While students were on break, Boise State athletics had their hands full of comptetion.
On Thursday Nov. 15, Boise State women’s basketball beat Weber State 70-56. Senior forward Lauren Lenhardt scored 13 points with 10 rebounds to give Lenhardt her 2nd double-double of the season.
Later in the week Boise State would go on to lose against Idaho State on Nov. 20, 55-64 and to San Francisco on Nov. 24, 61-75.
The women’s team now sits at 4-2 on the year.
On Nov 15, the volleyball team faced Wyoming and were able to defeat the Cowgirls, 3-1. Liz Harden finished the night with 16 kills while Alyssa Gammel had 12 kills and 13 digs, giving Gammel her 14th double-double of the season.
The women lost later that weekend to Colorado State 0-3 on Senior Night as Harden, Kersti Whitney and Fiona Jones were recognized for their achievements to the program.
Still on a short week, the Broncos went on to defeat UNLV 3-0 and lose to Fresno State 2-3.
The Boise State swimming and diving team had a total of two events On Nov. 16 and 17 (one each day) at the Wildcat Diving Invitational in Arizona.
On Friday, junior Ciera Cortney took 3rd place in the final 3-meter, which gave her a total final score of 269.40; giving her 11th overall at the event.
Last Saturday, Boise State swimming and diving couldn’t come up with the win over No. 13 Arizona, as they lost 166-108.
With the loss to Arizona, the Broncos have only lost a total of four dual-meets in the last three years.
The Boise State wrestling team took on North Dakota State on Nov 16 for their third meet of the year. The Broncos would go on to lose in a close one, 16-25.
Two days later on Sunday, the men went up against the powerhouse and No. 1 team in the country, Minnesota. Jason Chamberlain and George Ivanov both picked up wins for the Broncos. Unfortunately, it was too much for the Broncos to handle as they lost 6-30.
On Nov. 18, the Boise State men’s basketball team defeated Louisiana-Lafayette at home 63-57. Both sophomore guard Derrick Marks (14 points) and redshirt freshman Guard Mikey Thompson (13 points) went over 10 points each for the 3rd straight game.
Anthony Drmic also chipped in with 11 points; all scored in the 2nd half of the game.
The team would play in a very impressive game vs. No. 15 Michigan St. on Nov. 20. With a tough-fought game, the Broncos lost to the Spartans, 70-74. Marks had a season-high of 24 points.
The men currently stand at 4-1 on the season and face No. 14 Creighton this Wednesday away.
It won’t be until Dec. 9 that there will be a home sporting event, as women’s basketball takes on Carroll College that Sunday then men’s basketball squares off against LSU that Friday.