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Bryant falls to FDU, 4-3, in NEC final

Bryant falls to FDU, 4-3, in NEC final

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- The top-seeded Bryant University men's tennis team fell to third-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson, 4-3, in Saturday's Northeast Conference Championship.

Saturday marked the fourth finals meeting between the league's two winningest programs. FDU evened the ledger at 2-2 with a thrilling 4-3 victory. The match marked Bryant's final match as a member of the NEC. 

How it Happened

  • FDU claimed the doubles point with a thrilling 7-5 victory at No. 1 doubles. 
  • The Knights then jumped out to a 3-0 lead in singles play before Bryant rallied. 
  • Teague Burger, Andrew Pregel and Leonardo Mileikowsky all won to tie the match at 3-3. Pregel and Mileikowsky won in three sets.
  • FDU, however, clinched the match with a come-from-behind victory at No. 1. 


1. Mehdi Dhouib/Niclas Pietsch (FDU) def. Diego Serra Sparrow/Diego Trejo (BRY), 7-5 
2. Grant Pertile/Andrew Pregel (BRY) def. Justas Trainauskas/Younes Adnane (FDU), 6-2 
3. Moric Budinszky/Arjun Sriram (FDU) def. Jean Christophe Baril/Nick Lorenz (BRY), 6-3 

1. Teodors Pukse (FDU) def. Diego Serra Sparrow (BRY) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 
2. Mehdi Dhouib (FDU) def. Nick Lorenz (BRY), 6-2, 6-4 
3. Teague Burger (BRY) def. Justas Trainauskas (FDU) 6-2, 7-5 
4. Andrew Pregel (BRY) def. Arjun Sriram (FDU) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1  
5. Leonardo Mileikowsky (BRY) def. Niclas Pietsch (FDU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 
6. Younes Adnane (FDU) def. Grant Pertile (BRY) 6-4, 6-3