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Bulldogs post 6-1 victory over BU on Saturday

Bulldogs post 6-1 victory over BU on Saturday

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men's tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over Boston University on Saturday afternoon.

Match Information
Bryant 6, Boston University 1
Records: Bryant (2-4), Boston University (2-5)

Coach Gendron's Comments

"Today we competed extremely well in both singles and doubles. Beating a quality opponent is always rewarding."

How it Happened (Doubles)

  • Bryant swept the doubles matches for the second-straight match.
  • Matt Kuhar (Smithfield, R.I.) and Wilson Dong (Bradenton, Fla.) earned a decisive 6-1 victory at No. 1 and Grant Pertile (Edgartown, Mass.) and Jorge Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico) clinched the point with a 6-2 win at No. 3.
  • Guido Argentini (Boca Raton, Fla.) and Trent Massam (Wellington, New Zealand) completed the sweep as they came back to tie at 5-5 before winning the tiebreak, 7-3.

How it Happened (Singles)

  • Bryant closed out the match by winning five of the six singles matches.
  • Kuhar won 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 and Dong won 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) at No. 2.
  • Michael Plutt (Weston, Fla.) clinched the match at No. 4 with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory.
  • Andrew Pregel (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Andrew Forchetti (Orange, Conn.) completed the day with victories at No. 5 and No. 6.  

Results

Singles
No. 1 – Kuhar (BRY) def. Lu (BU), 6-3, 7-5
No. 2 – Dong (BRY) def. Bogatin (BU), 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
No. 3 – Siozos (BU) def. Schou (BRY), 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
No. 4 – M. Plutt (BRY) def. Stehling (BU), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
No. 5 – Pregel (BRY) def. Hartenstein (BU), 4-6, 6-4, 10-1
No. 6 – Forchetti (BRY) def. Gutierrez (BU), 6-3, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – Kuhar/Dong (BRY) def. Hartenstein/Lu (BU), 6-1
No. 2 – Argentini/Massam (BRY) def. Bogatin/Avila (BU), 6-5 (7-3)
No. 3 – Pertile/Ortiz-Garcia (BRY) def. Stehling/Siozios (BU), 6-2

Up Next

The Bulldogs return to ForeCourt on Wednesday to host Merrimack.