Release: March 26, 2008
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women's tennis loses 8-1 at Lynn (Fla.)
LYNN, Fla.- The Binghamton
women's tennis team (6-5) saw its five-match winning streak broken
by Lynn (Fla.) on Thursday afternoon. The No. 3 ranked NCAA Division
II squad in the nation improved its record to 16-2 with an 8-1
victory. Under Division II rules, all nine matches were each
worth one point.
At first singles, freshman Anna
Edelman (Great Neck, N.Y.) defeated Victoria Weltz 2-6,
6-2, 10-5. Weltz is currently ranked No. 20 among all Division
II players at the No. 1 singles position. Fellow freshman Lauren
Bates (Buffalo, N.Y.) also got to the super tiebreaker
at second singles before losing 6-2, 5-7, 11-9 to Alexandra Schunk,
ranked No. 18 at that slot. Lynn won the other four singles matches
in straight sets.
Earlier in the day, Weltz and Schunk, ranked third among all
NCAA Division No. 1 doubles teams, defeated Edelman and Bates
Binghamton resumes its schedule on Wednesday at Fairleigh Dickinson
at 3:30 p.m.
1. Anna Edelman (BING) def.
#20 Victoria Weltz (LU) 2-6, 6-2 (10-5)
2. #18 Alexandra Schunk (LU) def. Lauren Bates (BING) 6-2, 5-7
3. #17 Katerina Jiskrova (LU) def. Yulia Smirnova (BING) 6-2,
4. Alisson Siaci (LU) def. Danyelle Shapiro (BING) 6-2, 6-1
5. #14 Magdalena Ekert (LU) def. Erica Rosenblum (BING) 6-0,
6. Eleonora Iannozzi (LU) def. Gayathri Balasundar (BING) 6-0,
1. #3 Weltz/Schunk (LU)
def. Bates/Edelman (BINGW) 8-6
2. Ekert/Jiskrova (LU) def. Shapiro/Smirnova (BING) 8-4
3. Eleonora Iannozzi/Alisson Siaci (LU) def. Balasundar/Rosenblum