Release: March 21, 2011
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cruise past Virginia State 7-0
up fourth shutout win of the season
ETTRICK, Va. -- The Binghamton
University women's tennis team (5-6) toppled host Virginia State
University 7-0 in dual match Monday evening.
Every Bearcat was a straight-set winner as BU only dropped nine
games total for the entire day.
Senior Anna Edelman tallied her fourth
straight singles win (6-1, 6-0), raising her season totals to
26-6, 8-3 in dual matches.
Junior Jillian Santos won by the same
margin at second singles, while senior Yulia
Smirnova defeated Tamelia Hicks 6-3, 6-1 at third singles.
The Santos/Smirnova tandem posted an 8-0 victory at second doubles,
while Edelman teamed with freshman Jennifer
Fridman for a similar result at the top doubles spot.
Juniors Marina Bykovskaya and Emma Leibowicz both secured victories
at fourth and fifth singles, respectively. Neither player dropped
a single game en route to the 6-0, 6-0 final.
Sophomore Jessie Rubin picked up her
first collegiate win with a convincing 6-0, 6-2 triumph at sixth
The Bearcats are back in action Tuesday against Coastal Carolina
at 2 p.m.
1. Anna Edelman/Jennifer Fridman (BU) def. Keisha Holmes/Amanda
Spencer (VSU) 8-0
2. Jillian Santos/Yulia Smirnova (BU) def. Tamelia Hicks/Lakevia
Ingram (VSU) 8-0
3. Marina Bykovskaya/Emma Leibowicz (BU) def. Alexandria McCray/Valencia
Williams (VSU) 8-1
Order of finish: 2, 3, 1
1. Anna Edelman (BU) def Amanda Spencer (VSU) 6-1,
2. Jillian Santos (BU) def Keisha Holmes (VSU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Yulia Smirnova (BU) def Tamelia Hicks (VSU) 6-3, 6-1
4. Marina Bykovskaya (BU) def Lakevia Ingram (VSU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Emma Leibowicz (BU) def Alexandra McCray (VSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jessie Rubin (BU) def Valencia Williams (VSU) 6-0, 6-2
Order of finish: 5, 2, 1, 6, 4, 3