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Boise State Falls to Pepperdine
Sunday, 04/02/2017
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BOISE, Idaho (4/1/2017) - Boise State men’s tennis fell 4-0 to the Pepperdine WavesSaturday afternoon at the Appleton Tennis Center.  Boise State lost the doubles point 2-0 and then the first three singles contests completed in a match played to clinch. 
 
Pepperdine claimed the doubles point from the Broncos with  wins at the No. 2 and 1 positions respectively. The Broncos tandem of Jack Heslin and Morgan Stone lost 6-2 on court two followed by a 6-3 defeat of Pedro Platzeck and Brian Tran on court one. 
 
In singles the Waves recorded a 6-1, 6-1 win over Morgan Stone at No. 5 singles to go up 2-0 overall. That was followed by a 6-3, 6-3 loss on court two by Heslin and a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Platzeck at No. 4 singles to clinch the match for the Waves who improved to 8-7 overall. 
 
Leading Boise State were two freshmen, starting with Brian Tran who was leading his No. 3 singles match 7-5, 3-2 over Lautaro Pane when the contest was stopped. He had rallied from 5-3 down in set one to win the first set.
 
Ryland McDermott was also leading his match on court six up 6-1, 5-5 versus Dane Esses when the contest was abandoned.
 
Kyle Butters was battling on court one where he was down one set but leading in the second 4-6, 2-1 at the time play was suspended. 
 
The Broncos will continue their six-match homestand next weekend when they host New Mexico on Friday (April 7) and a doubleheader versus Air Force and Idaho on Sunday (April 9).
 

Match Summary
Pepperdine (8-7) at Boise State (4-18)
April 1, 2017
Boise, Idaho (Appleton Tennis Center)

Pepperdine def. Boise State 4-0

Doubles
1. Menichella/Van Slyke (PU) def. Platzeck/Tran (BSU) 6-3
2. Sidney/Hadlich (PU) def. Heslin/Stone (BSU) 6-2
3. Butters/McDermott (BSU) vs. Pane/Iamachkine (PU) 3-5 DNF
Order of finish: 2,1

Singles
1. Kyle Butters (BSU) vs. Guilherme Hadlich (PU) 4-6, 2-1 DNF
2. Stefan Menichella (PU) def. Jack Heslin (BSU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Brian Tran (BSU) vs. Lautaro Pane (PU) 7-5, 3-2 DNF
4. Pedro Iamachkine (PU) def. Pedro Platzeck (BSU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Jack Van Slyke (PU) def. Morgan Stone (BSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Ryland McDermott (BSU) vs. Dane Esses (PU) 6-1, 5-5 DNF
Order of finish: 5,2,4