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Kuhar advances to third round of ITAs

Kuhar advances to third round of ITAs

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University men's tennis redshirt junior Matt Kuhar (Smithfield, R.I.) became just the second player in Division I program history to advance to the third round of the ITA Northeast Regionals with his victory on Friday afternoon.  

COACH GENDRON'S COMMENTS

"Matt played well today, beating a good player, 6-3, 6-2, from a solid program at Monmouth. Tomorrow's opponent we know well. A great player from Columbia [William Matheson] who took out Luke [Lorenz] in three sets last year at the ITAs. Tomorrow is a big day for our program and we are excited about the opportunity."

HOW IT HAPPENED (SINGLES)

  • Kuhar advanced to the third round of the ITAs with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Alberto Guiffrida from Monmouth.
  • Senior Luke Lorenz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) competed in the consolation bracket on Friday, defeating Monmouth's Will Cooke Wharton, 7-5, 6-4.

NOTES

  • Kuhar joins Dana Parziale '14 as the only Bulldogs to advance to the third round. Parziale also earned a first-round bye before defeating Cornell's Dylan Brown, 6-5, 6-4. He lost a three-set match in the third round, 6-3, 5-6, 6-2.

UP NEXT

Kuhar will play in the third round on Saturday morning against Columbia's William Matheson. The match is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.