Bears Drop 5-4 Decision to No. 3 Williams in NCAA Third-Place Match
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Cary, N.C., May 23, 2012 – No. 15 ranked Washington University in St. Louis dropped a 5-4 decision to No. 3 ranked Williams College in the third-place match of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship on Wednesday morning at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.
Washington University concludes the 2011-12 season with an 18-8 overall record, and made its fifth-straight Final Four appearance.
1. Trey Meyer (WILM) def. #3 Adam Putterman (WASHU) 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 6-2
2. #11 Felix Sun (WILM) def. Gary Parizher (WASHU) 6-3, 6-4
3. #9 Matt Micheli (WILM) def. #25 Ross Putterman (WASHU) 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5)
4. Kareem Farah (WASHU) def. Zach Weiss (WILM) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
5. Parker Chang (WASHU) def. Bryan Chow (WILM) 7-6 (7-1), 6-0
6. #43 Will Petrie (WILM) def. Tim Noack (WASHU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
1. #1 Bryan Chow/Trey Meyer (WILM) def. Adam Putterman/Ross Putterman (WASHU) 8-6
2. Kareem Farah/Parker Chang (WASHU) def. #16 Felix Sun/Matt Micheli (WILM) 8-6
3. Gary Parizher/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHU) def. Will Petrie/Kevin Shallcross (WILM) 8-5
• Washington University was 10-8 against nationally ranked teams in 2011-12.
• Washington U. also took home fourth-place honors in 2009 and 2010.
• With two wins on Wednesday, junior Kareem Farah is now one victory shy of 100 for his career.
• Freshman Parker Chang collected his 30th overall win of the season following his doubles victory with Farah.
• Washington U. posted a 5-0 victory over Williams a year ago in the third-place match in Claremont, Calif.
Junior Adam Putterman and freshman Ross Putterman will compete in the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 24-26. Adam Putterman will represent Washington U. in the 32-player singles tournament, while the Puttermans will compete in the 16-team doubles bracket.
Adam Putterman will take on Austin Chafetz of Amherst College in his opening round singles match on Thursday at 8 a.m. (ET), while the Puttermans face Nick Ballou and Ray Worley of California Lutheran University in the first-round doubles match Thursday at 3 p.m. (ET).