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UNC Greensboro tops Bryant, 4-3

UNC Greensboro tops Bryant, 4-3

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men's tennis team fell to UNC Greensboro, 4-3, on Saturday morning at the Battle of the Beach hosted by UNC Wilmington.

Match Information

Bryant 3, UNC Greensboro 4

Records: Bryant (7-15), UNC Greensboro (6-4)

Location: UNCW Courts (Wilmington, N.C.)

Coach Gendron's Comments

"Today was another great effort from our guys. They are fighting through the schedule with a very workman-like mindset. I could not be prouder of our guys. Back to work Sunday at 10 a.m.

How it Happened (Doubles)

How it Happened (Singles)

  • The Bulldogs and Spartans traded victories in singles play, leaving Bryant with a 3-2 advantage. Artur Jakubowski (Dallas, Texas) was victorious at 3, 7-6 (1-0), 6-2) and Ortiz-Garcia won at 4, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2.
  • UNCG, however, rallied back to win at 2 and 1 to clinch the match. Ollie Palmer lost the first set to Lorenz but came back to win the final two, 6-3, 6-4. Connor Thompson then handed Matt Kuhar (Smithfield, R.I.) just his third loss of the year in dual matches with a 7-5, 7-6 (4-0) victory.

Results

Doubles

  1. Thompson/Palmer (UNCG) def. Kuhar/Jakubowski (BRY), 6-2
  2. Ortiz-Garcia/Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (BRY) def. Grewe/Burkill (UNCG), 6-4
  3. Lorenz/Pertile (BRY) def. Walker/Hammarstedt (UNCG), 6-4

Singles

  1. Thompson (UNCG) def. Kuhar (BRY), 7-5, 7-6 (4-0)
  2. Palmer (UNCG) def. Lorenz (BRY), 6-7 (0-3), 6-3, 6-4
  3. Jakubowski (BRY) def. Hammarstedt (UNCG), 7-6 (1-0), 6-2
  4. Ortiz-Garcia (BRY) def. Melnik (UNCG), 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
  5. Grewe (UNCG) def. Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (BRY), 6-3, 6-1
  6. Burkill (UNCG) def. Massam (BRY), 6-3, 7-5

Up Next

The Bulldogs wrap up their weekend with a 10:00 a.m. match against Chattanooga on Sunday morning.