April 4, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men's tennis squad dropped a tight match to Bryant, 5-2, on Tuesday in Storrs. The Huskies saw victories from Wei Lin and Dave Adams in singles play. The loss dropped UConn's spring record to 3-9.
The Huskies took No. 1 doubles, 8-7 (4) behind a terrific rally from senior Scott Warden and freshman Jacob Spreyer. With UConn's No. 1 tandem down, 5-0, the Huskies fought of several match points to rally for the victory.
Matt Burns and Ryan Carr's tremendous effort at No. 3 fell just short, 9-8 (4). The Huskies had one match point but failed to hold on and Bryant took the doubles point with a victory at No. 2 over Dave Adams and Wei Lin, 8-2.
Adams opened singles action to with a 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 3 to even the team score at 1-1. Wei Lin followed suit with a victory at No. 4, 7-5, 6-0. Bryant evened the team score yet again when Ryan Carr dropped his match in straight sets at No. 5, 6-3, 6-4.
Joshua Palmer fell at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 6-5. Warden and Spreyer split their sets to open the matches at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Both players would drop the third set, finalizing the team score at 5-2 in favor of Bryant.
Final Score: Bryant 5, UConn 2
1. Warden/Spreyer(UC) def Arguello/Gonzalez 8-7(4) 2. Callahan/Morris(Bryant) def Adams/Lin(UC) 8-2 3. Crowley/Parziale(Bryant) def Burns/Carr(UC) 9-8(4)
1. Morris(Bryant) def Warden(UC) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 2. Parziale(Bryant) def Spreyer(UC) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 3. Adams(UC) def Callahan(Bryant) 6-2, 6-0 4. Lin(UC) def Arguello(Bryant) 7-5, 6-0 5. Gonzalez(Bryant) def Carr(UC) 6-3, 6-4 6. Sipala(Bryant) def Palmer(UC) 6-4, 7-5