Elsah, Ill., February 16, 2014 – The No. 4 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team rebounded from its first loss of the season with an 8-1 win over DePauw University Sunday night in Elsah, Ill.
Washington U. (3-1) returns to action at the 2014 ITA Division III National Men's Tennis Indoor Championship held Friday-Sunday, Feb. 21-23, in Cleveland. The Bears are the top seed in the eight-team field and take on No. 14-ranked University of Redlands Friday at 2:30 p.m. (ET) in the first round.
1. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Ben Kopecky (DPUM) 6-4, 6-3
2. #42 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Sam Miles (DPUM) 6-2, 6-3
3. #26 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Patrick Farrell (DPUM) 6-1, 6-3
4. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Eric Bruynseels (DPUM) 6-3, 6-2
5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Nick Thompson (DPUM) 6-4, 6-0
6. Collier Bouchillon (WASHUM) def. Alex Kaczkowski (DPUM) 6-3, 3-6, 11-9
1. Ben Kopecky/Sam Miles (DPUM) def. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 8-6
2. John Carswell/Max Franklin (WASHUM) def. Eric Vannatta/Alex Kaczkowski (DPUM) 9-8 (8-6)
3. Jeffrey Hirsh/Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Nick Thompson/Patrick Farrell (DPUM) 8-6
• Senior Tim Noack has won seven-straight singles matches and is undefeated in his career at No. 4 singles (5-0).
• Noack and sophomore Tyler Kratky are both 3-0 in dual matches in singles.
• The victory for senior Jeffrey Hirsh was the 50th of his career.