Immediate Release: February 3, 2006
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Binghamton women's tennis downs Seton Hall 5-2
WEST POINT, N.Y.- Binghamton (2-0) won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches to defeat Seton Hall (1-2) 5-2 on Saturday afternoon at Army.
Bearcats' senior Zeynep Altinay (Ankara, Turkey) collected her 76th career singles victory with a 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 decision over Ebru Burduroglu in No. 1 singles and teamed with freshman Erica Rosenblum (Albany, N.Y.) in No. 2 doubles for an 8-1 victory over Gyurgina and El-Tobgy.
While Altinay extended her program best wins mark (76-25) senior Lya Kushnirovich (Brooklyn, N.Y.) continued to add to her impressive win total with a 7-6, 6-4 victory over Nadja Sein in No. 3 singles for her 72nd career victory. She is currently second all-time with a mark of 72-28.
Junior Jenn Naegli and freshman Danyelle Shapiro (Boca Raton, Fla.) also posted singles victories with 6-3, 6-3 and 6-2, 6-1 decisions and paired together to take the No. 3 doubles with an 8-1 win over Burduroglu & Gerka.
Binghamton continues their schedule with a 9 a.m. start at Army tomorrow morning at West Point.
1. Zeynep Altinay (B) def. Ebru Burduroglu (SH) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
2. Amanda El-Tobgy (SH) def. Juliana Umeki (B) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Lya Kushnirovich (B) def. Nadja Sein (SH) 7-6, 6-4
4. Sylvia Jaros (SH) def. Erica Rosenblum (B) 6-3, 6-1
5. Jenn Naegeli (B) def. Iva Gyurgina (SH) 6-3, 6-3
6. Danyelle Shapiro (B) def. Veronika Gerka (SH) 6-2, 6-1
1. Sein and Jaros (SH) def. Umeki & Kushnirovich (B) 8-2
2. Altinay & Rosenblum (B) def. Gyurgina and El-Tobgy (SH) 8-1
3. Nageli & Shapiro (B) def. Burduroglu & Gerka (SH) 8-1
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