March 16, 2018
BOISE, Idaho -- The Broncos took the doubles point to take an early lead over visiting BYU, but were unable to hold on, falling 4-1 to the Cougars on Friday afternoon at Boas Tennis Center.
The Broncos (5-6) won a winner-take-all doubles match at No. 1, as the duo of Wiktoria Nosek/Anja Dokic defeated Mayci Jones/Polina Malykh, 6-3 to win the doubles point after the Broncos and Cougars (8-4) split sets two and three. No. 2 doubles combo of Wilhelmina Palmer/Nancy Menjivar defeated Anastasia Abramyan/Madeline Almeida (BYU) 6-2, but the No. 3 BYU doubles team of Taylah Beckman/Samantha Smith defeated the Broncos' combo of Vanessa Timm/Hanna Kantenwein.
Up 1-0, the Broncos were unable to have the momentum from doubles continue into singles, the Cougars swept singles play, 4-1. They won first on court five as Polina Malykh (BYU) defeated Nancy Menjivar (BSU) 6-3, 6-0. The Cougars then went up 3-0 after a 6-3, 6-0 win on court four. Then at No. 2 singles, Dokic fell 6-4, 6-4 to Abramyan. On court six, Timm put up a big fight, forcing a third set after winning set one 6-3, but falling in set two 6-2. However, she fell 6-2 in the third set, giving the Cougars the 4-1 victory.
The Broncos will regroup and start Mountain West play on Sunday, March 18 at 11:30 a.m. MT.
Friday, March 16, 2018 Boise, Idaho -- Boas Indoor Center
No. 1 --Wiktoria Nosek/Anja Dokic (BSU) def. Mayci Jones/Polina Malykh (BYU) -- 6-3
No. 2 -- Wilhelmina Palmer/Nancy Menjivar (BSU) def. Anastasia Abramyan/Madeline Almeida (BYU) -- 6-2
No. 3 -- Taylah Beckman/Samantha Smith (BYU) def. Vanessa Timm/Hanna Kantenwein (BSU) -- 6-1
Order of Finish -- 2,3,1*
No. 1 -- Mayci Jones (BYU) vs. Wilhelmina Palmer (BSU) -- DNF
No. 2 -- Anastasia Abramyan (BYU) def. Anja Dokic (BSU) -- 6-4, 6-4
No. 3 -- Hanna Kantenwein (BSU) vs. Madeline Almeida (BYU) -- DNF
No. 4 -- Kate Cusick (BYU) def. Wiktoria Nosek (BSU) -- 6-3, 6-0
No. 5 -- Polina Malykh (BYU) def. Nancy Menjivar (BSU) -- 6-3, 6-0
No. 6 -- Hermehr Kaur (BYU) def. Vanessa Timm (BSU) -- 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Order of Finish -- 5,4,2,6*