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Men’s tennis edges Army 4-3

Bearcats win four of six singles matches to post solid win

March 24, 2012

Men’s tennis edges Army 4-3

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WEST POINT, N.Y.—Binghamton men’s tennis (6-9) won four of the six singles matches to knock off host Army 4-3 Saturday afternoon outdoors at the Malek Tennis Center. The teams played singles first and after BU clinched the team win, the Black Knights took the doubles point with two wins in the pairs.

Army (9-8) had beaten Stony Brook 4-3 last month, giving the Bearcats a good barometer against their America East rival. 

The Bearcats were set to take on Ivy League member Yale later Saturday evening.

Binghamton 4, Army 3

SINGLES (played first)

1 Asika Isoh (A) def. Alexandre Haggai, 6-3, 6-1

2 Ruben Devos (B) def. Alex Van Velzer, 6-2, 7-6

3 Alex Holland (A) def. Bastian Bornkessel, 6-3, 6-4

4 Robin Lesage (B) def. Rommel Verano, 6-2, 7-5

5 Ismael Dinia (B) def. Henry Jang-Milsten, 6-1, 6-1

6 Ruben Haggai (B) def. Peter Sienko, 6-3, 7-6

Order of finish: 1,3,4,5,2,6


1 Isoh/Jang-Milsten (A) def. Bornkessel/Devos, 8-6

2 Shelton/Sienko (A) def. A. Haggai/Dinia, 8-6

3 Lesage/R. Haggai (B) def. Williams/Clark, 8-3



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