Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State advances two in men’s tennis tournament

STATESMAN STAFFOctober 5, 2013 

BOISE — Brian Foley and Toby Mitchell will compete in Saturday’s quarterfinals at the Dar Walters Tennis Classic at Boise State. Foley advanced with a 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-1 win over Sanjay Goswami of Weber State, and Mitchell defeated Daniel Loebel of Idaho State 6-1, 6-2. Overall, BSU went 5-1 in singles action Friday. The tournament continues Saturday with consolation matches starting at 9 a.m. at Timberline High. Main draw matches begin at 10 a.m. at Appleton Tennis Center and Julia Davis Park.

• Andy Bettles defeated No. 14 Tsvetan Mihov (South Carolina) 6-2, 6-3 at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Bettles (7-1) will play No. 23 Alex Sarkissian (Pepperdine) in the quarterfinals Saturday. Semifinals are also Saturday.

BSU SOCCER: The Broncos beat Wyoming 2-1 at home. Katy Oehring opened the scoring for BSU (7-4-2, 2-1 Mountain West), and Shannon Schueren secured the game with a goal in the 69th minute.

• The Broncos’ conference match against Air Force, scheduled for Sunday, has been postponed because of the partial government shutdown. The Mountain West, Air Force Academy and Boise State will work through options to reschedule the game.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE WOMEN’S GOLF: Freshman Samantha Miller shot a school record 2-over 74 in the first round of the St. Martin’s Invitational in Olympia, Wash. She holds a one-shot lead heading into the final 18 holes Saturday at Olympia Country Club. NNU is seventh with a team total of 340. British Columbia shot a 308 to lead the field.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO VOLLEYBALL: The Coyotes outlasted Concordia 21-25, 25-19, 25-22, 27-25 in Portland to improve to 6-8, 6-2 Cascade Conference.

C OF I CROSS COUNTRY: The men took third at Southern Utah’s Color Country Invitational. Sean Saxton led the Coyotes on the 6k course in 20 minutes, 20 seconds for 21st place. Rachel Hamre led the women with a 35th-place finish (4k, 16:51).

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