No. 74 Binghamton Tops Yale 5-2

Calvin Bennett. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - No. 74 Binghamton defeated Yale 5-2 Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.  The loss dropped Yale's record to 11-6 on the season.  

The Bulldogs won matches at No. 2 and No. 3 singles in the loss.  Playing No. 2 singles, freshman John Huang pulled out a 7-6, 6-3 victory over Moshe Levy.  Junior Calvin Bennett rolled to a 6-4, 6-3 win over Gilbert Wong at No. 3 singles.

Yale also picked up a victory at No. 2 doubles.  The duo of Bennett and freshman Marc Powers won 8-4 over Alexandre Haggai and Moshe Levy.  

The match marked Yale's last non-Ivy match of the season.  The Bulldogs will become conference play next weekend when they travel to take on Princeton and Penn.  

Complete Results

Singles
1.  Sven Vloedgraven (B) def. Marc Powers (Y), 7-6, 6-1
2.  John Huang (Y) def. Moshe Levy (B), 7-6, 6-3
3.  Calvin Bennett (Y) def. Gilbert Wong (B), 6-4, 6-3
4.  Arnav Jain (B) def. Daniel Hoffman (Y), 2-6, 6-1, 5-5 (4)
5.  Alexandre Haggai (B) def. Connor Dawson (Y), 6-1, 6-1
6.  Ruben Devos (B) def. Erik Blumenkranz (Y), 6-3, 6-1

Doubles
1.  Vloedgraven/ Wong (B) def. Blumenkranz / Joel Samaha (Y), 8-4
2.  Bennett / Powers (Y) def. Haggai / Levy (B), 8-4
3.  Bornkessel / Devos (B) def. Huang / Hoffman (Y), 8-6

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity