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For Immediate Release: February 19, 2006
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton women's tennis beats Quinnipiac 4-3

VESTAL, N.Y.-- Sophomore Jenn Naegeli (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) won the decisive match at No. 5 singles, leading Binghamton to a 4-3 win over Quinnipiac in women's tennis action Sunday afternoon at Cornell University. The win climaxed five and a half hours of action between the two schools.

Naegeli was down 4-1 in the decisive third set of her match against Amanda Petruzzi. With the overall score of the match tied at 3-3, hers was the last match to conclude. She rallied to to win 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (3).

Freshman Juliana Umeki (Mogidas Cruises, Brazil) and junior Lya Kushnirovich (Brooklyn, N.Y.) each won their singles and doubles matches. Umeki defeated Jaqueline Herb 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3 singles and teamed up with junior Zeynep Altinay (Ankara, Turkey) to win 8-3 at second doubles. Kushnirovich, meanwhile, came back to beat Jaquelyn Visinski 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 and joined sophomore Gayarthri Balasundar (Syosset, N.Y.) to win 8-6 at No. 3 doubles.

SINGLES

1. Gabby Pasternak (Q) def. Zeynep Altinay (B) 6-2, 7-5
2. Tina Hoang (Q) def. Jelena Koprivica (B) 6-2, 6-4
3. Juliana Umeki (B) def. Jaqueline Herb (Q) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
4. Lya Kushnirovich (B) def. Jacquelyn Visinski (Q) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
5. Jenn Naegeli (B) def. Amanda Petruzzi (Q) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (3)
6. Danielle Rodriguez (Q) def. Gayarthri Balasundar (B) 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES

1. Pasternak & Hoang (Q) def. Koprivica & Naegeli (B) 8-2
2. Umeki & Altinay (B) def. Herb & Visinski (Q) 8-3
3. Balasundar & Kushnirovich (B) def. (Q) Rodriguez & Rosenberger 8-6

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