Adam and Ross Putterman Lead Four on All-UAA Men's Tennis Team
St. Louis, Mo., May 4, 2012 – No. 15 ranked Washington University in St. Louis had four student-athletes named to the 2012 All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Tennis Team, as announced Friday by the league office.
Washington University (15-6, 2-1 UAA) fell to No. 2 ranked Emory University, 8-1, in the UAA Championship match on April 28 in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Washington U. will await word to see if they receive an at-large bid as the Central Region’s second-ranked team. The 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship bracket will be announced on Monday, May 7, at www.ncaa.com.
Emory, who won its 23rd UAA Championship, swept all six first-team singles spots and also claimed the first-team No. 3 doubles spot. Carnegie Mellon University took home the first-team No. 2 and No. 3 doubles positions after placing fourth as a team.
Junior Adam Putterman and freshman Ross Putterman highlighted the honorees by being named second-team all-UAA in both singles and doubles.
Adam Putterman posted a 2-1 record at first singles with a loss to No. 1 ranked Dillon Pottish of Emory, while Ross Putterman had an identical record at No. 3 singles with a loss against Emory’s Brian Kowalski in the UAA Championship match. The duo also posted a 2-1 record at No. 1 doubles, including a win over Emory’s No. 18 ranked team of Chris Goodwin and Will Humphreys.
Junior Gary Parizher and sophomore Tim Noack also earned second-team all-UAA at No. 2 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Parizher posted a 2-1 record at the UAA Championship with his only loss coming to No. 2 ranked Chris Goodwin of Emory. Noack also recorded a 2-1 record, dropping a 6-4, 6-3 defeat to No. 50 ranked Alex Ruderman of Emory.