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For Immediate Release: April 25, 2009
Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU men's tennis beats UMBC 4-0 to reach America East final

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Second-seeded Binghamton men's tennis (13-7) grabbed the doubles point and won the first three completed singles matches to post a 4-0 win over No. 3 UMBC Saturday morning from the Yale Tennis Center. The Bearcats now advance to the conference championship match Sunday morning, when they will face top-seeded Stony Brook.

Sophomore Sven Vloedgraven clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-3 victory at first singles. Vloedgraven improved to 25-9 overall, 16-4 in duals. Also winning in singles were sophomore Arnav Jain and freshman Rafael Rodrigues at Nos. 4 and 6 respectively. Jain is 21-12 overall.

The Bearcats have won four of the last six America East championships.

Binghamton 4, UMBC 0

Doubles
1. Pollock/Voorman (UMBC) susp. Wong/Vloedgraven (BU), 8-7
2. Levy/Jain (BU) def. Meyer/Tsang (UMBC), 8-3
3. Haggai/Rodrigues (BU) def. Bricker/Dickson (UMBC), 9-7

Order of Finish: 2,3

Singles
1. Sven Vloedgraven (BU) def. Nick Savage-Pollock (UMBC), 6-3, 6-3
2. Moshe Levy (BU) susp. Fredi Voorman (UMBC), 6-2, 5-5
3. Gilbert Wong (BU) susp. Chris Meyer (UMBC), 6-3, 0-6, 2-2
4. Arnav Jain (BU) def. Joe Adewumi (UMBC), 6-2, 6-3
5. Alexandre Haggai (BU) susp. Allen Tsang (UMBC), 6-1, 4-5
6. Rafael Rodrigues (BU) def. Logan Bricker (UMBC), 6-2, 6-2

Order of Finish: 6, 4, 1

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