Releases

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2006
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina defeats Binghamton women's tennis 6-1

CONWAY, S.C. -- The Binghamton women's tennis team (4-4) faced its toughest opponent of the season, losing 6-1 to undefeated and nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina (14-0) 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon. The Chanticleers are currently ranked No. 58 in the nation by College Tennis Online and tied at No. 75 in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings.

Binghamton's lone win came at No. 2 singles, where freshman Juliana Umeki (Mogidas Cruises, Brazil) improved to 11-1 in singles matches since joining the squad last month. She defeated Petra Jantti 6-2, 7-5 to win her eighth dual match in as many outings.

Binghamton heads to UNC-Wilmington for a 10 a.m. match on Thursday.


SINGLES

1. DINH,Virginie (COASTAL) def. ALTINAY, Zeynep (BU) 6-2, 6-1
2. UMEKI, Juliana (BU) def. JANTTI,Petra (COASTAL) 6-2, 7-5
3. RUDMAN,Hayley (COASTAL) def. KOPRIVICA, Jelena (BU) 6-2, 6-2
4. AHLBERG,Sofie (COASTAL) def. KUSHNIROVICH, Lya (BU) 6-1, 7-6
5. PAZAHANICK,Amy (COASTAL) def. NAEGELI, Jennifer (BU) 7-5, 6-1
6. LEMMERER,Nicole (COASTAL) def. BALASUNDAR, Gayathri (BU) 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES

1. DINH,Virginie/RUDMAN,Hayley (COASTAL) def. KOPRIVICA, Jelena/NAEGELI, Jennifer (BU) 8-6
2. JANTTI,Petra/PAZAHANICK,Amy (COASTAL) def. ALTINAY, Zeynep/UMEKI, Juliana (BU) 8-4
3. AHLBERG,Sofie /COETZEE,Sarize (COASTAL) def. BALASUNDAR, Gayathri/KUSHNIROVICH, Lya (BU) 8-3

Releases

Links: BU Home Page | BU Athletics Page | Marketing and Promotions | Join the BU Athletic Club | Hall of Fame | Physical Education | Campus Recreation | Facilities | Press Releases | Schedules and Results | Staff List | Tickets | Summer Camps | Junior Bearcat Club | Cheer Team and Mascot | Visitor's Guide and Quick Facts | Feedback

Sports Men:
Baseball | Basketball | Cross Country | Golf | Lacrosse | Soccer | Swimming and Diving | Tennis | Track and Field | Wrestling |

Sports Women:
Basketball | Cross Country | Lacrosse | Soccer | Softball | Swimming and Diving | Tennis | Track and Field | Volleyball |

Copyright © Binghamton University. All rights reserved.
No portion of this site may be reproduced or duplicated without the permission of Binghamton University.