BOISE, Idaho -- The Weber State women's tennis team picked up nine wins over the weekend during competition at the Boise State Jack Taylor Classic.
Ashley Tanner kicked things off for the Wildcats at the tournament, dropping Betty Flores of Idaho in three sets 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 in the Blue Flight Round of 32.
Kristi Elmer, who lost her opening match, came back in the back draw of the Blue Flight to secure wins against Moira Hedburg of Eastern Washington (4-6, 7-6 (4)) and Wena Tsan of Montana State (6-1, 3-6, 10-8) to reach the semifinals before falling to the eventual bracket champion, Kristina Voytsekhovich of Utah State.
Michelle Warwick joined Tanner with a first round win, knocking off Helon Ricks of Eastern Washington 7-5, 6-1 in the Orange Flight Round of 32.
Like Elmer, Thais Kurer suffered a first round loss but came back with a pair of back draw wins. Kurer scored victories against Wiebke Boeckmann of Idaho State (6-1, 6-7 (5), 11-9) and Ryann Warner of Eastern Washington (6-2, 6-0).
Tanner and Elmer also found some success in doubles, defeating Marian Tangarife and Laura Theus of Idaho State 8-1 to reach the semifinals of the Blue Flight back draw. Kurer, too, won in doubles. She teamed with Nittaya Phonharath for an 8-6 win over Tsan and Liana Bates of Montana State, advancing to the quarterfinals on the Orange Flight main draw, and then defeated Kaitlyn Brown and Anissa Bryant-Swift of Boise State in the back draw.