Men’s Tennis Faces Boise State Near End of Road Stretch

The Eagles competed against regional foe Boise State in a tough, rigorous evening match on Saturday, Mar. 28

Boise, Idaho – With only four games remaining in the 2015 season, the Eastern Washington University men's tennis team fought with Boise State in a tough evening match, falling by the final score of 7-0 on Saturday, Mar. 28.

In a long history with the Broncos, dating back to 1984, Eastern (4-13) battled with the regional foe for the first time since 2012. In the rigorous competition, sophomore Wacil Bendjelti played the closest match on the roster, falling to Hewko in the fifth position in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7).

Additionally, freshman Vuk Vuckovic and sophomore Robert Dula both played close first and second sets, falling to their respective opponents by the scores of 6-4, 6-2, and 6-1, 6-4, respectively. Redshirt sophomore Rendell Burghart, who played in the sixth position, had competitive first set against Roskilly, but fell by the final tally of 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles, all three matches for the Eagles finished at the mark of 6-3.

In the next match for the Eagles, they will face off with Portland State in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Apr. 4, at 1:00 p.m., for their final road match of the year.

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