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Bearcats wrap up fall at ITA Northeast Regional

Santos falls in third round of singles play

October 25, 2011

Bearcats wrap up fall at ITA Northeast Regional

Contact: Mike Porter (

New Haven, CONN—The Binghamton women’s tennis team completed their final fall tune-up play this weekend at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional hosted by Yale University. In total, BU sent four players to partake in both singles and doubles action.

Senior Jillian Santos highlighted the weekend for the Bearcats by racking up a second round singles victory over Fatya Amiri of St. Bonaventure 6-2, 6-3. Santos was upended by seventeenth seeded Elizabeth Epstein of Yale in the following round 5-7,6-3,6-2.

In doubles action, Santos and freshman Missy Edelblum were victorious in their opening round bout with a 9-8(7-3) win over Genkina/Fritzinger from Fordham. Santos and Edelblum later were eliminated by UMASS in the round of 32 by a score of 8-4. Binghamton returns to action once again in February when they take on the Pirates of Seton Hall.

Friday Results

1st Round Qualifying Singles
Viebrock, Quinnipiac def Leibowicz, Binghamton 6-3,7-5

Main Draw Doubles 1st Round
Saiontz/Goepel, Princeton def Bykovskaya/Leibowicz, Bing 8-6
Santos/Edelblum, Bing def Genkina/Fritzinger, Fordham 9-8(7-3)

2nd Round Doubles
Motyl/Swiszcz, UMass def Santos/Edelblum, Bing 8-4

Saturday Results

1st Round singles
Liu, Hartford def Bykovskaya, Bing 6-2,6-1
Jillian Santos BYE

2nd round singles
Santos, Bing def Amiri, St. Bonaventure 6-2,6-3

3rd round singles
Epstein,Yale def Santos, Bing 5-7,6-3,6-2

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