Men’s Tennis Suffers 7-2 Loss at NAIA No. 4 Azusa Pacific
Azusa, Calif., March 12, 2012 – The No. 10 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team could not overcome a doubles sweep in a 7-2 loss at NAIA No. 4 Azusa Pacific University on Monday afternoon in Azusa, Calif.
1. APELT, Janosch/HOEFNAGELS, Jochem (APU) def. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) 8-3
2. WILKENS, Frederik/YAM, Gary (APU) def. Kevin Chu/Max Franklin (WASHU) 8-4
3. EGER, Benedikt/IKKONIKOV, Ilja (APU) def. Parker Chang/Cameron Chiang (WASHU) 9-8 (7-5)
1. Adam Putterman (WASHU) def. APELT, Janosch (APU) 6-7 (5-7), 4-3, retired
2. HOEFNAGELS, Jochem (APU) def. Ross Putterman (WASHU) 6-1, 2-0, retired
3. Gary Parizher (WASHU) def. WILKENS, Frederik (APU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-5
4. EGER, Benedikt (APU) def. Kareem Farah (WASHU) 6-3, 6-3
5. IKKONIKOV, Ilja (APU) def. Kevin Chu (WASHU) 6-3, 6-4
6. YAM, Gary (APU) def. Bryan Haywood (WASHU) 7-5, 6-4
• Azusa Pacific improved its overall record to 9-1 and has won six-straight matches.
• Junior Adam Putterman is 16-2 in singles this season, including 6-1 in dual matches.
• Junior Gary Parizher improved his singles record to 12-2, and 6-1 at No. 3 singles.
• Washington U. was swept in doubles play for just the second time this season.
• Azusa Pacific is in their first year of transition to NCAA Division II.
Washington University (4-3) plays its second of four matches on its Spring Break trip to the West Coast on Tuesday, March 13, against conference-foe University of Rochester. The non-conference match is set to begin at 9 a.m. (PT) in Claremont, Calif.