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Gunay Scores a Pair of Singles Wins at Navy Invitational

Gunay Scores a Pair of Singles Wins at Navy Invitational

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Sophomore Buse Gunay grabbed two singles wins in the "C" flight to lead the St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team to highlight day two of the Navy Invitational.

Gunay took down Monmouth's Chinonye Gabriel 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of action. She moved on to face Anaalise Klopfer of Navy, beating her 6-4, 6-4. In the quarterfinals, Gunay was beaten by Thandy Kangwa of Seton Hall, 6-1, 6-1.

Other winners in singles action for the Bonnies were freshmen Andrea Roque, Consuela van Grinsven and Emily Stanley.

Roque defeated Lehigh's Casey Zhong, 9-7, in the first round of the "B" flight consolation bracket. Also winning in the consolation bracket was van Grinsven, who beat Rachel Rosenthal of Monmouth in the "C" flight, 8-3. Stanley faced Isabelle Ismanescu from Fairleigh Dickinson in the "D" flight consolation, winning 8-2.

In "A" flight doubles action, Roque teamed up with fellow freshman Penelope Abreu as they defeated Joleta Budiman and Advaita Saravanan from NJIT, 7-5. The Bonnies duo were taken down, however, in the next round by Paula Gonzalez and Sibel Can of Lehigh, 7-5.

Paula Velilla and van Grinsven paired up in the "B" doubles flight taking down Binghamton's Regina Furer and Emily Kong, 7-6 in the first round. The team of Velilla and van Grinsven fell to Anamaria Vladescu and Marta Ruszczynska from Fairleigh Dickinson in the following round, 6-0.

Play at the Navy Invitational resumes Sunday morning at 9 a.m.

Singles Competition
Ansofi Wreder (Navy) def. Penelope Abreu (St. Bonaventure) 6-4, 6-2
Sibel Can (Lehigh) def. Kahlei Reisinger (St. Bonaventure) 6-0, 6-2
Kindha Nasef (Howard) def. Kahlei Reisinger (St. Bonaventure) 8-4
Emma Diemling (Binghamton) def. Andrea Roque (St. Bonaventure) 6-1, 6-4
Miranda Deng (Navy) def. Paula Velilla (St. Bonaventure) 6-0, 6-0
Andrea Roque (St. Bonaventure) def. Casey Zhong (Lehigh) 9-7
Kacey Moore (Navy) def. Consuela v. Grinsven (St. Bonaventure) 6-0, 6-3
Buse Gunay (St. Bonaventure) def. Chinonye Gabriel (Monmouth) 6-1, 6-1
Buse Gunay (St. Bonaventure) def. Anaalise Klopfer (Navy) 6-4, 6-4
Consuela v. Grinsven (St. Bonaventure) def. Rachel Rosenthal (Monmouth) 8-3
Nicole Gasser (Monmouth) def. Emily Stanley (St. Bonaventure) 6-4, 2-6, 11-9
Emily Stanley (St. Bonaventure) def. Isabelle Ismanescu (Fairleigh Dickinson) 8-2
Thandy Kangwa (Seton Hall) def. Buse Gunay (St. Bonaventure) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles Competition
Andrea Roque/Penelope Abreu (St. Bonaventure) def. Joleta Budiman/Advaita Saravanan (NJIT) 7-5
Paula Gonzalez/Sibel Can (Lehigh) def. Andrea Roque/Penelope Abreu (St. Bonaventure) 7-5
Consuela v. Grinsven/Paula Velilla (St. Bonaventure) def. Regina Furer/Emily Kong (Binghamton) 7-6(8-6)
Anamaria Vladescu/Marta Ruszczynska (Fairleigh Dickinson) def. Consuela v. Grinsven/Paula Velilla (St. Bonaventure) 6-0

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