Release: March 30, 2010
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women's tennis beats Richmond 4-3
RICHMOND, Va.-- Junior Lauren
Bates and sophomore Marina
Bykovskaya each won their singles and doubles matches, leading
Binghamton (9-2) to a 4-3 win over host Richmond (6-7) in a women's
tennis match on Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the second
straight triumph for the Bearcats.
Bates beat Erin Clark 6-3, 6-2 at first singles. At second doubles,
she joined sophomore Emma
Leibowicz for an 8-3 win over Mariana Arana and Kelly Tidwell.
Bykovskaya, meanwhile scored a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 win over Joanna
Mutusczyk at sixth singles. She also joined junior Anna
Edelman for an 8-4 win over Erin Clark and Helen Cunningham
at first doubles.
The clinching win of the match was recorded by junior Yulia
Smirnova, who beat Alexandra Smyth 7-5, 5-7, 6-3.
Two of Richmond's three wins in singles play all came in three
Binghamton heads to UNC-Wilmington on Friday for a 10 a.m. match.
1. Lauren Bates (BING) def. Erin Clark (RICH) 6-3, 6-2
2. Kelly Tidwell (RICH) def. Anna Edelman (BING) 6-3, 7-6 (7)
3. Helen Cunningham (RICH) def. Jillian Santos (BING) 6-3, 2-6,
4. Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Alexandra Smyth (RICH) 7-5, 5-7.
5. Sydney Grant (RICH) def. Emma Leibowicz (BING) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
6. Marina Bykovskaya (BING) def. Joanna Mutusczyk (RICH) 6-3,
1. Edelman & Bykovskaya (BING) def. Clark & Cunningham
2. Bates & Leibowicz (BING) def. Mariana Arana & Tidwell
3. Smyth & Grant (RICH) def. Santos & Smirnova (BING)