Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 2 Emory in UAA Championship Match
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Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 28, 2012 – No. 2 ranked Emory University captured it 23rd overall University Athletic Association (UAA) men’s tennis championship with an 8-1 victory over No. 17 Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday at the Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Emory (20-0) gains the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while Washington University will wait to see if they receive an at-large bid as the Central Region’s second-ranked team. The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship bracket will be announced on Monday, May 7, at www.ncaa.com
1. #1 Dillon Pottish (EU) def. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHU) 6-2, 6-4
2. #2 Chris Goodwin (EU) def. Gary Parizher (WASHU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Brian Kowalski (EU) def. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) 3-6, 7-6 (12-10), 1-0 (10-7)
4. Ian Wagner (EU) def. Kareem Farah (WASHU) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3
5. #38 Eric Halpern (EU) def. Parker Chang (WASHU) 6-3, 7-5
6. #50 Alex Ruderman (EU) def. Tim Noack (WASHU) 6-3, 6-4
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. #18 Chris Goodwin/Will Humphreys (EU) 8-6
2. Elliot Kahler/Ian Wagner (EU) def. Parker Chang/Kareem Farah (WASHU) 8-4
3. Brian Kowalski/Dillon Pottish (EU) def. Jeffrey Hirsh/Gary Parizher (WASHU) 8-2
• Washington U. appeared in the UAA championship match for the seventh-straight season, and 18th overall.
• The Bears nine-match winning streak was halted and dropped their overall record to 15-6.
• Junior Gary Parizher’s 15-match winning streak came to an end with the loss at No. 2 singles.
• Junior Adam Putterman and sophomore Tim Noack had their 10-match singles wining streak snapped on Saturday.
• Pottish and Goodwin are the No. 1 and No. 2 singles players in NCAA Division III.