Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State men's tennis advances to Mountain West final

STATESMAN STAFFApril 27, 2014 

FRESNO, Calif. - Garrett Patton earned a three-set victory at No. 4 singles Saturday, giving Boise State a 4-2 win over Nevada and a spot in the Mountain West men's tennis championship Sunday against New Mexico. Nathan Sereke and Thomas Tenreiro also won singles matches for the top-seeded Broncos (27-4), and Sereke locked up BSU's doubles point while teaming with Toby Mitchell. Patton and Brendan McClain also earned a doubles victory. BSU is undefeated against MW opponents.

BSU WOMEN'S GOLF: Samantha Martin (74-72-77, +7) set the school's all-time three-round scoring record at a conference tournament and placed seventh at the Mountain West Championships in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Martin earned second-team All-MW honors, and the Broncos (296-305-319, +56) finished sixth, 18 shots behind champion New Mexico.

BSU MEN'S GOLF: Ty Travis (Eagle High) shot a 2-over 73 on Saturday to move into a tie for 10th place at the Mountain West Championships in Tucson, Ariz. Travis is 2-over for the tournament and five strokes off the lead. Boise State (293-307, +32) is tied for ninth place, 40 behind leader New Mexico.

BSU WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Broncos (13-10) fell 4-3 to Wyoming in the Mountain West quarterfinals in Fresno, Calif. The teams split in singles before the Cowgirls (11-7) earned the doubles point to win the 7-hour match.

BSU SAND VOLLEYBALL: The Broncos (4-7) finished their inaugural season with two losses in Tucson, Ariz. BSU to No. 1 USC 5-0, and to host Arizona 4-1.

BSU TRACK AND FIELD: The Bronco women won three events on the rain-shortened final day of the BYU Robison Invitational in Provo, Utah. Hayli Bozarth (47-6›) won the shot put, Mountain Home High's Jasmyn Jewett (40-7›) took the triple jump, and Shannon Jacobs, Chelsey Washington, Brandi Williams and Kimberly Miller (47.14) were first in the 4x100 relay.

IDAHO WOMEN'S GOLF: Cassie McKinley and Leilanie Kim (152, +8) are tied for the individual lead, and the Vandals (302-319, +45) lead the Western Athletic Conference Championship by four strokes after two rounds in Mesa, Ariz.

IDAHO WOMEN'S TENNIS: The top-seeded Vandals (18-5) defeated Kansas City 4-0 in the WAC semifinals in Las Cruces, N.M. Idaho will face No. 3 New Mexico State in Sunday's championship.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE SOFTBALL: The Crusaders (13-34, 5-19 GNAC) took two of three from Central Washington (27-16, 16-8) in Nampa. NNU won the completion of a suspended game 3-2 and took the finale 12-5. CWU won the first full game of the day 17-3.

NNU/LEWIS-CLARK STATE BASEBALL: The Warriors (38-7) shut out the Crusaders (16-27) twice in Nampa, winning 9-0 and 1-0.

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