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Bulldogs fall to LIU Brooklyn, 5-2, Saturday

Larry Levanti Photography
Larry Levanti Photography

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's tennis team went toe-to-toe with defending champ LIU Brooklyn Saturday night, eventually falling 5-2.   

How it Happened

  • LIU was able to grab the doubles point with victories at No. 1 and No. 3.
  • At No. 2, Megan Tan (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) and Aleksi Gottlieb (Plantation, Fla.) were victorious, 6-3.
  • In singles play, the Bulldogs took three of the six matches to a third set, winning two of the three.
  • Arianna Oropeza (Weston, Fla.) won at No. 3, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
  • At No. 5, Gottlieb finished her strong day with a come-from-behind victory. After dropping the first set, 6-3, Gottlieb won the final two sets, 6-4, 6-3.
  • Freshman Leanne Kendall (Lakeville, Mass.) won her first set at No. 6 but ultimately fell in three.

Results

Singles
No. 1 – Grigoryan (LIU) def. Boru (BRY), 7-6 (5), 6-3
No. 2 – Brzozowska (LIU) def. Hickey (BRY), 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 – Oropeza (BRY) def. Gogova (LIU), 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
No. 4 – Leysen (LIU) def. Tan (BRY), 7-5, 7-6
No. 5 – Gottlieb (BRY) def. Krug (LIU), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
No. 6 – Leonte (LIU) def. Kendall (BRY), 5-7, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – Grigoryan/Leonte (LIU) def. Boru/Hickey (BRY), 6-2
No. 2 – Tan/Gottlieb (BRY) def. Brzozowska/Gogova (LIU), 6-3
No. 3 – Leysen/Bollweg (LIU) def. Kendall/Rokke (BRY), 7-5

Up Next

Bryant closes its weekend with a match against Hofstra on Sunday at ForeCourt. First serve is set for 11:45 a.m.