DENVER - San Jose State's Klaudia Boczova and Denver's Enej Bonin earned the WAC's individual automatic qualifier slots in the NCAA Singles Tennis Bracket, announced by the NCAA Division I Men's and Women’s Tennis Subcommittees, respectively.
Boczova, the 2013 WAC Women's Player of the Year, becomes the first San Jose State singles player to make the field of 64. Currently the No. 54 ranked player in the latest ITA rankings, Boczova finished the season with a 16-3 singles record playing in the No. 1 position. She has wins over two opponents in the tournament, No. 26 Katie Le of Santa Clara and UNLV's Aleksandra Josifoska (No.38).
Bonin, the 2013 WAC Men's Player of the Year, will make his second-career appearance in the NCAA Singles Championships. He became only the second Pioneer to make the 64-player field when he qualified in 2011. Bonin finished the season 12-2 in No. 1 singles play, earning the No. 59 ITA ranking in the May 2 edition. Bonin posted wins over four ranked opponents in the 2013 bracket: No. 41 Japie De Klerk (Tulsa), No. 42 Chris Simpson (Louisiana State), No. 65 Anis Ghorbel (Drake) and No. 89 John Lamble (Santa Clara).
Both San Jose State and Denver are competing in the team championship tournament. Regional play begins May 10. Teams advancing out of regional play will move on to play at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex/Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana, Ill., May 16-21.
The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 22-27 at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex/Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana, Ill., following the conclusion of the team championship.