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Bulldogs fall to Hofstra, 4-3, Sunday

Bulldogs fall to Hofstra, 4-3, Sunday

CUMBERLAND, R.I.  – The Bryant University women's tennis team fell to Hofstra, 4-3, on Sunday morning at ForeCourt.  

How it Happened

  • The Bulldogs picked up a victory at No. 1 doubles but the Pride were able to win at No. 2 and No. 3 to secure the point.
  • No. 2 went to a tiebreak, with the Pride earning a 7-6 (8-6) victory.
  • Five of the six singles matches went to three sets, with the Pride clinching the match with wins at No. 2, No. 1 and No. 5.
  • Arianna Oropeza (Weston, Fla.) earned a three-set victory at No. 3, rebounding from a first-set loss to win 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.
  • Megan Tan (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) and Leanne Kendall (Lakeville, Mass.) also overcame first-set losses to win at No. 4 and No. 6.  

Results

Singles
No. 1 – Ruffini (HOF) def. Boru (BRY), 1-6, 7-5, 6-1
No. 2 – Kachkarov (HOF) def. Hickey (BRY), 7-5, 6-2
No. 3 – Oropeza (BRY) def. King (HOF), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
No. 4 – Tan (BRY) def. Herndon (HOF), 5-7, 7-6, 10-8
No. 5 – Stork (HOF) def. Gottlieb (BRY), 6-3, 6-7, 6-0
No. 6 – Kendall (BRY) def. Dolabany (HOF), 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

Doubles
No. 1 – Boru/Hickey (BRY) def. Herndon/King (HOF), 6-3
No. 2 – Ruffini/Kachkarov (HOF) def. Tan/Gottlieb (BRY), 7-6 (8-6)
No. 3 – Dolabany/Stork (HOF) def. Rokke/Kendall (BRY), 6-4

Up Next

The Bulldogs welcome Providence to Rally Point on Saturday night. First serve is set for 7:15 p.m.