#43 Boise State Edges Denver

The Boise State women's tennis team had to work a bit for win #9. The Broncos prevailed 4-3 over Denver University yesterday at the Appleton Tennis Center.

#43 Boise State captured it's sixth consecutive win as the Lady Bronco tennis team downed Denver 4-3 yesterday at the Appleton Tennis Center in Boise .

Coach Mark Tichenor's team struck first in doubles and it proved to be vital.  The 33rd-ranked team of Pichittra Thongdach and Lauren Megale downed Denver 's Ute Schnov and Sophia Berner 8-5, while Stephanie Jasper and Marlena Pietzuch won a narrow 8-7 decision and Bianca Jochimsen and Elyse Edwards won by an 8-3 count. 

Jochimsen made it 2-0 when she came from behind to beat Bergner 3-6, 6-2, 6-1.  Pietzuch earned a straight sets victory at #5 singles and Rocio Frej secured the win with a 6-0, 6-1 win at #6. 

Boise State (9-4) has won all seven matches against Mountain Region teams, and will face another tomorrow against San Diego .  The two teams are slated to meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Appleton Tennis Center .

#43 Boise State 4, Denver 3

Doubles:

1.)    #33 Pichittra Thongdach/Lauren Megale (Boise State) def. Ute Schnoy/Sophia Bergner (Denver) 8-5

2.)    Stephanie Jasper/Marlena Pietzuch (BOISE STATE) def. Anna-Betty Kadar/Julia Bauregger (DENVER) 8-7

3.)    Bianca Jochimsen/Elyse Edwards (BOISE STATE) def. Mikele Smith/Lorinda Boothman 8-3

Singles:

1.)    Schnoy (DENVER) def. Thongdach (BOISE STATE) 6-7, 7-5, 10-6

2.)    Bauregger (DENVER) def. Megale (BOISE STATE) 6-2, 6-3

3.)    Jochimsen (BOISE STATE) def. Bergner (DENVER) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1

4.)    Boothman (DENVER) def. Jasper (BOISE STATE) 7-6, 6-1

5.)    Pietzuch (BOISE STATE) def. Kadar (DENVER) 6-2, 6-3

6.)    Rocio Frej (BOISE STATE) def. Smith (DENVER) 6-0, 6-1


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