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Women’s Tennis Loses To #12 Rollins 7-2

Seniors Santos and Bykovskaya pick up pair of singles victories

April 3, 2012

Women’s Tennis Loses To #12 Rollins 7-2

Winter Park, Florida—Binghamton fell on the road to Division II opponent Rollins University 7-2 Tuesday afternoon in Winter Park, Florida. The match was played in accordance to Division II rules as each doubles match was rewarded with a team point.

The Bearcats (5-10) lost all three doubles matches to the 12th ranked Tars to start the afternoon. The doubles duos of Jillian Santos/Taylor Hollander and Emma Leibowicz/Katherine Medianik were narrowly defeated by just two points apiece.

Seniors Jillian Santos and Marina Bykovskaya each picked up a pair of 6-4, 6-3 victories to put the visiting team on the board. For Santos, this was her 84th career victory, tying 2007 graduate Lya Kushnirovich for fourth place all-time on singles wins at BU. Bykovskaya picked up her team-high 17th victory of the season and improves her duals record to 9-5.

BU returns to action Thursday when they head to Miami Shores, Florida to take on another Division II opponent #2 Barry University. Barry won the Division II national championship in 2011 and is a perfect 17-0 on the season and boast three players in the top-15 nationally according to the ITA.

#12 Rollins 7, Binghamton 2

Singles competition
1. Jillian Santos (BU) def. #46 Lisa Loft (RC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) def. Taylor Hollander (BU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Marina Bykovskaya (BU) def. Mariana Salvador (RC) 6-4, 6-3
4. Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Katherine Medianik (BU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Elissa DeCampli (RC) def. Emma Leibowicz (BU) 3-6, 6-2
6. Kayli Ragsdale (RC) def. Missy Edelblum (BU) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Kayli Ragsdale/Lisa Loft (RC) def. Marina Bykovskaya/Missy Edelblum (BU) 8-3
2. Ashley Rosenberg/Mariana Salvador (RC) def. Jillian Santos/Taylor Hollander (BU) 8-6
3. Stefania Tkach/Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Emma Leibowicz/Katherine Medianik (BU) 9-7

Match Notes:
Binghamton 5-10
Rollins 10-8; National ranking #12
*Match Played Under Division II Rules

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