Immediate Release: February 26, 2011
men's tennis suffers another 4-3 loss, falls to St. John's
FLUSHING, N.Y. -- Visiting Binghamton men's tennis (2-7) won the doubles point but only captured two singles contests and suffered a 4-3 setback to St. John's (4-1) Saturday afternoon at the National Tennis Center.
Senior standouts Sven Vloedgraven and Arnav Jain continued their dominance with singles and doubles victories. Vloedgraven teamed with junior Gilbert Wong for a 9-7 win at the top doubles spot and Jain and junior Alexandre Haggai were victorious 8-4 at No. 2.
Leading 1-0, BU received straight-set singles wins from Vloedgraven and Jain but were handled in straight sets at the remaining four positions. Vloedgraven, ranked No. 81, stretched his win streak to seven with his 7-6, 6-3 win. He is 18-7 overall, 7-2 in duals. Jain battled through a pair of tiebreaks for his win. He is 13-7 overall, 8-1 in duals.
The Bearcats, who went 25-2 in a record-breaking season a year ago, continued to struggle at the bottom of their singles lineup, where the Nos. 4-6 players are a combined 2-25 this spring.
The Bearcats next head down to North Carolina for two matches at UNC-Wilmington (with Troy) on March 5-6.
John's 4, No. 68 Binghamton 3
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