Men’s Tennis Defeats Missouri-St. Louis for 10th Win of Season
St. Louis, Mo., April 11, 2012 – The No. 17 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team picked up its 10th win of the season with a 8-1 win at NCAA Division II University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo.
Washington U. improved its overall record to 10-5 with the win, its 15th-straight season the Bears have recorded 10 or more victories. Head coach Roger Follmer has guided WUSTL to at least 10 victories in all 11 of his seasons on the Danforth Campus, with an overall record of 185-61 (.752).
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. Heyburn, Harry/Gorter, Tim (UMSL) 8-1
2. Cameron Chiang/Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. McLarty, Tim/Schumacher, Marius (UMSL) 9-8 (7-5)
3. Max Franklin/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHU) def. Naranjo, Felipe/Mueggenburg, Nils (UMSL) 8-4
1. Gary Parizher (WASHU) def. Mueggenburg, Nils (UMSL) 6-1, 6-4
2. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. Heyburn, Harry (UMSL) 7-5, 7-6
3. McLarty, Tim (UMSL) def. Kareem Farah (WASHU) 6-7, 6-2, 10-5
4. Parker Chang (WASHU) def. Schumacher, Marius (UMSL) 6-1, 6-0
5. Tim Noack (WASHU) def. Corrales, Nils (UMSL) 6-2, 6-1
6. Kevin Chu (WASHU) def. Gorter, Tim (UMSL) 6-3, 6-1
• Junior Gary Parizher has won 10-straight singles matches and improved his singles record to 20-2.
• Parizher also picked up his 80th career win with his straight-set singles victory.
• Junior Adam Putterman is now six wins shy of 100 for his career.
• Freshman Ross Putterman picked up two victories on Wednesday to up his career win total to 30 as a freshman.
• Head coach Roger Follmer improved to 11-2 all-time against UMSL.
• Washington U. is 5-0 this season against NCAA Division II competition.
Washington University (10-5) returns to action on Saturday-Sunday, April 14-15, with a pair of regional matches in Chicago, Ill. The Bears take on No. 22 ranked Case Western Reserve on Saturday at 10 a.m., followed by a match-up against No. 30 ranked University of Chicago on Sunday at 2 p.m.