Release: February 19, 2010
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women's tennis wins 4-3 at Cornell
ITHACA, N.Y.-- Juniors Anna
Edelman and Yulia
Smirnova each swept their singles and doubles matches,
leading Binghamton (4-0) to a 4-3 win over Cornell (2-4) late
Friday night at the Reis Tennis Center. After winning two of
the three doubles matches, the Bearcats clinced the win by taking
three of the six singles matches.
Edleman was a 6-4, 6-1 winner over Natalie Sanchez at No. 4 singles.
She also joined sophomore Marina
Bykovskaya at second doubles to record an 8-4 win over
Christine Ordaway and Sarah O'Neill.
Smirnova, meanwhile, defeated O'Neill 7-5, 6-2 at third singles
and teamed up with sophomore Emma
Leibowicz to beat Kristin Lim and Ruxandra Dumetrescu
8-6 at third doubles.
Also winning in singles action was junior Lauren
Bates, who defeated Lim 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 at the No. 1 spot.
The Bearcats head back to Ithaca on Saturday for a 3 p.m. match
1. Lauren Bates (BING) def. Kristin Lim (CORNELL) 7-6,
2. Christine Ordway (CORNELL) def. Jillian Santos (BING) 6-4,
3. Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Sarah ONeil (CORNELL) 7-5,
4. Anna Edelman (BING) def. Natalia Sanchez (CORNELL), 6-4, 6-1
5. Susan Sullivan (CORNELL) def. Marina Bykovskaya (BING), 6-2,
6. Ruxandra Dumetrescu (CORNELL ) def. Basak Gone (BING), 6-2,
1. Sullivan & Sanchez (CORNELL) def. Bates & Santos (BING)
2. Edelman & Bykovskaya (BING) def. Ordway & ONeil
3. Smirnova & Leibowicz (BING) def. Lim & Dumetrescu