Idaho colleges roundup: No. 7 Baylor shuts out Boise State men’s tennis

STATESMAN STAFFJanuary 26, 2014 

WACO, Texas — Boise State’s 47th-ranked men’s tennis team opened the ITA Kick-Off Weekend with a 4-0 loss to the Bears on Saturday. The Broncos (1-2) will face Drake on Sunday.

BSU WOMEN’S TENNIS: The Broncos beat Colorado 4-3 in Boulder. Morgan Basil earned a 7-6 (2), 6-3 win to clinch the season-opening team victory.

BSU SWIMMING & DIVING: The Broncos set two pool records and a school diving record during a 167-133 victory over Denver at Boise West YMCA. Ciera Cortney scored a 342.98 on her 3-meter dive to erase her own school record. Brittany Aoyama (100-yard butterfly, 54.57 seconds) and Felicity Cann (200 freestyle, 1:50) swam to pool records for the Broncos, who won their 14th straight meet at home.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Crusaders (5-12, 3-6 GNAC) lost to Western Washington 91-84 in Nampa despite a career-high 34 points from Kevin Rima.

NNU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Crusaders beat Central Washington 66-64 in Ellensburg, Wash., on a last-second layup by Taylor Simmons. Megan Hingston recorded her 27th career double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as NNU (11-6 overall, 4-5 GNAC) snapped a four-game skid.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Elisha Hensey hit a 15-footer at the buzzer to give the Coyotes a 76-74 win over No. 19 Oregon Tech in Klamath Falls, Ore. Hensey finished with a game-high 21 points for the C of I (10-9, 7-4 Cascade), while Chakala Carthen recorded the game’s only double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds.

C OF I MEN’S BASKETBALL: The No. 14 Coyotes topped Oregon Tech 79-65 in Klamath Falls, denying OIT coach Danny Miles of his 1,000th win. Zach Peterson scored a season-high 17 points for the C of I (18-5, 9-2 CCC).

C OF I TRACK & FIELD: Four Coyotes set school records at the Jacksons Invite in Nampa — Nichole DeGrange (60 meters, 8.08), Jessica Bates (shot put, 35-8.5), Austin Basterrechea (pole vault, 13-9.25), and Nick Hampton (600 meters, 1:22.04).

C OF I SKIING: The women took second and the men fifth in giant slalom at an NWCSC qualifier at Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Ore.

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