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For Immediate Release: March 24, 2005
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton women's tennis sweeps Savannah State 7-0

HILTON HEAD, S.C.-The Binghamton women's tennis team (8-5) won its final match of its spring road trip, sweeping Savannah State 7-0 on Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats won all five singles matches and both doubles matches in addition to a pair of wins by default. The win gave Binghamton a 3-0 record on its spring road trip.

With her 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles over Niekell Lashley, sophomore
Zeynep Altinay (Antayla, Turkey) raised her singles record to 23-4 for the season. She has now won 14 of her last 15 matches, all at No. 1 singles.

The Bearcats won 26 out of 27 matches during their week-long spring trip.

Binghamton travels to Quinnipiac for a 2 p.m. match on April 2.

Binghamton 7, Savannah State 0

Singles

1) Zeynep Altinay (BING) def. Niekell Lashley (SS) 6-0, 6-0
2) Jenn Naegeli (BING) def. Karen Richards (SS) 6-3, 6-0
3) Lya Kushnirovich (BING) def. (SS) Ann Richards 6-3, 1-0 ret.
4) Vera Popova (BING) def. Tracey Modeste (SS) 6-0, 6-0
5) Lilian Santos (BING) def. Vernisha Davis (SS) 6-0, 6-0
6) Gayathri Balasundar (BING) won by default

Doubles

1) Koprivica & Naegeli (BING) def. Richards & Richards (SS) 8-1
2) Altinay & Kushnirovich (BING) def. Lashley & Modeste (SS) 8-0
3) Santos and Balasundar (BING) win by default





 

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