Many area sports fans have wanted to catch the exciting Boise State tennis team in action. What better chance than on a gorgeous spring day in Boise? Coach Greg Patton's team will take on Montana State at 10 this morning and follow that up with a meeting against Loyola-Marymount at 5.
The #21 BoiseState
tennis team hosts two matches on the sun-soaked AppletonTennisCenter
today.The Broncos entertain MontanaState this morning at 10 and then
take on Loyola Marymount at
features the #12 singles player in the nation, Luke Shields at the top of the
lineup.Shields is 16-3 this season and
also teams with junior Piotr Dilaj to form the #52 doubles tandem in the
Brother Clancy Shields will go for the Broncos at No. 2
singles.Clancy is 12-5 on the
season.Dilaj has won some crucial
matches for BoiseState,
going 13-8 at the No. 3 singles position.Sophomore Steve Roberson has become a dependable force for Coach Patton,
racking up a 14-2 record this season.Blake
Boswell (11-10), Eric Roberson (12-9) and Brent Werbeck (10-7) have all
received considerable playing time at the No. 5 & 6 singles spots.
Coach Greg Patton's
Broncos are off to one of the best seasons in school history at 21-5 and are
trying to finish the season in the top 16.BoiseState
has defeated 13 opponents ranked in the top 75, including Stanford, South
and New Mexico.A final ranking within the top 16 is
important because it would allow BoiseState to host the first two rounds
of the upcoming NCAA National Tennis Tournament.The Broncos are also tuning up for the
Western Athletic Conference Tournament, which starts in less than three weeks
took home the title in the 16-team Red Lion Spring Break Invitational last
weekend by winning four matches in four days.The Broncos clash with rivals FresnoState and UtahState next weekend at the AppletonCenter.
Come out and enjoy the sun and great Bronco tennis!