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Men's Tennis Opens Spring Against Binghamton

Doug Gallagher

Feb. 20, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Lafayette men's tennis team kicked off its spring season with a 6-1 loss to Binghamton on Sunday afternoon at Penn State University. Andrew Morris recorded the Leopards' lone win of the day.

With the loss, Lafayette falls to 0-1 in the spring and 2-1 in dual matches overall.

Morris, playing at No. 6 singles, downed the Bearcats' Alper Alimoglu in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Lafayette dropped the other five singles matches in two sets and was swept in doubles.

The Leopards return to the court on Friday, Feb. 24 for a 7 p.m. match with Muhlenberg.

Full Results

Singles 1. Ruben Devos (BU) d. Doug Gallagher (LC) 6-2, 6-4 2. Alexandre Haggai (BU) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 6-1, 6-2 3. Bastian Bornkessel (BU) d. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-4, 6-2 4. Robin Lesage (BU) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-0, 6-2 5. Ismael Dinia (BU) d. James Oliver (LC) 6-2, 6-1 6. Andrew Morris (LC) d. Alper Alimoglu (BU) 6-2, 7-6 (4)

Doubles 1. Bornkessel/Devos (BU) d. Gallagher/Morris (LC) 8-6 2. Lessage/R. Haggai (BU) d. Goldstein/Mercorella (LC) 8-2 3. A. Haggai/Dinia (BU) d. Alex Charchalis/Oliver (LC) 8-1