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For Immediate Release: February 12, 2011
Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU men's tennis falls to No. 40 Nebraska 5-2
No. 59 Bearcats still searching for first win of semester

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Binghamton men's tennis (0-4) suffered a 5-2 loss to host and 40th-ranked Nebraska Saturday night at the Nebraska Tennis Center.

Senior Arnav Jain won in singles and doubles and senior 55th-ranked Sven Vloedgraven also won his doubles match but the Bearcats were handled in straight sets in the other four singles matches after losing the opening doubles point.

Jain won for the third time in four duals this spring, rallying from one set down to topple Benedikt Lindheim in a third-set super tiebreak, 6-7, 6-4, 10-3.

Vloedgraven won the opening set of his match against Christopher Aumueller before dropping the second set 6-1. He recovered to score a 10-8 super tiebreak win in the decisive third set.

The Bearcats next compete at the ECAC Championship on February 19-21.

No. 40 Nebraska 5, No. 59 Binghamton 2

DOUBLES

1. Aumueller/Lindheim (N) def. Vloedgraven/Wong (BU), 8-4
2. Haggai/Jain (BU) def. Stenger/Florczyk (N), 9-8
3. Paar/Taylor Boney (N) def. Devos/Bornkessel (BU) , 8-3

Order of finish: 3,1,2

SINGLES
1. No. 55 Sven Vloedgraven (BU) def. Christopher Aumueller (N), 7-5, 1-6, 10-8
2. Calin Paar (N) def. Alexandre Haggai (BU), 6-2, 6-2
3. Arnav Jain (BU) def. Benedikt Lindheim (N), 6-7, 6-4, 10-3
4. Andre Stenger (N) def. Ruben Devos (BU), 6-0, 6-2
5. Robert Schulze (N) def. Gilbert Wong (BU), 6-0, 7-5
6. Eric Sock (N) def. Bastian Bornkessel (BU), 6-4, 4-1 ret.

Order of finish: 4,2,6,5

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