No. 14 Men’s Tennis Defeats No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus for Ninth-Straight Win
St. Louis, Mo., April 14, 2013 – The No. 14 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team ran its winning streak to nine matches with a 7-2 victory over No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus College Sunday afternoon at the Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis.
Washington University improves to 12-5 with the win, while Gustavus Adolphus falls to 17-9.
1. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHUM) def. Amrik Donkena (GUST) 6-2, 6-4
2. #8 Mya-Smith Dennis (GUST) def. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 6-4, 6-1
3. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Juan Luis Chu (GUST) 6-4, 6-2
4. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Grant Leisner (GUST) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4
5. Gary Parizher (WASHUM) def. Joe MacGibbon (GUST) 6-3, 6-4
6. Kareem Farah (WASHUM) def. Brad Entwistle (GUST) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. #11 Amrik Donkena/Mya-Smith Dennis (GUST) 8-5
2. Kareem Farah/Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Tyler Johnson/Grant Leisner (GUST) 8-2
3. Brad Entwistle/Motasum Al-Houni (GUST) def. Jeffrey Hirsh/Gary Parizher (WASHUM) 8-4
• Washington U. is 110-9 (.924) at home under head coach Roger Follmer.
• The nine-match winning is the longest since 2009 when the Bears won a school-record 19-straight.
• Senior Adam Putterman’s singles win was the 86th of his career, third most in school history.
• With a pair of wins Sunday, senior Kareem Farah went over 120 victories for his career.
• The Putterman’s win at No. 1 doubles was over the team who took second place in NCAA Division III in 2012.
Washington University plays its fourth home match in as many days against NCAA Division II University of Missouri-St. Louis Monday at 4 p.m.