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Bulldogs drop hard-fought match with FDU Sunday

Bulldogs drop hard-fought match with FDU Sunday

TEANECK, N.J. – The Bryant University women's tennis team fell to Fairleigh Dickinson, 5-2, on Sunday morning.

How it Happened

  • Bryant and FDU split the first two spots in doubles before the Knights were able to grab the point with a victory at No. 3. That match was a thriller as it finished 7-6 (6) in favor of the Knights.
  • The Bulldogs would then pull even at 2-2 with victories at No. 1 and No. 5. Ada Boru (Istanbul, Turkey) won 6-3, 6-2 at 1 and Leanne Kendall (Lakeville, Mass.) won 6-4, 6-2 at 5.
  • The Knights, however, were able to win three-set thrillers at 6, 3 and 4.
  • Sarah Hickey (Toronto, Ont.) won the first set, 6-2, lost the second set, 6-3 and then dropped the third set in a tiebreak, 7-6 (2).

Results

Singles
No. 1 – Boru (BRY) def. Ruszcyska (FDU), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 – Vorozheikina (FDU) def. Oropeza (BRY), 6-2, 6-1
No. 3 – Eftenoiu (FDU) def. Hickey (BRY), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2)
No. 4 – Vladescu (FDU) def. Gottlieb (BRY), 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
No. 5 – Kendall (BRY) def. Rachenko (FDU), 6-4, 6-2
No. 6 – Singh (FDU) def. Bergeron (BRY), 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Doubles
No. 1 – Boru/Hickey (BRY) def. Ruszcyska/Vorozheikina (FDU), 6-4
No. 2 – Eftenoiu/Menzen (FDU) def. Oropeza/Gottlieb (BRY), 6-2
No. 3 – Vladescu/Singh (FDU) def. Kendall/Bergeron (BRY), 7-6 (6)

Up Next

The Bulldogs return to the courts on Thursday when they visit Quinnipiac.