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Bulldogs fall to Dartmouth Sunday

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Larry Levanti Photo

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men's tennis team fell to Dartmouth, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon in Hanover.

Game Information
Bryant 0, Dartmouth 4
Records: Bryant (1-3), Dartmouth (2-2)
Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Coach Gendron's Comments

"Guys fought hard.  Dartmouth is a top team  and we did compete.  But the reality is we want to win. And just competing isn't enough.  Looking forward to Brown"

How it Happened (Doubles)

  • Bryant won at No. 1, 6-4, but fell 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 and No. 3.
  • At No. 1, senior Matt Kuhar (Smithfield, R.I.) and sophomore Wilson Dong (Bradenton, Fla.) jumped out to a 4-3 lead and then won the final two sets for to take it, 6-4.
  • At No. 3, the freshmen duo of Alexander Schou (Holte, Denmark) and Andrew Pregel (Cincinnati, Ohio) led 4-3 but were unable to capture the point, falling 6-4.

How it Happened (Singles)

  • Dartmouth clinched the match with straight-set victories at No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6.
  • The Bulldogs battled at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 4 singles, winning the first set at each of the top two singles matchups.
  • At No. 1, Kuhar and Dartmouth's Charlie Broom met in at matchup of two highest ranked players in New England. Kuhar, ranked No. 81 nationally, won the first set against Broom, ranked No. 27, 6-4, before the match went unfinished.
  • At No. 2, Dong earned a 6-4 win in the first set over Martin before the match went unfinished.
  • At No. 4, Guido Argentini (Boca Raton, Fla.) was up 6-5 in the first set before the match went unfinished.   

Results

Singles
No. 1 – No. 81 Kuhar (BRY) vs. No. 27 Broom (DART), 6-4, 1-4, unfinished
No. 2 – Dong (BRY) vs. Martin (DART), 6-4, 2-3, unfinished
No. 3 – Horneffer (DART) def. Schou (BRY), 6-2, 6-3
No. 4 – Argentini (BRY) vs. (DART), 6-5, unfinished
No. 5 – Ross (DART) def. Ortiz-Garcia (BRY), 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 – Chari (DART) def. Pregel (BRY), 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – Kuhar/Dong (BRY) def. Horneffer/Broom (DART), 6-4
No. 2 – Conklin/Ross (DART) def. Argentini/Ortiz-Garcia (BRY), 6-1
No. 3 – Widdecombe/Martin (DART) def. Schou/Pregel (BRY), 6-4

Up Next

The Bulldogs take on another Ivy League opponent Tuesday when they travel to Brown.