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Men’s tennis defeats Lafayette 6-1

Bearcats pick up third win of spring season

February 19, 2012

Men’s tennis defeats Lafayette 6-1

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.—Binghamton men’s tennis (3-5) captured the doubles point before winning five of the six singles matches to roll past Lafayette (2-1) in a neutral match held Sunday afternoon at Penn State’s Indoor Tennis Center.

The Bearcats next head to Pittsburgh for a pair of matches on Friday. Binghamton faces host Duquesne at 12:30 p.m. and then will take on Robert Morris in the second match of the afternoon.

Binghamton 6, Lafayette 1

1. Ruben Devos (BU) d. Doug Gallagher (LC) 6-2, 6-4
2. Alexandre Haggai (BU) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Bastian Bornkessel (BU) d. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-4, 6-2
4. Robin Lesage (BU) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Ismael Dinia (BU) d. James Oliver (LC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Andrew Morris (LC) d. Alper Alimoglu (BU) 6-2, 7-6 (4)

1. Bornkessel/Devos (BU) d. Gallagher/Morris (LC) 8-6
2. Lessage/R. Haggai (BU) d. Goldstein/Mercorella (LC) 8-2
3. A. Haggai/Dinia (BU) d. Alex Charchalis/Oliver (LC) 8-1

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