Release: April 9, 2009
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women's tennis beats UMBC 5-2
BALTIMORE, MD.-- Sophomore
Lauren Bates and freshmen Jillian Santos and Marina
Bykovskaya all won their singles and doubles matches, leading
Binghamton (13-3, 3-0 AE) to a 5-2 win at UMBC (4-5) in an America
East Conference women's tennis match on Thursday afternoon. The
triumph was the Bearcats' eighth in their last nine matches.
Bates and Santos defeated Ana Mungo and Cornelia Carpcea 8-5
at first doubles. Bates went on to down Mungo 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 at
first singles while Santos beat Carpcea 7-6 (5), 6-1 at second
Bykovskaya beat Alice Chen 6-2, 6-3 at fourth singles. She also
joined junior Danyelle Shapiro at third doubles to defeat
Emily Mannix and Lauren Hamilton 8-6.
Also victorious for Binghamton was sophomore Yulia Smirnova,
who defeated Carmen Jackman 6-1, 6-2 at third singles.
The Bearcats host Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday at 3 p.m.
1. Lauren Bates (BING) def.
Ana Mungo (UMBC) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
2. Jillian Santos (BING) def. Cornelia Carapcea (UMBC) 7-6 (5),
3. Yulia Smirnova (BING) def. Carmen Jackman (UMBC) 6-1, 6-2
4. Marina Bykovskaya (BING) def. Alice Chen (UMBC) 6-2, 6-3
5. Joy Adewumi (UMBC) def. Yagmur Gone (BING) 6-0, 1-0 ret.
6. Emily Mannix (UMBC) def. Danyelle Shaprio (BING) 7-5, 6-2
1. Bates & Santos (BING)
def. Mungo & Chen (UMBC) 8-5
2. Carapcea & Jackman (UMBC) def. Emma Leibowicz & Smirnova
3. Bykovskaya & Shapiro (BING) def. Mannix & Lauren Hamilton