Release: September 15, 2010
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selected to compete in ITA/Riviera Women's All-American Tennis
was nationally ranked in singles and doubles play during 2009-10
ITA/Rivera Championship Selections
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Senior Anna
Edelman has been selected to compete in the ITA/Rivera
Women's All-American Tennis Championships, which will take place
Oct. 2-10 at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, California.
She is the first player from Binghamton ever to be selected for
Edelman, who was ranked as high as No. 120 in the ITA Division
I singles rankings during the 2009-10 season, will start off
in the prequalifying singles round. There are 64 players in the
prequalifying singles round. Fifty-six other players were selected
to start off in the qualifying singles round while the top 24
players earned slots in the main draw.
"I was excited to hear that Anna was picked for this prestigious
tournament," first-year head coach Libby McGovern said.
"There will be a lot of great players from all over the
country. Anna is looking forward to the challenge and competing
at this high level."
"It is an immense privilege to be recognized for the ITA
All-American Tournament," Edelman said. "I am looking
forward to representing Binghamton University.
Edelman, was also ranked as high as No. 56 in doubles play last
year, has been the team MVP in two of the last three years. She
went 17-3 in singles dual matches her junior season and was named
first-team America East all-conference in both singles and doubles
Binghamton opens up its 2010-11 season this weekend at the Cornell