The #41 Utah Utes came into Boise thinking they would walk away with a victory over the Boise State women's tennis team. It didn't happen. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the Lady Broncos topped their rivals to the south by a count of 5-2.
The BoiseState women's tennis team is
flying high after a 5-2 win over #41 Utah yesterday at the AppletonTennisCenter in Boise.
The Broncos shocked the
Utes right off the bat by winning all three doubles matches.After Utah's Evgenia Kryuchkova
defeated Lauren Megale 6-3, 6-1, dependable Pichittra Thongdach, the #42-ranked
singles player in the nation, put away Anastasia Putlina 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to put BoiseState up 2-1.Bianca Jochimsen came from behind to down Erin Monson 5-7, 7-5, 7-6,
winning the third set by a 7-4 tiebreaker.
Elyse Edwards clinched
the win with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Missy Harris at #5 singles.Marlena Pietzuch was also victorious at #6 singles in straight sets.
BoiseState hosts another Mountain
West Conference team this Saturday when they meet BYU at at the AppletonTennisCenter, weather permitting.