Jan. 30, 2015
BOISE, Idaho - Boise State opened the weekend with a dominating 6-1 victory over the Seattle U. Redhawks in a nonconference women's tennis match at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center. The Broncos started the night by sweeping all three doubles matches then followed with five singles victories to improve to 3-1 overall.
"I'm really pleased with the progress we've been making match to match so far this year," said coach Beck Roghaar. "We started to look really sharp in doubles tonight which has been a focus of ours lately, so that was great for all of us to see. It was really special to have Traejen (Kingston) with us as an honorary coach tonight too. He's just an incredible inspiration to us all and a big part of our family."
Teal Vosburgh and Milena Toseva began the night off with a quick 6-1 victory at No. 3 doubles versus Kristen James and Sari Kwee, they improved to 4-1 on the year. The team point came when Megan LaLone and Arianna Paules Aldrey put away Seattle's Barbara Carey and Madison Maloney 6-2 on court two. Boise State's top doubles team of Bobbi Oshiro and Sammie Watson closed the doubles competition moments later with a 6-3 victory over the Redhawks' top pair of Kelli Woodman and Michelle Lui, The Bronco pair is now 11-3 on the year.
In singles Boise State opened strong as Oshiro handed Kailyn Skjonsby at 6-0, 6-1 loss on court five to make the score Boise State 2-0. The junior moved to 13-3 in singles this year.
Toseva was the next to finish defeating Madison Maloney on court three 6-1, 6-4. The sophomore moved to 9-7 overall in singles.
The match clinching victory came on court one where Teal Vosburgh downed Michelle Lui in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. Vosburgh is now 16-4 on the year and 2-1 at No. 1 singles in duals.
Freshman Nancy Menjivar made it 4-0 Broncos when she recorded her second-career victory since joining the team in early January. Menjivar defeated Seattle U's Audrey Scott in two sets 6-3, 6-4.
The lone Seattle U point came on court two where Boise State freshman Arianna Paules Aldrey fought back from one set down to force a 10-point set three tiebreak. Unfortunately, Paules Aldrey came up on the short end of a 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6) score. She is now a solid 11-6 in singles this year.
The final match of the night came down to Megan LaLone at No. 4 singles where she battled through two tough sets to win 6-2, 7-6 (5) over Barbara Carey. LaLone improved to 16-4 overall in singles this year and 3-0 in duals this semester.
Next up for the Broncos is a match versus Weber State at 10 a.m. Sunday morning in the Boas Indoor Tennis Center.
Seattle U. (3-4) at Boise State (3-1)
January 30, 2015
Boise, Idaho (Boas Indoor Tennis Center)
Boise State def. Seattle U. 6-1
1. Oshiro/Sammie Watson (BSU) def. Woodman/Lui (SU) 6-3
2. LaLone/Paules Aldrey (BSU) def. Carey/Maloney (SU) 6-2
3. Vosburgh/Toseva (BSU) def. Kristen James/Sari Kwee (SU) 6-1
Order of finish: 3,2,1
1. Teal Vosburgh (BSU) def. Michelle Lui (SU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Kelli Woodman (SU) def. Arianna Paules Aldrey (BSU) 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6)
3. Milena Toseva (BSU) def. Madison Maloney (SU) 6-1, 6-4
4. Megan LaLone (BSU) def. Barbara Carey (SU) 6-2, 7-6 (5)
5. Bobbi Oshiro (BSU) def. Kailyn Skjonsby (SU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Nancy Menjivar (BSU) def. Audrey Scott (SU) 6-3, 6-4
Order of finish: 5,3,1,6,2,4
Clinch times was 7:05
Match ended at 7:30