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BU men’s tennis sends four to Princeton Farnsworth Invitational

Rodrigues reaches semifinals of "E" singles flight

September 16, 2011


BU men’s tennis sends four to Princeton Farnsworth Invitational

Complete results

PRINCETON, N.J.—Binghamton men’s tennis sent four players to the Farnsworth Invitational, hosted by Princeton at the Lenz Tennis Center. The 10-team event featured five singles and three doubles flights.

Senior Rafael Rodrigues enjoyed the most success, winning two matches to reach the semifinals in the “E” singles flight. Rodrigues posted a 6-3, 6-3 win over an opponent from FDU and a 6-2, 7-5 win over a player from Princeton before falling in three sets to Ian Laster of Columbia, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

Rodrigues also paired with sophomore Ruben Haggai in the “C” doubles flight, where the tandem went 1-2, earning an 8-3 win over a team from Princeton.

Haggai also notched a win in three matches in the “D” singles flight.

Also competing were freshmen Jonathen Hefetz and Ismael Dinia. Dinia won a match at “C” singles and the pair also won a match in “B” doubles.

The Bearcats will continue their fall season at the Virginia Plus 1 Invitational next weekend.

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