OLEAN, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team captured its third straight victory by sneaking past Binghamton, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at the SBU Tennis Center.
With the win, the Bonnies improve to 4-4 on the year.
The Bonnies started the match by sweeping all three doubles matches to take the doubles point from the Bearcats.
At the No. 1 spot, Penelope Abreu and Andrea Roque teamed up for a 7-6 victory over Samara and Michelle Eisenberg from Binghamton. Emily Stanley and Amelia Haley cruised to a 6-1 win at No. 2 over Ashley Granieri and Lau. Closing out doubles was Kahlei Reisinger and Paula Velilla, who won their match at No. 3, 7-5, against Bergmann and Kaplan.
Abreu, Stanley and Buse Gunay all earned singles wins to help the Bonnies claim the win.
Abreu defeated S. Eisenberg in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0, at the No. 1 flight. Stanley was the next to win at No. 4, 7-5, 7-5, over Lau. Clinching the victory for the Bonnies was Buse Gunay, who took down Bergmann in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.
The Bonnies are back in action Friday, Feb. 21 on the road at Stony Brook. That match is scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure 4, Binghamton 3
1. Penelope Abreu (SBU) def. Samara Eisenberg (BING) 6-3, 6-0
2. Michelle Eisenberg (BING) def. Amelia Haley (SBU) 7-6, 6-1
3. Regina Furer (BING) def. Andrea Roque (SBU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
4. Emily Stanley (SBU) def. Jamie Lau (BING) 7-5, 7-5
5. Ashley Granieri (BING) def. Kahlei Reisinger (SBU) 0-6, 6-0, 6-4
6. Buse Gunay (SBU) def. Kyra Bergmann (BING) 6-2, 6-2
1. Abreu/Roque (SBU) def. Eisenberg/Eisenberg (BING) 7-6
2. Stanley/Haley (SBU) def. Granieri/Lau (BING) 6-1
3. Reisinger/Paula Velilla (SBU) def. Bergmann/Lara Kaplan (BING) 7-5
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