Mens Tennis Sweeps #26 Gustavus For NCAA Quarterfinal Appearance
Whitewater, Wis., May 13, 2012 – The No. 15 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team swept No. 26 Gustavus Adolphus College 5-0 in the NCAA Division III Regional Championship held on Sunday in Whitewater, Wis. The Bears are making their sixth-straight and ninth overall NCAA Quarterfinal appearance.
1. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHU) def. #8 Amrik Donkena (GACM) 6-3, 6-1
2. Gary Parizher (WASHU) vs. #41 Mya Smith-Dennis (GACM) 3-6, 6-3, 2-1, unfinished
3. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) vs. Juan Luis Chu (GACM) 6-4, 4-3, unfinished
4. Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. Tyler Johnson (GACM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Parker Chang (WASHU) vs. Joey MacGibbon (GACM) 7-6 (7-4), 4-0, unfinished
6. Tim Noack (WASHU) vs. Bradley Entwistle (GACM) 7-6 (7-4), 3-2, unfinished
1. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) def. #7 Amrik Donkena/Mya Smith-Dennis (GACM) 9-7
2. Parker Chang/Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. Daniel Pomeranc/Juan Luis Chu (GACM) 8-6
3. Jeffrey Hirsh/Gary Parizher (WASHU) def. Joey MacGibbon/Bradley Entwistle (GACM) 8-5
• Washington U. improved to 9-6 against nationally ranked teams this season.
• The NCAA Tournament victory for Washington U. was its 25th all-time.
• Washington U. swept doubles play for the second-straight match and eighth time this season.
• Junior Adam Putterman sealed the victory with the win at No. 1 singles, his fifth nationally ranked win this season.
• With two wins on Sunday, junior Kareem Farah is now four wins shy of 100 for his career.
• Gustavus Adolphus had its seven-match winning streak snapped and ends its season with a 21-8 record.
Washington University (17-6) takes on No. 1 ranked and defending national championship Amherst College (31-2) in the national quarterfinals on Monday, May 21. The final three rounds of the tournament will take place at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.