Immediate Release: April 17, 2009
Contact: John Hartrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BU men's tennis falls to Stony Brook 4-3
BROOK, N.Y. -- Binghamton men's tennis (12-7) lost a narrow 4-3
decision at America East rival Stony Brook (14-4) Friday afternoon.
The teams split the six singles matches but the host Seawolves
captured the pivotal doubles point to open the match. Stony Brook
now will likely receive the top seed for the upcoming conference
tournament, with the defending champion Bearcats likely relegated
to the No. 2 seed.
Sven Vloedgraven and freshman
Gilbert Wong teamed for a win at No.
1 doubles before winning their singles matches at Nos. 1 and
3 respectively. Freshman Alexandre Haggai
also earned a singles win at the fourth spot.
improved to 24-9 overall in singles, 15-4 in duals. Wong is 30-7
overall, 16-3 in duals.
will host Marist on Thursday before departing for Yale and the
America East Championship on April 24-26.
Brook 4, Binghamton 3
Vloedgraven/Wong (BU) def. Dil/Rummel (SB), 8-4
2. Epstein/Shvartz (SB) def. Jain/Haggai (BU), 8-2
3. Fassi-Fehri/Wong (SB) def. Algier/Andreas Danielsson (BU),
Sven Vloedgraven (BU) def. Halvar Dil (SB), 6-3, 6-3
2. Ivan Rummel (SB) def. Arnav Jain (BU), 6-4, 6-4
3. Gilbert Wong (BU) def. Jon Epstein (SB), 6-4, 6-2
4. Alexandre Haggai (BU) Youssef Fassi-Fehri (SB), 6-3, 6-4
5. Bertrand Marcos (SB) def. Rafael Rodrigues (BU), 6-3, 1-6,
6. Mitch Wong (SB) def. Evan Algier (BU), 6-3, 7-5