It's Boise State vs. Fresno State for the fifth straight year in women's tennis. The Broncos put away #4-seed Hawai'i 4-0 today to earn a return match against the Lady Bulldogs. First serve is at noon tomorrow in Fresno.
four consecutive seasons, the BoiseState
women's tennis team has been the bridesmaid of the Western Athletic
Conference.The Broncos can change
that tomorrow afternoon in Fresno, California.
Mark Tichenor's team shut out Hawai'i 4-0
today in the WAC semifinals to earn a ticket in tomorrow's finals against
their arch-nemesis, FresnoState.The Bulldogs (surprise, surprise) defeated #2 seed Nevada with
the benefit of their home court, 4-2.FresnoState has
won eight consecutive WAC titles including the last four over BoiseState.
difference this year is that BoiseState is
favored as the #1 seed.Tell that to
went down today to the home team.The
Broncos still have to win it on the courts, and do it in a hostile environment.
to be on a mission this afternoon, taking the doubles point and following with
three consecutive singles victories.
Edwards and Bianca Jochimsen downed Algae Van den Bergh and Natasha Zorec 8-3 at
#3 doubles and when Marlena Pietzuch and Stephanie Jasper emerged victorious at
#2 doubles, the Broncos secured the point.
defeated Katarina Polakova in straight sets and Pietzuch also scored a straight
sets win to put the Broncos on the brink of their fifth straight WAC
championship match.The WAC
Women's Player of the Year, Pichittra Thongdach, would take care of that.She beat Sophie Kobuch 7-5, 6-2 to give BoiseState the
final will be at Mountain time.Live scoring is available tomorrow at: