Men’s Tennis Rallies For 5-3 Win Over No. 21 Case Western
Chicago, Ill., April 14, 2012 – The No. 17 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team rallied from an 3-0 deficit for a key regional 5-3 victory over Case Western Reserve University on Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Ill.
It marked the first time since May 6, 2007 (#18 Kalamazoo College) that Washington U. has won a match after being swept in doubles.
1. Kyle Gerber/John Healey (CASE) def. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) 8-4
2. Sean Carr/Richard Brunsting (CASE) def. Parker Chang/Kareem Farah (WASHU) 9-8 (11-9)
3. Rohan Patel/Eric Klawitter (CASE) def. Max Franklin/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHU) 8-4
1. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHU) def. Will Drougas (CASE) 6-3, 6-1
2. Gary Parizher (WASHU) def. Sean Carr (CASE) 6-1, 6-4
3. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. Kyle Gerber (CASE) 6-4, 6-2
4. Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. Rohan Patel (CASE) 6-4, 7-5
5. Parker Chang (WASHU) vs. Eric Klawitter (CASE) 6-3, 1-2, unfinished
6. Tim Noack (WASHU) def. John Healey (CASE) 6-4, 6-0
• Junior Gary Parizher has won 11-straight singles matches and improved his singles record to 21-2.
• Junior Adam Putterman is now five wins shy of 100 for his career.
• Putterman is 23-3 in singles this season and has an overall record of 40-9.
• Sophomore Tim Noack clinched the match with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over John Healey at No. 6 singles.
• Washington U. is 4-5 this season against nationally ranked teams.
Washington University (11-5) concludes a three-game road trip at No. 30 ranked University of Chicago on Sunday, April 15. Doubles play is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.