SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men's tennis team earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory over Army on Sunday afternoon in West Point, N.Y.
Bryant was able to clinch the doubles point at No. 3 and senior Luke Lorenz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) clinched the match at No. 2 singles.
Bryant 4, Army 3
Records: Bryant (6-10), Army (4-8)
COACH GENDRON'S COMMENTS:
"It was a very competitive battle and I am always pleased to get a road win. Getting ready for our trip to Colorado is the next priority."
HOW IT HAPPENED (DOUBLES)
Bryant and Army split the first two matches in doubles, leaving it up to the No. 3 spot to decide the point. Lorenz and freshman Grant Pertile (Edgartown, Mass.) were able to earn the point with a 6-3 victory.
HOW IT HAPPENED (SINGLES)
No. 1 – Kuhar/Jakubowski (BRY) def. Nguyen/Shannon, 6-1
No. 2 – Conlin/Simonsen (ARMY) def. Ortiz-Garcia/Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (BRY), 6-4
No. 3 – Lorenz/Pertile (BRY) def. Mitchell/Patterson (ARMY), 6-3
No. 1 – Kuhar (BRY) def. Nguyen (ARMY), 6-4, 6-2
No. 2 – Lorenz (BRY) def. Shannon (ARMY), 7-6 (3), 6-7 (5), 6-3
No. 3 – Conlin (ARMY) def. Dong (BRY), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6
No. 4 – Mitchell (ARMY) def. M. Plutt (BRY), 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 – Jakubowski (BRY) def. Simonsen (ARMY), 6-3, 6-3
No. 6 – Mundra (ARMY) def. Ortiz-Garcia (BRY), 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
The Bulldogs will play MIT during the midweek before heading to Colorado for matches against Dayton, Air Force and Weber St.