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Women’s Tennis Loses Opener To Army
Kohtz picks up team-leading ninth singles win of season
January 31, 2014Tweet
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West Point, N.Y.—The Binghamton University women’s tennis team lost their dual match opener on Friday to hosts Army at Lichtenberg Tennis Center. The Black Knights defeated BU by a total team score of 5-2, winning seven out of a possible nine matches.
After failing to pick up a win in doubles, the Bearcats secured victories from the third and sixth spots in their singles lineup. Sophomore Sara Kohtz, who had a spectacular tournament season leading up to Friday, continued her stellar play on the singles court. She won a thrilling three-setter, defeating sophomore Gabriella Spindler, 6-4,4-6,10-6. With the victory, she now has a team-leading nine singles victories in the 2013-14 season.
The Bearcats first win of the evening came from sophomore Agatha Ambrozy in the sixth spot in BU’s lineup. Ambrozy won in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2 and evens her singles record to 2-2 this season.
Freshman Annie DiMiro and junior captain Katya Medianik both lost competitive three set matches on Friday, DiMuro bested 10-6 from the fifth spot and Medianik beaten in a close one, 10-7, in top singles.
Binghamton is back in action tomorrow from West Point as they take on Sacred Heart beginning at 4 p.m.. They wrap up their weekend on Sunday, squaring off with Seton Hall on the campus of Army at 8 a.m..
Army 5, Binghamton 2
Doubles order of finish: 3,2,1
Taylor/Taylor, Army def Medianik/Tashiro, Binghamton 6-4
Paul/Pitman, Army def DiMuro/Kohtz, Binghamton 6-4
Iliev/Riney, Army def Ambrozy/Brodsky, Binghamton 6-2
Singles order of finish: 2,4,6,1,3,5
Paul, Army def Medianik, Binghamton 6-3,3-6,10-7
Pitman, Army def Tashiro, Binghamton 6-2,6-1
Kohtz, Binghamton def Spindler, Army 6-4,4-6,10-6
D. Taylor, Army def Brodsky, Binghamton 6-2,6-3
Porter, Army def DiMuro, Binghamton 7-6 (7-4),3-6,10-6
Ambrozy, Binghamton def Hayley, Army 7-5,6-2