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Bryant downs Oral Roberts Monday night

Bryant downs Oral Roberts Monday night

NORMAN, Okla. – The Bryant University men's tennis team wrapped up its weekend in Oklahoma with a 4-2 victory over Oral Roberts on Monday night.

Bryant opened the day with a 7-0 loss at the hands of No. 22 Oklahoma. The Bulldogs finished their Oklahoma trip with a 2-4 record. They will now head to Colorado for four matches to close out their trip.   

Game Information
No. 22 Oklahoma 7, Bryant 0
Bryant 4, Oral Roberts 2
Records: Bryant (2-4), No. 22 Oklahoma (2-1), Oral Roberts (0-3)

Coach Gendron's Comments

"Solid effort by both teams tonight. I'm proud of the work done by our team on the first half of our trip."

How It Happened

  • Bryant was able to grab the doubles point for the first time this season, winning at 2 and 3.
  • Jorge Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico) and Guido Argentini (Boca Raton, Fla.) won 6-2, while Grant Pertile (Edgartown, Mass.) and Alexander Schou (Holte, Denmark) won 6-2.
  • The Bulldogs then clinched the match with victories at 3, 4 and 5.
  • Argentini, Ortiz-Garcia and Schou all won in straight sets, with Argentini clinching the match at 3.
  • In the first match of the day, No. 22 Oklahoma won all three doubles matches and all six singles matches to down the Black and Gold.  

Results (No. 22 Oklahoma)

Singles
No. 1 – Van Emburgh (OU) def. Dong (BRY), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 – No. 116 Bertsch (OU) def. Massam (BRY), 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 – Mandlik (OU) def. Pertile (BRY), 6-4, 6-2
No. 4 – Martinez (OU) def. Srivastava (BRY), 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 – Schlageter (OU) def. Belmatch (BRY), 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 – Stewart (OU) def. Forchetti (BRY), 6-4, 6-2

Doubles
No. 1 – Van Emburgh/Stewart (OU) def. Dong/Massam (BRY), 6-1
No. 2 – Bertsch/Mandlik (OU) def. Pertile/Belmatch (BRY), 6-0
No. 3 – Beller/Schlageter (OU) def. Corrado/Schou (BRY), 6-0

Results (Oral Roberts)

Singles
No. 1 – Busleiman (ORU) def. Dong (BRY), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 – Koncz (ORU) def. Massam (BRY), 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 – Argentini (BRY) def. Russo (ORU), 6-4, 7-5
No. 4 – Ortiz-Garcia (BRY) def. Celik (ORU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 5 – Schou (BRY) def. Leardini (ORU), 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 – Pertile (BRY) vs. Evans (ORU), 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-4), unfinished

Doubles
No. 1 – Busleiman/Koncz (ORU) def. Dong/Massam (BRY), 6-1
No. 2 – Ortiz-Garcia/Argentini (BRY) def. Celik/Russo (ORU), 6-2
No. 3 – Pertile/Schou (BRY) def. Leardini/Evans (ORU), 6-2

Up Next

The Bulldogs will now travel to Colorado for four matches. Bryant will face Denver on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. EST.