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Bulldogs pick up four wins in weekend invitationals

Bulldogs pick up four wins in weekend invitationals

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- The Bryant University men's tennis team picked up four wins in the Bryant Invitational and Bryant Senior Day Festival over the weekend. 

How it Happened (Saturday)

  • Sophomores Trent Massam (Wellington, New Zealand) and Philip Belmatch (Staten Island, N.Y.), and freshmen Andrew Forchetti (Orange, Conn.) and Alexander Schou (Holte, Denmark) competed for the Bulldogs. 
  • Massam and Belmatch dropped a pair of doubles matches, 6-3 and 6-4.
  • Forchetti and Schou lost their first match, 6-4, but rebounded to win the second doubles match, 6-1. 

How it Happened (Sunday)

  • Bryant honored its four seniors prior to the matches. The Bulldogs held their senior day in the fall due to a spring schedule that doesn't include a home outdoor match. 
  • The Bulldogs went 3-3 on the afternoon.
  • Michael Plutt (Weston, Fla.) opened the day with a 6-2, 6-1 victory, while brother Scott Plutt (Weston, Fla.) also posted a straight-set victory, 6-3, 6-3. 
  • In doubles, Mike Plutt and Artur Jakubowski (Dallas, Texas) teamed up to earn a 6-4 victory. 

Results

Saturday
Walker/Arocho (BRW) def. Massam/Belmatch (BRY), 6-3
Bader/Hurst (BRW) def. Massam/Belmatch (BRY), 6-4
Walker/Arocho (BRW) def. Forchetti/Schou (BRY), 6-4
Forchetti/Schou (BRY) def. Bader/Hurst (BRW), 6-1

Sunday
M. Plutt (BRY) def. Arocho (BRW), 6-2, 6-1
Walker (BRW) def. Jakubowski (BRY), 6-1, 7-5
S. Plutt (BRY) def. Hurst (BRW), 6-3, 6-3
Bader (BRW) def. Chofay (BRY), 6-1, 6-1
Jakubowski/M. Plutt (BRY) def. Walker/Arocho (BRW), 6-4
Bader/Hurst (BRW) def. Chofay/S. Plutt (BRY), 6-2

Up Next

The Bulldogs wrap up their fall schedule with the Brown Invitational. Bryant will head to Providence from Nov. 8-10.