April 7, 2012
Boca Raton, FL - The Florida Atlantic University women's tennis team dropped its home finale in a narrow 4-3 loss to Binghamton University on Saturday, April 7, at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton.
The Owls stand 9-7 on the season and will conclude the regular season on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. against UCF in Orlando.
After dropping the doubles point, FAU mounted a rally in singles play by winning three of the four first completed matches. Freshman Natalia Tomaszewicz dropped only three games in picking up a straight-set victory (6-2, 6-1) at No. 6 singles.
Ene teamed with Phillips for the Owls' only doubles victory with an 8-4 triumph at the No. 2 position.
Binghamton 4, Florida Atlantic 3
No. 1 Justine Humair (FAU) def. Jillian Santos (BING), 7-5, 6-3
No. 2 Taylor Hollander (BING) def. Natasha Basma (FAU), 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1
No. 3 Marina Bykovskaya (BING) def. Erika Mrazkova (FAU), 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 Catalina Ene (FAU) def. Katherine Medianik (BING), 6-1, 6-4
No. 5 Emma Leibowicz (BING) def. Natasha Phillips (FAU), 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
No. 6 Natalia Tomaszewicz (FAU) def. Missy Edelblum (BING), 6-2, 6-1
No. 1 Bykovskaya/Medianik (BING) def. Basma/Tomaszewicz (FAU), 8-4
No. 2 Ene/Phillips (FAU) def. Santos/Edelblum (BING), 8-4
No. 3 Leibowicz/Hollander (BING) def. Taylor Briggs/Humair (FAU), 8-4