No. 39 Cougars Set for Match Against Boise State

March 28, 2007

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This Week - The 39th-ranked Washington State women's tennis team (12-7, 1-4 Pac-10) travels to Boise for a nonconference match against the No. 48 Boise State Broncos (11-2, 2-0 WAC), Saturday, March 31 at noon at the Appleton Tennis Center.

Series with the Broncos - The Cougars and Broncos have met 14 times with WSU holding a 10-4 advantage over Boise State...last season WSU captured an upset victory over the 73rd-ranked Broncos after earning the doubles point and rallying four singles victories to clinch the match, 5-2...the Cougars are currently holding a two-match win streak over the Broncos...Boise State last beat WSU, March 8, 2002 in a 4-2 victory.

The Avengers - WSU avenged an early season loss to the No. 23 Oregon Ducks with a 5-2 victory...the Cougars clinched the doubles point after Aleksandra Cekic and Aleksandra Stefanova defeated Monica Hoz de Vila and Anna Powaska, 9-7...the Cougars posted victories in the No1-4 slots to close out the 5-2 win...WSU fell 6-1 to Oregon, Feb. 24 in Eugene...it was the highest ranked opponent WSU has defeated since 2004 when WSU beat another 23rd ranked Oregon team, 4-3.

Pac-10 Player of the Week - Junior Ekaterina Burduli garnered her second Pacific-10 Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week accolade in her WSU career...Burduli received the award for her play during the week of March 19-26 as she captured wins in the No. 1 slot for singles and doubles action.

Hart of the Matter - WSU Head Coach Lisa Hart and her Cougars defeated their fourth ranked opponent of the season after the 5-2 Oregon defeat...during her four-year tenure as the head coach of Cougar Tennis, Hart has humbled 12 nationally-ranked teams.

20/20 - For the second consecutive season, Marjolein van de Ven captured her 20th victory of the season after defeating Nicole Briceno of Alabama, 7-6, 6-2...van de Ven defeated Oregon's Carmen Seremeta to improve to 21-9 record ...last season van de Ven earned 24 victories and looks to improve on her previous mark with six dual matches, the Pac-10 Tournament and possibly the NCAA Championships remaining in the schedule.

Great Toth - Senior Amy Toth captured a victory over Oregon's Anna Cecilia Olivos, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, increasing her career wins mark to 74, which ties her for fifth with Narelle Hall on WSU's career victory list...Toth currently has a record of 16-14 and looks to inch up the record books as two more wins places her fourth on the wins list.

Ranking Climbers - After the upset over Oregon, WSU moved up in the rankings to No. 39, the highest Cougar ranking since the 2003 season when they reach as high No. 34.

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