Binghamton drops first home match of spring season to Colgate, 5-2

BINGHAMTON, N.Y.--Sophomore #1 singles player Akshay Rao (New Delhi, India) rallied for a 5-7, 6-1, 7-6 (2) decision over his Colgate opponent, but the Bearcats (3-3) scored juts one other singles win and lost the doubles point en route to a 5-2 loss to Colgate at the Binghamton Tennis Center.

The other singles victory came from freshman Brian O'Connor (New Rochelle, N.Y.), who posted a 6-4, 6-4 win at #5 singles. Binghamton lost two out of three doubles matches and the doubles point. The lone doubles win cmae from junior Steve Spencer (Plantation, Fla.) and sophomore Krishna Vallabhaneni (LaGrangeville, N.Y.), who defeated the opposing Colgate tandem 8-4.

Colgate 5, Binghamton 2

Reed Hagmann/Jake Heims (C) def. Akshay Rao/Brad Sherwood (BU) 8-6
Evan Ambrose/Jon Bedard (C) def. Brad Davidoff/Brian O'Conner (BU) 8-6
Steve Spencer/Krishna Vallabhaneni (BU) def. Eric Saccullo/Blake Willmarth (C) 8-4

Akshay Rao (BU) def. Reed Hagmann (C) 5-7, 6-1, 7-6
Eric Saccullo (C) def. Brad Davidoff (BU) 6-4, 6-2
Jake Heims (C) def. Brad Sherwood (BU) 6-4, 6-4
Evan Ambrose (C) def. Steve Spencer (BU) 6-4, 6-1
Brian O'Conner (BU) def. Blake Willmarth (C) 6-4, 6-4
Pete Oman (C) def. Jordan Steinberg (BU) 6-1, 6-3


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