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For Immediate Release: January 20, 2008
Contact: John Hartrick(hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU men's tennis loses at No. 40 Penn State 6-1

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Binghamton University men's tennis suffered a 6-1 loss at the hands of No. 40 Penn State Saturday morning at the Indoor Tennis Center. The nationally-ranked Nittany Lions are the highest-ranked opponent BU has ever faced in the regular season.

Sophomore Moshe Levy (Ra'ananna, Israel) earned BU's lone point with a three-set win at third singles. After dropping the opening set, Levy broke serve at 5-5 in the second, and held on to win 7-5. He then took the third set 6-4 to claim the match.

"It was good to see Moshe play at the level he's capable of paying after missing much of last season," head coach Adam Cohen said. " To come back against a quality player was a positive. As a team, we've got some things to work on to get ready for next week."

Binghamton next faces Manhattan on January 31.

RESULTS

Doubles
1. Slagter/Bourchier (PSU) def. Dobrin/Levy (BU), 8-4
2. Gormley/Toole (PSU) def. Berner/Jain (BU),8-6
3. James/Lynch (PSU) def. Dietz/Danielsson (BU), 8-3

Singles
1. #51 Michael James (PSU) def. Sebastian Dietz (BU), 6-2, 6-4
2. Adam Slagter (PSU) def. Andreas Danielsson (BU), 6-3, 6-2
3. Moshe Levy (BU) def. Eddie Bourchier (PSU), 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
4. Brendan Lynch (PSU) Alex Dobrin (BU), 6-4, 6-2
5. Ryan Gormley (PSU) def. Gregoire Berner (BU), 6-4, 6-2
6. Jake Toole (PSU) Arnav Jain (BU), 6-4, 6-2

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