BOISE, Idaho - The Dar Walters Tennis Classic concluded Sunday afternoon at Boise State with the three Broncos participating going a combined 5-3 during the three day tournament. Brian Foley and Toby Mitchell led the Bronco trio by advancing into the quarterfinal round of the blue flight on Saturday.
Foley, a sophomore from Henderson, Nev., ran up against Cristobal Ramos from Idaho in the quarterfinal round falling in two sets 6-3, 7-5. On the weekend Foley improved his fall singles mark to 4-2 on the year through two tournaments.
Toby Mitchell who was competing in the his first event of the fall had a solid opening for the Broncos reaching the quarterfinals following two straight-set victories in the preceding rounds. The sophomore from Somerset, England, faced Idaho’s Jose Bendeck in Saturday’s quarterfinal round where the Vandal downed Mitchell 6-3, 6-3. The loss gave Mitchell a 2-1 recorded on the fall.
Abe Hewko and Toby Mitchell did play a consolation doubles match on Sunday against Idaho’s Matt Oddonetto and Adnrew Zedde defeating the Vandal duo 8-6.
Boise State men’s tennis schedule has the Broncos at the Battle on the Bay next weekend in San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 11-13, followed by the ITA Mountain Regional Championships in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 16-20.
Boise State Dar Walters Tennis Classic Results
Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)
Oct. 4-6, 2013
Brian Foley - Singles
Rd. of 32 - Foley def. Ian Nisenhoover (Portland State), 6-0, 6-1
Rd. of 16 - Foley def. Sanjay Goswami (Weber State), 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-1
Quarterfinal - Cristobal Ramos (Idaho) def. Foley, 6-3, 7-5
Toby Mitchell - Singles
Rd. of 32 - Mitchell def. Eduardo Bringold (Eastern Washington), 6-0, 6-1
Rd. of 16 - Mitchell def. Daniel Loebel (Idaho State), 6-1, 6-2
Quarterfinal - Jose Bendeck (Idaho) def. Mitchell, 6-3, 6-3
Abe Hewko - Singles
Rd. of 32 - Hewko def. Fredrik Peterson (Utah State), 7-6, 6-0
Rd. of 16 - Jakub Gewart (Weber State) def. Hewko, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Abe Hewko/Toby Mitchell - Doubles
Rd. of 16 - Zach Kosanke/Ian Clare (Seattle) def. Hewko/Mitchell, 8-6
Conso. - Hewko/Mitchell def. Matt Oddonetto/Andrew Zedde (Idaho), 8-6