No. 11 Washington U. Men’s Tennis Wins 12th Straight Home Match
St. Louis, Mo., March 24, 2012 – The No. 11 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team remained perfect at home this season with a 9-0 victory over Wheaton College (Ill.) on Saturday afternoon in St. Louis.
Washington U. is 5-0 this season at the Tao Tennis Center, and has won 12-straight matches at home dating back to last season.
#11 Washington U. 9, Wheaton (Ill.) 0
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. Johnson, Taylor/Ward, Joshua (WHEATON) 8-6
2. Kareem Farah/Parker Chang (WASHU) def. Williams, Jordan/Greenwald, Miles (WHEATON) 8-5
3. #12 Kevin Chu/Max Franklin (WASHU) def. Buursma, David/Parrish, Joel (WHEATON) 8-5
1. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHU) def. Johnson, Taylor (WHEATON) 6-2, 6-2
2. Gary Parizher (WASHU) def. Ward, Joshua (WHEATON) 6-4, 6-3
3. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. Williams, Jordan (WHEATON) 6-0, 6-1
4. Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. Parrish, Joel (WHEATON) 6-0, 6-3
5. Parker Chang (WASHU) def. Buursma, David (WHEATON) 6-4, 6-2
6. Tim Noack (WASHU) def. Greenwald, Miles (WHEATON) 6-2, 6-0
• Washington U. is 96-8 (.923) at home under head coach Roger Follmer.
• Wheaton dropped its overall record to 6-5 this season, including 0-3 on the road.
• Junior Gary Parizher has won seven-straight singles matches and improved his singles record to 17-2.
• Junior Kareem Farah recorded the 80th overall victory of his career on Saturday.
Washington University (7-5) has a week off before hosting Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday, March 31, at Noon.