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For Immediate Release: September 11, 2011
Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU men's tennis wins nine of 10 matches to conclude Navy Invitational
Bearcats sweep doubles, win six of seven singles contests versus Bonnies

Days 1 & 2 recap

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Binghamton men's tennis concluded play at the four-team Navy Blue Invitational on Sunday by winning nine of 10 matches against St. Bonaventure. The Bearcats captured all three doubles matches and took six of seven singles matches against the Bonnies. In the three-day event, BU went a combined 31-3. Binghamton crowned seven singles flight champions (out of 8) and three (of four) doubles positions.

Senior Alexandre Haggai won his match to go unbeaten at the event. Haggai didn't drop a set in claiming the No. 1 singles flight.

"All the guys played well," head coach Adam Cohen said. "We tried some new combinations for doubles and they seemed to work out. We are looking forward to our tournament at Princeton this weekend."

Binghamton vs. St. Bonaventure

Doubles

1 - Ismael Dinia / Alex Haggai (Bing) def. Elliot Fanshell / Luis Guevara, 8-3
2 - Bastian Bornkessel / Jonathan Hefetz (Bing) def. Miguel Suarez / Oscar Yanez, 8-5
3 - Ruben Devos / Rafael Rodrigues (Bing) def. Trevor Haskell / Javier Ortiz, 8-1

Singles
1 - Alex Haggai (Bing) def. Elliot Fanshell, 7-5, 6-2
2 - Ruben Devos (Bing) def. Oscar Yanez, 6-2, 6-1
3 - Jonathan Hefetz (Bing) def. Luis Guevara, 6-2, 6-1
4 - Bastian Bornkessel (Bing) def. Miguel Suarez, 7-6 (9-7), 6-3
5 - Javier Ortiz (SB) def. Ruben Haggai, 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
6 - Ismael Dinia (Bing) def. Trevor Haskell, 6-1, 6-0
7 - Rafael Rodrigues (Bing) def. Mihai Ene, 6-0, 6-1

Flight Champions
Doubles

1 - Ismael Dinia / Alex Haggai, Binghamton
2 - Bastian Bornkessel / Jonathan Hefetz, Binghamton
3 - Ruben Devos / Rafael Rodrigues, Binghamton
4 - Heyward Drayton / Chris Kenney, Navy

Singles
1 - Alex Haggai, Binghamton
2 - Ruben Devos, Binghamton
3 - Jonathan Hefetz, Binghamton
4 - Bastian Bornkessel, Binghamton
5 - Blake Daniel, Navy OR Taylor Hairston, Temple
6 - Ismael Dinia, Binghamton
7 - Rafael Rodrigues, Binghamton
8 - Florian van Kann, Binghamton

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