Falcons Blanked by No. 30 Boise State, 7-0

April 7, 2012

The Air Force men's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to 30th-ranked Boise State Saturday at the Appleton Tennis Center in Boise, Idaho. The Falcons fell to 8-10 overall and 0-4 in the Mountain West, while Boise improved to 19-6 overall and 2-0 in league play.

Boise State swept all nine matches, including all six singles matches in straight sets. In doubles action, AFA's No. 2 team of sophomores Alex Grubbs and Andy Jackson held a match point before falling to Andy Bettles and Filipp Pogostkin, 9-8(3).

Jackson then produced the best singles match for Air Force at the No. 5 spot, pushing Scott Sears to two tough sets, 7-5, 6-4.

Air Force battles Weber State on Sunday, April 7 at 10 a.m. in Boise.

Boise State 7, Air Force 0
April 7, 2012 - Appleton Tennis Center

Doubles
1. Meredith/Sereke (BSU) def. Taylor/Wilhelm (AF) 8-3
2. Bettles/Pogostkin (BSU) def. Grubbs/Jackson (AF) 9-8 (3)
3. Reid/Sheldon (BSU) def. Stephen Katrein/Lineberry (AF) 8-5
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

Singles
1. James Meredith (BSU) def. Lance Wilhelm (AF) 6-3, 6-2
2. Damian Hume (BSU) def. Alex Grubbs (AF) 6-4, 6-0
3. Andy Bettles (BSU) def. Alex Lineberry (AF) 6-2, 6-2
4. Nathan Sereke (BSU) def. Grant Taylor (AF) 6-2, 6-3
5. Scott Sears (BSU) def. Andy Jackson (AF) 7-5, 6-4
6. Garrett Patton (BSU) def. Steven Young (AF) 6-4, 6-3
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 4, 6, 2, 5