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Binghamton Tennis Signs Dylan Friedman '18
Posted 02/21/2018 02:46PM

Bay Ridge Prep Varsity Tennis Tiger Dylan Friedman ‘18 will join Binghamton University’s men’s tennis program in fall. The 6’5” elite tennis player won the Men’s Open event at Sportime Randall’s Island in January 2018 and is evaluated as a three-star player by

“I chose this program because it’s a high caliber Division I school which is close to home and has the resources for me to take my game to the next level,” said Friedman, who has played tennis since the age of six.

Asked how he feels about moving on to college, Friedman said his is confident.

“My teachers here at Bay Ridge Prep have prepared me for a rigorous college environment,” he said, “especially with the level of academics experienced this year as a senior.”

In a news release from Binghamton, the university’s men’s tennis coach Nick Zieziula called Friedman a “great fit academically and with our team culture.”

"He has an excellent commitment to the process and understands the work that needs to be put in day to day in order to chase big goals,” Ziezula said, “It has been a pleasure to get to know Dylan on court and off court through the recruiting process and we are looking forward to working with him next year.”

Founded in 1998, Bay Ridge Prep is an independent, K-12 college preparatory school offering exceptional courses and intimate class sizes in a socially-mature and positive environment.


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Bay Ridge Prep is an independent, private, co-ed, day school accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. Serving students in Kindergarten thru Grade 12 from all across the New York City area, Bay Ridge Prep is located in Brooklyn and dedicated to enriching intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence through a student-centered community that values the unique talents and learning styles of each person.



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Bay Ridge Prep is a co-ed, K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York, that is home to 400 students and over 100 faculty spread across two buildings.  With a student-centered environment and fresh approach to education, Bay Ridge Prep provides an enriching academic experience in a socially mature environment.


Bay Ridge Prep is selective in admissions and prospective students go through a formal application process.  What we look for most in an applicant is a student who will benefit from our programs and make a positive impact on our community.


Bay Ridge Prep students get their first taste of hands-on learning in Kindergarten, when they become owners and operators of their own bakery.  By high school, they are deeply engaged in courses like Science, Research & Design - a three-year class that offers the opportunity to conduct original, independent research.


Led by experienced arts educators with advanced degrees in art, music and theater, the arts program recognizes that creative expression is a vital and integral part of a student’s development.


Home to nine championships in the last seven years, Bay Ridge Prep Athletics offers students an opportunity to explore physical challenges and develop leadership and teamwork skills.

Student Life

Student life is more than just classes, clubs and team sports.  Bay Ridge Prep is proactive in making every day life for students engaging, positive and enjoyable. 


Giving to Bay Ridge Prep has a profound impact on the daily lives of our students and helps give the school's administration the flexibility and financial resources to address spontaneous needs in and out of the classroom such as undertaking new programs and facility upgrades.


Bay Ridge Prep Alumni can be found everywhere.  Our newest alums are at some of the best colleges and graduate programs in the country and older alums are professionals in the fields of medicine, law, media, education, finance and more.

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