VESTAL, N.Y. –
Temple's women's tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win at Binghamton on Sunday, February 19, improving to 2-4 on the year. The Owls lost just two sets in the entire match.
The Cherry and White swept doubles, earning and 8-4 win at number 1, an 8-6 decision at the second flight and an 8-1 triumph at number three.
TU increased the lead to 2-0 with a win by default at the sixth flight. From there, Paola Calderon
grabbed a 6-2, 6-4 win over Marina Bykovskaya to make it 3-0. Jordan Batey
beat Katherine Medianik in straight-sets at number four, 6-2, 6-4, for the 4-0 advantage.
Temple's most challenging matches came at flights one and two. First up was Alicia Doms
, who dropped the first set, but ultimately won the second flight, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Yana Mavrina
took on Jillian Santos at number one, rebounding from a second set loss to win 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Rebecca Breland
was TU's final competitor, winning 6-2, 6-1 over Miss Edelblum at No. 5.
Temple is back in action Saturday, February 25, when it hosts George Washington in a 5:45 p.m. match at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center.
Temple (2-4) 7, Binghamton (3-4) 0
1. Yana Mavrina
(TEM) def. Jillian Santos (BU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
2. Alicia Doms
(TEM) def. Jennifer Fridman (BU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
3. Paola Calderon
(TEM) def. Marina Bykovskaya (BU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Jordan Batey
(TEM) def. Katherine Medianik (BU) 6-4, 6-4
5. Rebecca Breland
(TEM) def. Missy Edelblum (BU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Agnese Rozite
(TEM) – Win by default
1. Breland/Rozite (TEM) def. Bykovskaya/Medianik (BU) 8-4
2. Calderon/Mavrina (TEM) def. Edelblum/Santos (BU) 8-6
3. Batey/Doms (TEM) def. Fridman/Emma Leibowicz (BU) 8-1
Order of finish:
Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,3,4,2,1,5)