For Immediate Release: December 7, 2006
Contact: David O'Brian (
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton women's tennis inks pair of high school standouts

VESTAL, N.Y.-- The Binghamton women's tennis team has signed two high school seniors as part of the early signing period. They will join the Bearcats for their freshman season next fall.

Lauren Bates (Buffalo, N.Y.) is currently at Kenmore West High School. She is ranked 129 in the country among high school seniors according to Bates is also ranked 26th in the Mid Atlantic Section and 12th in New York State.

Anna Edelman (Great Neck, N.Y.) plays for Great Neck North High School. She has been a finalist in the New York State High school Championship the past two years. Edelman is currently ranked No. 78 in the country by In addition, she is also ranked No. 12 in the Mid Atlantic section and seventh in New York State.

"I am looking forward to having Anna and Lauren join our program next fall," head coach Mike Stevens said. "They are wonderful ladies and very talented athletes and will certainly have an immediate impact on the success of our program. We are very fortunate to have them joining our team."


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