Men's Tennis Takes Home Fourth-Place Finish at ITA Indoors
St. Peter, Minn., February 26, 2012 – The No. 3 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision to No. 7 Kenyon College in the third-place match of the 2012 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Team Indoor Championship on Sunday in St. Peter, Minn.
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman def. Michael Razumovsky/CJ Williams, 8-6
2. Paul Burgin/Austin Griffin def. Kareem Farah/Kevin Chu, 8-4
3. Cameron Chiang/Max Franklin def. Kevin Ye/Jake Matthews, 8-2
1. #3 Adam Putterman def. #26 Paul Burgin, 6-2, 6-2
2. Michael Razumovsky def. #25 Ross Putterman, 7-5, 6-2
3. #13 CJ Williams def. Gary Parizher, 6-4, 6-3
4. Wade Heerboth def. Kareem Farah, 7-6, 6-1
5. Tim Rosensteel def. Bryan Haywood, 6-3, 6-2
6. Kevin Chu def. Jake Matthews, 6-0, 6-3
• Adam Putterman improved his singles record to 15-2 and was a perfect 3-0 at the ITA Indoor Championship.
• Kevin Chu made his second start of the season at No. 6 singles and improved to 2-0.
• Washington U. has dropped both of its matches this season by a 5-4 margin.
• The Bears have had five-straight top-four finishes at the ITA Indoor Championship.
• With two victories on Sunday, Adam Putterman picked up the 80th overall victory of his three-year career.
Washington University (3-2) will have a week off before hosting NCAA Division II Ferris State University on Tuesday, March 6, at 3:30 p.m. The Bulldogs have a 3-1 overall record and defeated University Athletic Association (UAA) member Case Western Reserve University on Feb. 17.