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For Immediate Release: March 12, 2004
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton loses 6-1 to Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y.-- Despite a gritty, come-form-behind win by sophomore Zeynep Altinay (Antalya, Turkey) at No. 1 singles, the Binghamton women's tennis team lost 6-1 at Cornell on Saturday. The Big Red Swept the remaining five singles matches and all three doubles matches.

Altinay, who is now 20-4 this season, was trailing Akane Kokubo 3-6, 0-4 before storming back to win in dramatic fashion, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 10-3.


Cornell 6, Binghamton 1

Singles:
1. Zeynep Altinay (B) def. Akane Kokubo (Cor.) 3-6,7-6(6),1-0 (10-3)
2. Mollie Edinson (Cor.) def. Jelena Koprivica (B) 7-6(8), 6-0
3. Erika Takeuchi (Cor.) def. Jess Nageli (B) 6-2,6-1
4. Kasia Preneta (Cor.) def. Alyssa Freeman (B) 6-1,6-0
5. Nisha Suda (Cor.) def. Vera Popova (B) 6-0,6-0
6. Melissa Tu (Cor.) def. Lillian Santos (B) 6-0,6-0

Doubles:
1. Kokubo/Edinson (Cor.) def. Altinay/Freeman (B) 8-0
2. Tu/Takeuchi (Cor.) def. Naegeli/Koprivica (B) 8-2
3. Maloy/Prenata (Cor.) def. Popova/Santos (B) 8-0


Binghamton is 5-5 in dual matches this season.




 

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