Bronco Women's Tennis Team Upsets New Mexico

The emerging Bronco women's tennis team upset #38 New Mexico on their home courts. Boise State surprised the Lobos 5-2 yesterday and will take on #75 Kansas State today.

The #67 Boise State women's tennis team defeated 38th-ranked, New Mexico 5-2 last night at the Lobo Tennis Center in Albuquerque.

Boise State won two of the three doubles matches to secure the first point of the match. Bianca Jochimsen and Tiffany Coll dominated at the No. 3 position, breaking the team of Nora Quintal and Maria Sotirchos three times en route to an 8-2 victory. In the No. 1 position, Jana Mackova and Laura Baum battled Iva Gersic and Ola Abou-Zekry to 8-7, however Boise State garnered the victory when Gersic retired because of knee problems. No. 3 singles player Jana Mackova of Boise State defeated Mackenzie White, 1-6, 7-5 and 10-5, to capture a match point for the Broncos. Senior Stacey Housley followed with a straight sets victory, 6-1 and 6-3, over Lucy Scott to put Boise State within one point of capturing the match. The Broncos then turned to undefeated Klaudia Wlodarcyzk, who remained perfect with a 7-6 and 6-2 victory over Quintal.

Coll collected an insurance point for the Broncos when she beat Jennifer Ryba 6-4 and 6-3.

Jochimsen was defeated by Abou-Zekry, 6-4 and 6-3 while Kokoulina fell to Zmak 6-3, 1-6 and 6-2.

Coach Mark Tichenor's Broncos are now 6-1 on the season, adding the win over the Lobos to an earlier victory over #75 Nevada.

Boise State will face #65 Kansas State today in Albuquerque.

Results

Boise State 5, New Mexico 2

Doubles

Baum/Mackova (Boise State) def. Gersic/Abou-Zekry (New Mexico) 8-7 ret.

Scott/Zmak (New Mexico) def. Kokoulina/Wlodarczyk (Boise State) 8-5

Coll/Jochimsen (Boise State) def. Quintal/Sotirchos (New Mexico) 8-2

Singles

Ola Abou-Zekry (New Mexico) def. Bianca Jochimsen (Boise State) 6-4, 6-3 Sandra Zmak (New Mexico) def. Polina Kokoulina (Boise State) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 Jana Mackova (Boise State) def. Mackenzie White (New Mexico) 1-6, 7-5,10-5 Stacey Housley (Boise State) def. Lucy Scott (New Mexico) 6-1, 6-3 K. Wlodarczyk (Boise State) def. Nora Quintal (New Mexico) 7-6, 6-2 Tiffany Coll (Boise State) def. Jennifer Ryba (New Mexico) 6-4, 6-3


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