Release: March 26, 2008
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women's tennis blanks Bethune Cookman 7-0
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- Visiting
Binghamton (6-4) continued its winning ways, posting a 7-0 win
over Bethune Cookman (3-11) on Tuesday afternoon at the City
Island Tennis Complex. The victory is the fifth straight for
the Bearcats, who swept the doubles point as well as all six
The freshman tandem of Anna
Edelman (Great Neck, N.Y.) and Lauren
Bates (Buffalo, N.Y.) continued their outstanding play
in both singles and doubles action. The pair teamed up for an
8-2 win at first doubles over Monika Musilova and Andrea Paez.
Edelman later defeated Musilova 6-1, 6-1 at first singles while
Bates downed Paez 6-0, 6-0 at second singles.
Edelman and Bates are now 21-3 at No. 1 doubles. The freshman
duo is currently ranked No. 15 in the ITA East Region. Bates
also improves to 21-4 in singles play.
At second doubles, freshman Yulia
Smirnova (Moscow, Russia) and sophomore Danyelle
Shapiro (Boca Raton, Fla.) beat Jeneice Ward and Chanetra
Brown 8-1. Smirnova also won at third singles, beating Ward 6-1,
6-1. Shapiro, meanwhile, won 6-2, 6-1 against Brown at fourth
Rosenblum (Albany, N.Y.) and senior Gayarthri
Balasundar (Syosset, N.Y.) won 8-2 at third doubles against
Reijina Hopkins and Melanie Cheatham. Rosenblum went on to defeat
Hopkins 6-0, 6-0 at fifth singles while Balasundar was triumphant
over Cheatham 6-0, 6-0 at sixth singles.
Binghamton concludes its spring trip against Lynn (Fla.) on Thursday
at 2 p.m.
1. Anna Edelman (BING) def.
Monika Musilova (BC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Lauren Bates (BING) def. Andrea Paez (BC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Jeneice Ward (BC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Danyelle Shapiro (BING) def. Chanetra Brown (BC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Erica Rosenblum (BING) def. Reijina Hopkins (BC), 6-0, 6-0
6. Gayathri Balasundar (BING) def. Melanie Cheatham (BC), 6-0,
1. Edelman & Bates (BU)
def. Musilova & Paez (BC) 8-2
2. Smirnova & Shapiro (BU) def. Ward & Brown (BC) 8-1
3. Rosenblum & Balasundar (BU) def. Hopkins & Cheatham