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For Immediate Release: April 21, 2006
Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

Binghamton men's tennis defeats Buffalo 5-2

VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton men's tennis (15-6) concluded its regular season with a 5-2 victory over visiting Buffalo (11-8) Friday afternoon at the West Gym Courts. The Bearcats gave up singles wins at the top two spots but captured every other match to post the team's eighth win in its last nine matches.

Junior Aurelio Martinez (Oaxaca, Mexico) move dup to No. 3 singles and responded with a 4-6, 6-2, 10-6 win over Octavian Stane. Sophomore Faisal Mohamed (Lynbrook, N.Y.) also bumped up a spot in the lineup and scored a convincing 6-2, 6-2 win over Albert Alant. Mohamed raised his record to 18-6 overall, 14-3 in duals.

Binghamton will likely receive the No. 2 seed for the upcoming America East Championship on April 27-30. The Bearcats have won the last three conference titles.

DOUBLES
1. Mourad/Martinez (BU) def. Kennedy/Sing Panthlia (Buff.), 8-5
2. Dobrin/O'Connor (BU) def. Rockman/Alant (Buff.) 9-8 (2)
3. Mohamed/Gerard (BU) def. Mike Zappone/Stane (Buff.), 8-0

SINGLES
1. Mike Rockman (Buff.) def. Richemn Mourad (BU), 6-3, 6-4
2. Nikesh Sing Panthlia (Buff.) def. Brian O'Connor (BU), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Aurelio Martinez (BU) def. Octavian Stane (Buff.), 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-6)
4. Faisal Mohamed (BU) def. Albert Alant (Buff.), 6-2, 6-2
5. Edwin Gerard (BU) def. Alejandro Galindo (Buff.), 6-0, 6-1
6. Mark Piro (BU) def. Joe Popielarczyk (Buff.), 6-0, 6-2

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