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Bulldogs fall to Weber St. on Saturday

Bulldogs fall to Weber St. on Saturday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Bryant University men's tennis team closed its trip with a 4-3 loss to Weber St. on Saturday evening.   

Bryant rallied back from 3-0 down to tie the match but couldn't complete the comeback. The Bulldogs finished their season-opening 10-game trip with a 3-7 record.  

Game Information
Weber St. 4, Bryant 3
Records: Bryant (3-7), Weber St. (2-2)

How It Happened

  • Bryant opened doubles play with a victory at 2 but the Wildcats rebounded to win the point with victories at 1 and 3.
  • Grant Pertile (Edgartown, Mass.) and Alexander Schou (Holte, Denmark) were victorious, 6-2.
  • The Wildcats then jumped out to a 3-0 lead with victories at 2 and 1.
  • Bryant, however, rallied to tie the match with victories at 4, 3 and 6.
  • Schou capped a strong day with a 7-5, 7-5 win at 4, while Jorge Isaias Ortiz-Garcia (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico) won in three sets (6-4, 5-7, 7-6) at 3.
  • Andrew Pregel (Cincinnati, Ohio) then tied the match with a 6-4, 7-5 victory at 6.
  • The deciding match at 5 went to three sets, with the Wildcats taking it 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.   

Results

Singles
No. 1 – van Wyk (WSU) def. Dong (BRY), 6-0, 7-6
No. 2 – Serafim (WSU) def. Massam (BRY), 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 – Ortiz-Garcia (BRY) def. Bo-Han Li (WSU), 6-4, 5-7, 7-6
No. 4 – Schou (BRY) def. Buxman (WSU), 7-5, 7-5
No. 5 – Barr (WSU) def. Pertile (BRY), 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 – Pregel (BRY) def. Sinclair (WSU), 6-4, 7-5

Doubles
No. 1 – van Wyk/Serafim (WSU) def. Dong/Massam (BRY), 6-4
No. 2 – Pertile/Schou (BRY) def. Barr/Bo-Han Li (WSU), 6-2
No. 3 – Walkusz/Buxman (WSU) def. Corrado/Sen (BRY), 7-5

Up Next

The Bulldogs return to the Northeast for a pair of matches against Ivy League foes. Bryant will face Dartmouth on Saturday (Feb. 1) and Harvard on Sunday (Feb. 2).