 and 6-1, along with Tatiana Ganzha who defeated Amy Toth, 6-4 and 6-1.  Tiffany Coll also managed to vanquish Ashley Spicer in straight sets 6-4 and 6-1. The final straight set victory of the night was turned in by Carolyn Berry when she beat Kara Konomos, 6-2 and 6-1.


The senior Stacey Housley concluded the victorious day in singles for the Broncos when she beat Marjolein van de Ven, 4-6, 6-0 and 7-5.


Boise State also recorded three wins in doubles Saturday. The team of Baum and Mackova defeated New Mexico’s Nora Quintal and Jennifer Ryba, 8-2 then went on to beat Oregon’s Anna Powaska and Erika Januskova, 8-4, to earn two of the Bronco’s victories in doubles.  Jochimsen and Coll rounded out the doubles matches for the day by beating Sandra Zmak and Mackenzie White of New Mexico by the score of 8-2.


The Jack Taylor Classic will conclude Sunday when Boise State takes on Oregon in singles and New Mexico in doubles beginning at 9:00 a.m.






Monika Hoz de Vila, Oregon, d. Sandra Zmak, UNM, 7-6, 6-3

Mackenzie White, UNM, d. Simone Templeton, Ore., 6-4, 6-1

Erika Januskova, Ore., d. Jennifer Ryba, UNM, 6-1, 6-4

Eka Burduli, WSU, d. Polina Kokoulina, BSU, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1

Bianca Jochimsen, BSU, d. Aleksandra Stefanova, WSU, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Jana Mackova, BSU, d. Aleksandra Cekic, WSU 6-2, 6-1

Tatiana Ganzha, BSU, d. Amy Toth, WSU, 6-4, 6-1

Stacey Housley, BSU, d. Marjolein van de Ven, WSU, 4-6, 6-0, 7-5

Tiffany Coll, BSU, d. Ashley Spicer, WSU, 6-4, 6-1

Ola Abou-Zekry, UNM, d. Anna Powaska, Ore., 6-4, 6-3

Nora Quintal, UNM, d. Claudia Hirt, Ore., 7-5, 6-2

Carmen Seremeta, Ore., d. Lucy Scott, UNM, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2

Carolyn Berry, BSU, d. Kara Konomos, WSU, 6-2, 6-1

Laura Baum, BSU, d. Anastasia Opata, WSU, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4




Scott/Abou-Zekry, UNM, d. Ganzha/Kokoulina, BSU, 9-7

Baum/Mackova, BSU, d. Quintal/Ryba, UNM, 8-2

Jochimsen/Coll, BSU, d. Zmak/White, UNM, 8-2

Januskova/Hoz de Vila, Ore. d. Stefanova/Toth, WSU, 8-4

Powaska/Hirt, Ore., d. Cekic/Spicer, WSU, 8-5

Seremeta/Templeton, Ore., d. van de Ven/Opata, WSU, 8-4

Seremeta/Hirt, Ore. d. Jochimsen/Coll, BSU, 8-2

Baum/Mackova, BSU, d. Januskova/Powaska, Ore., 8-4

Toth/Stefanova, WSU, d. Abou-Zekry/Scott, UNM, 8-1

Quintal/Ryba, UNM, d. Cekic/Spicer, WSU, 8-4

White/Zmak, UNM, d. van de Ven/Opata, WSU, 8-5


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