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Bulldogs take down UConn, 6-1, Saturday

Bulldogs take down UConn, 6-1, Saturday

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men's tennis team opened its weekend with a 6-1 victory over Connecticut on Saturday afternoon at Fore Court.

Match Information

Bryant 6, UConn 1

Records: Bryant (10-15), Connecticut (4-12)

Location: Fore Court (Cumberland, R.I.)

How it Happened (Doubles)

  • The Bulldogs picked up the doubles points with wins at 1 and 2. Senior Luke Lorenz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and freshman Grant Pertile (Edgartown, Mass.) won 6-2 at No. 2, while juniors Michael Plutt (Weston, Fla.) and Artur Jakubowski (Dallas, Texas) clinched the match at No. 1, 7-6 (7-2).

How it Happened (Singles)

  • Bryant quickly claimed the match with wins at 1, 2 and 3. Playing at No. 1, Lorenz won 6-4, 6-1 to make it 2-0. Plutt then won at No. 3, 6-1, 6-2 and Jakubowski secured the win at No. 2, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2).
  • Freshman Wilson Dong (Bradenton, Fla.) picked up a three-set win at No. 4, while Anshumat Srivastava (Patna, India) also won in three sets at No. 6.

Results

Doubles

1 – Plutt/Jakubowski (BRY) def. Warren/Holtmann (UConn), 7-6 (7-2)

2 – Lorenz/Pertile (BRY) def. Zheng/Edwards (UConn), 6-2

3 – Hill/McLister (UConn) def. Templeman/Lamart (BRY), 7-6 (9-7)

Singles

1 – Lorenz (BRY) def. Zheng (UConn), 6-4, 6-1

2 – Jakubowski (BRY) def. Hill (UConn), 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)

3 – Plutt (BRY) def. Warren (UConn), 6-1, 6-2

4 – Dong (BRY) def. McLister (UConn), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

5 – Holtmann (UConn) def. Massam (BRY), 6-1, 6-3

6 – Srivistava (BRY) def. Edwards (UConn), 4-6, 7-6, 1-0

Up Next

The Bulldogs wrap up their weekend on Sunday with a match against Quinnipiac. The match is scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m.