Release: March 28, 2009
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women's tennis rallies for 4-3 win at Stony Brook
STONY BROOK, N.Y.--Freshman
Santos and sophomore Lauren
Bates each won their singles and doubles matches, leading
Binghamton (10-2, 2-0 AE) to a 4-3 win over Stony Brook (6-2,
1-1 AE) in an America East women's tennis match on Saturday afternoon.
The Bearcats lost the doubles point but bounced back to take
four of the six singles matches to record their fifth consecutive
Santos and Bates defeated Prerana Appineni and Anna Pieschl 8-4
at first doubles. Bates went on to beat Katherine Hanson 6-1,
7-5 (6) at first singles while Santos downed Paola Rodolfi 6-1,
6-1 at second singles.
Gone defeated Salome Mkervalidze 6-2, 7-6 (5) at fifth
singles. The clinching victory, however, was turned in by Marina
Bykovskaya, who beat Gayatri Krishman 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 at fourth
Binghamton returns home to face Villanova on Sunday at 2 p.m.
1. Lauren Bates (BING) def.
Katherine Hanson (STONY) 6-1, 7-6 (6)
2. Jillian Santos (BING) def. Paola Rodolfi (STONY) 6-1, 6-1
3. Prerana Appineni (STONY) def. Yulia Smirnova (BING) 6-3, 1-6,
4. Marina Bykovskaya (BING) def. Gayatri Krishman (STONY) 2-6,
5. Yagmur Gone (BING) def. Salome Mkervalidze (STONY) 6-2, 7-6
6. Anna Pieschl (STONY) def. Danyelle Shaprio (BING) 6-1, 4-6,
1. Bates & Santos (BING)
def. Appineni & Pieschl (STAONY) 8-4
2. Rodolfi & Mykervaliddze (STONY) def. Bykovskaya &
Gone (BING) 8-4
3. Krishnan & Erica Federgreen (STONY) def. Emma Liebowicz
& Smirnova (BING) 8-6