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Bulldogs show well on day one of Army Invite

Larry Levanti Photography
Larry Levanti Photography

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's tennis team opened the Army Invitational with four victories on Friday in West Point, New York.

How it Happened

  • Freshman Sarah Hickey (Toronto, Ont.) posted an 8-4 win over Claire Czerwonka from Valparaiso in A singles.
  • Sophomore Arianna Oropeza (Weston, Fla.) advanced to the second round in the B flight with a 8-7 (4) victory over NJIT's Mayar Eltony.
  • Junior Megan Tan (Calgary, Alberta) claimed an 8-1 victory over Valparaiso's Dao Sysouvanh in the C flight.
  • Freshman Yasemin Boru (Boca Raton, Fla.) lost to Quinnipiac's Jennifer Lu, 8-1.
  • Junior Gabrielle Bergeron (Quebec, Canada) fell to Fairfield's Sophia Prinos, 8-5.
  • Classmate Aleksi Gottlieb (Plantation, Fla.) was defeated by Stony Brook's Ester Chikvashvili, 8-2.
  • Freshman Leanne Kendall (Lakeville, Mass.) lost to Oceane Garibal from St. John's, 8-4.
  • In doubles, Tan and Gottlieb were defeated by Wind/Paradise from Valpo, 6-2.
  • Boru and Hickey teamed up to defeat Dun and S. Eisenberg from Binghamton, 6-3. The Bulldog duo was then defeated by a UConn duo, 6-3.
  • Bryant's two other doubles teams of Rokke and Oropeza and Bergeron and Kendall both were defeated. Rokke and Oropeza fell 6-2, while Bergeron and Kendall fell 6-4.

Up Next

Bryant begins day two of the Army Invitational at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning.