February 8, 2014

No. 4 Men's Tennis Opens Spring Season With 6-3 Win Over No. 18 Gustavus

Green Bay, Wis., February 8, 2014 – A doubles sweep propelled the No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team to a season-opening 6-3 win over No. 18 ranked Gustavus Adolphus College Saturday afternoon in Jackson, Wis.

Match-by-Match Results:
Singles:

1. #23 Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) def. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-4
2. Grant Leisner (GAC) def. #26 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 3-6, 6-3, 10-8
3. #42 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Juan Luis Chu (GAC) 6-4, 6-4
4. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Joe MacGibbon (GAC) 6-1, 7-5
5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Brad Entwistle (GAC) 3-6, 7-5, 10-7
6. Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) def. Collier Bouchillon (WASHUM) 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 6-1

Doubles
1. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. #17 Mya Smith-Dennis/Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) 8-5
2. John Carswell/Max Franklin (WASHUM) def. Joe MacGibbon/Juan Luis Chu (GAC) 8-3
3. Tyler Kratky/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHUM) def. Marcel Gyswyt/Andres Saenz Hoyo (GAC) 8-2

Notes:
• Senior Tim Noack has won five-straight singles matches and is undefeated in his career at No. 4 singles.
• Washington U. is 8-5 under head coach Roger Follmer in season openers.
• Junior Ross Putterman and freshman Jeremy Bush are 9-2 this season as the Bears' top doubles team.

Up Next:
Washington U. (1-0) closes out its road trip Sunday, Feb. 9, against No. 24 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at 9 a.m. and NCAA Division I University of Wisconsin-Green Bay at 12:30 p.m.