Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Hosts Eastern Washington, Idaho

BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State women's tennis team will be back in action this weekend when it hosts Eastern Washington and Idaho at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center. The Broncos' match against Eastern Washington is scheduled for an 11 a.m. tentative start, Friday and will begin after the men's 9 a.m. match against Montana State. Boise State will take on Idaho at 10 a.m., Saturday.

What Happened Last Time - The Broncos are coming off a weekend sweep of Weber State and Seattle in Saturday's doubleheader. Boise State took down the Wildcats by a score of 6-1 before defeating the Redhawks 4-3. The Orange and Blue took all three doubles matches in each of the contests, and are 9-3 in doubles matches this spring. Morgan Basil, Marlena Pietzuch and Sandy Vo each went a perfect 4-0 in singles and doubles.

Grub and Greet - The Boise State men's and women's tennis teams will be hosting a "Grub and Greet" event where fans and boosters will have the opportunity to have the opportunity to dine with both teams in the Stueckle Sky Center. The event will be held March 9 at 7 p.m. To make reservations, call the Boas Tennis Center at 208-426-5737, Greg Patton at 208-484-2432 or Beck Roghaar at 208-631-2842. Reservations can also be made via email and sent to tapsey@boisestate.edu, gpatton@boisestate.edu, or beckroghaar@boisestate.edu.

Looking at Eastern Washington - The Eagles ore 0-3 this season with losses to Seattle, Washington State and Northern Colorado. The team hasn't solidified its lineup as two people have played in the No. 1 spot and the No. 3 position has been filled by a different player in each duel. Chelsea Patton, the daughter of Boise State Men's Tennis Coach Greg Patton, has played at Nos. 1-3.

Looking at Idaho - Idaho is 4-2 this season and is coming off a 5-2 win over Gonzaga. The No. 1 doubles tandem of Beatriz Flores and Victoria Lozano are undefeated this spring with a 6-0 record. Like Boise State, the Vandals have a set of twins as Victoria Lozano fills the No. 1 position and Alejandra has played at both Nos. 4-5.

2012 Team - The Boise State women's tennis team is coming off a 17-8 season and a 5-1 record in the WAC. The Broncos advanced to the conference finals but fell 4-3 to Fresno State. Lone senior Sonia Klamczynska returns to lead a young Bronco team that includes one freshman and two sophomores. Manuela Pietzuch joins the Boise State roster after transferring from Virginia Commonwealth and joins her sister Marlena.

Next Home Match - The Boise State will have almost a month before they return to play in Boise. The Broncos will next face Utah, March 3 and Montana March 4.

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