April 10, 2015
Sunday, April 12 vs College of Idaho
Noon | Boise, Idaho
Boise State women's tennis hosts College of Idaho Sunday, in the final home match of the season. The Broncos will recognize seniors Kaitlyn Brown
and Sammie Watson
just before they take the court at Appleton Tennis Center for the final time.The match begins at noon (MT) and will be played outdoors, weather permitting.
Admission to the match is free.Parkingwill be free in the Liberal Arts Lot for tennis spectators.
About College of Idaho
The Yotes are 4-5 on the season and coming off a win Tuesday, against Treasure Valley Community College. College of Idaho is 2-5 against four-year institutions this season, defeating Willamette and Chaminade. Five of the eight women on the Yotes' roster are Idaho natives. Head coach Cisco Limbago is in his 30th year as a tennis coach at College of Idaho, where he was a standout student-athlete on the football and tennis teams.
The SeniorsKaitlyn Brown
is a native of Boise, Idaho, and has been a four-year member of the Boise State women's tennis team since graduating from Timberline High School. During the fall season Brown went 4-7 in singles and 5-3 in doubles competition. A 2014 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, Brown won her lone singles match as a junior. She teamed with Sonia Klamczynska at No. 3 doubles for the majority of her freshman season. Brown was the top-ranked senior in Idaho in 2011.
has made her mark on Boise State women's tennis in just three seasons after transferring from Utah prior to her sophomore season. Watson is the team captain this season and has a 22-4 record in singles, including 11-3 during the spring season. She has won nine of her last11 singles matches, while also pairing with Bobbi Oshiro
to form the No. 8-ranked doubles team in the Mountain Region. Watson's career singles record at Boise State is 55-25, including a 32-15 mark in spring dual matches. Watson was also a skiing standout as a youth. She was a Junior Olympic member of the Ski Club Vail Racing Team and placed 13th in the giant slalom at the Junior Olympics.
Last Time Out
Boise State split a pair of road matches last weekend. The Broncos topped Air Force Friday, before falling at No. 49 New Mexico Sunday. Boise State picked up its first road win of the season in a 4-3 victory against the Falcons. The win came after dropping the doubles point and rallying in singles with wins from Teal Vosburgh
, Megan LaLone
, Bobbi Oshiro
and Sammie Watson
. The strong play continued early Sunday, as Boise State gave the nationally-ranked Lobos all they could handle. The Broncos won the doubles point and took the first set on four singles courts. New Mexico won the second set on all six courts and rallied for a 5-2 win. Vosburgh won her singles match on court one for her second win of the weekend.
The Broncos take on Utah State to close the regular season April 18, in Logan, Utah. The Aggies enter the week 11-9 overall and 1-3 in Mountain West play, after dropping both matches last week at New Mexico and Air Force. Following the match at Utah State, the Broncos will return to Albuquerque, N.M, for the 2015 Mountain West Championship, April 22-26.