PROVO, Utah (9/23/2012) - Freshman Teal Vosburgh
led the Boise State contingent of three at the Brigham Young Invitational this weekend going 2-2 in singles and reaching the consolation quarterfinals. In Doubles Manuela Pietzuch
and Anissa Bryant-Swift
teamed up to reach the consolation semifinals. This was the second of four tournaments this fall that Boise State will participate.
Vosburgh won her opening match Friday in the round of 32 in the "Blue Flight" with a straight set victory over Weber State's Michelle Warwick (6-1, 6-2). Vosburgh fell in the next round going three sets before BYU's Desiree Tran won 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-4. In the consolation round of 16, the freshman defeated Weber State's Nittaya Phonharath 6-0, 6-0, advancing to the quarterfinals where she fell to Wyoming's Silviya Zhelyazkova 6-2, 6-3. Manuela Pietzuch
also advanced to the consolation quarterfinals in singles defeating Amber Tanner of Weber State 6-4, 6-4. Pietzuch finished the tournament going 1-2 in singles. Anissa Bryant-Swift
was the third Bronco to compete in Provo going 0-2 in singles. Pietzuch and Bryant-Swift teamed up in doubles collecting a 8-1 win over Utah State's Amber Stuhlmann / Julie Tukuafu in the consolation quarterfinals before losing in the semifinals to Kallie Sperry / Kristina Voytsekhovich from Utah State 8-3.
Vosburgh was paired up with Brigham Young's Lisa Waldron in doubles, they advanced to the consolation championship match before falling 9-8 (2) to Sperry / Voytsekhovich of Utah State.
Boise State will be hosting the Jack Taylor Classic this coming weekend at the Appleton Tennis Center on campus. The entire Bronco squad of 11 players will be competing in the tournament.
Final Boise State Tournament Summary
Brigham Young Invitational
Sept. 21-23, 2012. Anissa Bryant-Swift - Singles
Round of 32 - Jessica Parizher (Wyoming) def. Bryant-Swift (BSU), 6-4, 6-3
Consolation Round of 16 - Mackenna Maddox (BYU) def. Bryant-Swift (BSU), 6-1, 6-0
Manuela Pietzuch - Singles
Round of 32 - Kristina Voytsekhovich (Utah St.) def. Pietzuch (BSU), 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Consolation Round of 16 - Pietzuch (BSU) def. Ashley Tanner (Weber St.), 6-4, 6-4
Consolation Quarterfinals - Julie Tukuafu (Utah St.) def. Pietzuch (BSU), 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 Teal Vosburgh
Round of 32 - Vosburgh (BSU) def. Michelle Warwick (Weber St.), 6-1, 6-2
Round of 16 - Desiree Tran (BYU) def. Vosburgh (BSU), 7-6(3), 6-1, 6-4
Consolation Round of 16 - Vosburgh (BSU) def. Nittaya Phonharath (Weber St.), 6-0, 6-0
Consolation Quarterfinals - Silviya Zhelyazkova (Wyoming) def. Vosburgh (BSU), 6-2, 6-3
Manuela Pietzuch/Anissa Bryant-Swift - Doubles
Round of 16 - Alexandra Kovacs / Sasa Nemcova (Wyoming) def. Pietzuch / Bryant-Swift (BSU), 8-2
Consolation Quarterfinals - Pietzuch / Bryant-Swift (BSU) def. Amber Stuhlmann / Julie Tukuafu (Utah St.), 8-1
Consolation Semifinals - Kallie Sperry / Kristina Voytsekhovich (Utah St.) def. Pietzuch / Bryant-Swift (BSU), 8-3