No. 33 WSU tennis sweeps Boise State at home

Cougs improve to 6-0 at home this season with third straight win



Freshman Yang Lee celebrates a point scored during doubles play against BYU on Feb. 22 in Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

No. 33 Cougar tennis secured their eighth sweep of the season defeating Boise State 4-0 Saturday inside Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

The victory was the Cougars (16-4, 1-2) third straight and it improved their home record to 6-0 this season.

WSU jumped out to an early lead over the Broncos (6-6, 0-1) claiming the doubles point. Junior Melisa Ates and freshman Yang Lee won their match 6-1 and freshman Michaela Bayerlova and senior Aneta Miksovska sealed the point for the Cougars with a 6-2 victory.

The Cougars made quick work of the Broncos in the singles matches to secure the victory. Bayerlova, the 51st ranked player in the nation, started things off with a straight set win over Boise State junior Lilian Oping to give WSU a 2-0 lead.

Freshman Hikaru Sato followed with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Broncos sophomore Wilhelmina Palmer.

Freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen clinched the match for the Cougars with a straight set victory over Boise State sophomore Vanessa Timm.

The Cougars will stay at home to host a pair of Pac-12 foes this week. WSU will face Arizona State 1:30 p.m. Friday before facing Arizona at 10 a.m. next Sunday inside Hollingbery Fieldhouse.