NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Boston University women pulled out a hard-fought 4-3 victory over top-seeded Binghamton University to win their 17th straight conference crown while the Bearcat men defended their title with a 4-0 win over UMBC.

The Binghamton women came out swinging, cruising to victory in doubles with wins at the No. 2 and 3 spots. But the Terriers rallied back, claiming the first singles victory of the day with a win at No. 6. Binghamton answered back, winning at the third spot. The momentum kept swinging as Boston U. claimed a win at No. 1 singles before the Bearcats won at the No. 2 position to put them up 3-2. Sophomore Monika Mical (Stalowa Wola, Poland/Penn State) then tied the match at 3-3 with a straight set win at fifth singles. Tied at a set apiece, the squads battled for the title at No. 4 singles. Sophomore Petra Santini (Sibenik, Croatia/Gimnazija Za Dopisno Obrazovanje Birotehnika), the 2010 Most Outstanding Player, clinched the match for Boston U. with a third-set victory. The Terriers have earned their 12th straight berth into the NCAA tournament.

The Bearcat men claimed their sixth title in eight years with a 4-0 win over UMBC. The Bearcats claimed the doubles point with a 9-7 victory at the second spot after dropping a 9-8 decision at the third position. Senior Moshe Levy (Ra'ananna, Israel/De-Cart), the 2010 Most Outstanding Player, and sophomore partner Alexandre Haggi (St. Denis, Reunion Islands/Lycee Bellepierre) rallied back at second doubles for the win. In singles, the squad claimed three straight points with junior Sven Vloedgraven (Lochem, Netherlands/Isendoorn College) remaining dominant at No. 1 singles. Vloedgraven posted a 6-0, 6-1 win at the top spot for the Bearcats' first singles win. Binghamton then won the match with wins at the No. 5 and 6 spots. With the championship victory, the squad earns their 20th straight victory.

The men's and women's tennis NCAA selection will be at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4.

America East Women's Tennis Championship

April 30-May 2, Yale Tennis Center

Friday, April 30, 2010

Match 1 - First Round: #4 UMBC, 4, #5 Albany 0 RESULTS

Match 2 - First Round: #3 Stony Brook 4, #6 Hartford 0 RESULTS

Saturday, May 1

Match 3 - Consolation: Albany 4, Hartford 0, RESULTS

Match 4 - Semifinals: Binghamton 4, UMBC 2, RESULTS

Match 5 - Semifinals: Boston U. 4, Stony Brook 1, RESULTS

Sunday, May 2

Match 6 - Boston U. 4, Binghamton 3 RESULTS

America East Men's Tennis Championship

April 30 - May 2, Yale Tennis Center

Friday, April 30, 2010

Match 1 - First Round: #4 Boston U., 4, #5 Hartford 0 RESULTS

Saturday, May 1

Match 2 - Semifinals: UMBC 4, Stony Brook 3, RESULTS

Match 3 - Semifinals: #1 Binghamton 4, Boston U. 0 RESULTS

Match 4 - Consolation: Stony Brook, Boston U., RESULTS

Sunday, May 2

Match 6 - Binghamton 4, UMBC 0, RESULTS