Immediate Release: March 13, 2010
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BU men's tennis edges Radford 4-3 for ninth win of season
N.Y. -- Binghamton men's tennis (9-1) won the doubles point and
that proved pivotal in a 4-3 victory over Radford Saturday night
at the Binghamton Tennis Center. The win, BU's fourth in a row,
allowed the Bearcats to exact some revenge for last spring's
6-0 loss to the Big South Conference champions. Radford, was
coming off a 4-3 to Harvard, the top team in the Northeast, and
entered the spring season ranked No. 56 in the country.
the match squared at 3-all, sophomore No. 4 Gilbert
Wong clinched the victory with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 win over Zack
Watson. The win was Wong's 12th straight, lifting his singles
record to 21-6.
junior Arnav Jain won his ninth consecutive
match - a 6-2, 6-1 straight-set triumph at fifth singles. Jain
improved to 21-3 this season, including a perfect 10-0 record
in dual matches.
Moshe Levy earned BU's other singles
win - a 7-6, 4-6, 6-0 victory at the No. 2 spot. Levy is 7-2
in duals this spring. He also teamed with Alexandre
Haggai for a win at second doubles.
No. 1 Sven Vloedgraven, ranked
no. 117 in the country, lost a tough three-set battle to No.
79 Ivan Salec, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
travels to Pittsburgh to face Duquesne and Youngstown State Sunday.
4, Radford 3
Salec/Dehaen (R) def. Vloedgraven/Wong (BU), 9-8
2. Haggai/Levy (BU) def. Brett Cromwell/Boslet (R), 8-1
3. Bornkessel/Devos (BU) def. Ogrizek/Watson (R), 8-6
1. No. 79 Ivan Salec (R) def. No. 117 Sven Vloedgraven (BU),
6-3, 3-6, 6-1
2. Moshe Levy (BU) def. Thomas Dehaen (R), 7-6, 4-6, 6-0
3. Igor Ogrizek (R) def. Alexandre Haggai (BU), 7-6, 6-4
4. Gilbert Wong (BU) def. Zack Watson (R), 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
5. Arnav Jain (BU) def. Paul Boslet (R), 6-2, 6-1
6. Erik Finkenbrink (R) def. Ruben Devos (BU), 6-3, 7-6