| Biography - Zeynep Altinay / Women's Tennis|
As a Junior: Named second-team all-conference at No. 2
singles and at No. 2 doulbes ... went 21-8 in singles play, including
10-4 in dual matches ... held down the No. 1 singles slot in
the fall and the No. 2 singles position in the spring ... also
went 18-9 in doubles play, including 11-4 in dual matches at
the No. 2 slot.
As a Sophomore: Named the America East Conference Player of the Year and the Binghamton University Female Athlete of the Year ... also named first-team all-conference at No. 1 singles ... went 30-4, which broke the school record for wins in a season ... was 19-1 in dual matches, all at No. 1 singles ... named the America East Player of the Week three times ... won her last 16 decisions, including a triumph over Boston at the America East Tournament.
As a Freshman: Held down the number one singles spot and went 17-7 overall, including 11-4 in dual matches ... named all-conference ... finished the season on a roll, winning nine of her 10 final singles matches ... went 12-9 in doubles action, including 6-1 at second doubles ... went 3-1 at the Cornell Winter Invitational.
Before Binghamton: A member of Turkish National Team since 1999 ... won her age bracket at the Antalya Tennis Championships from 1995-2002 ... at the Under-18 level, she has been ranked as high as No. 72 by the European Tennis Association.
Personal: Born March 12, 1985 ... given name in Melis ... parents are Emine and Necan Altinay ... majoring in environmental studies.