Men’s Tennis Gets Past Redlands 8-1 in First Round of ITA Championship

Men’s Tennis Gets Past Redlands 8-1 in First Round of ITA Championship

Mayfield Village, Ohio, February 21, 2014– No. 1 seed Washington University in St. Louis posted an 8-1 victory over No. 8 seed University of Redlands in the opening round of the 2014 ITA Division III National Men's Tennis Indoor Championship Friday afternoon at Mayfield Village Racquet Club in Mayfield Village, Ohio.

Up Next:
Washington U. (4-1) takes on No. 5 seed Trinity University in the semifinals Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. (ET). The Tigers defeated No. 4 seed California Lutheran University 7-2 on Friday in the first round.

Match-by-Match Results

1. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Patrick Lipscomb (REDM) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
2. #42 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Nick Cummins (REDM) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. #26 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Parker Wilson (REDM) 6-0, 6-1
4. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Tom Suchodolski (REDM) 6-0, 6-4
5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Teddy Burchett (REDM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Teddy Jones (REDM) 6-4, 6-4

1. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Patrick Lipscomb/Gram Leahy (REDM) 9-7
2. Nick Cummins/Teddy Jones (REDM) def. John Carswell/Max Franklin (WASHUM) 9-8
3. Jeffrey Hirsh/Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Tom Suchodolski/Teddy Burchett (REDM) 8-4

• Senior Tim Noack has won eight-straight singles matches and is undefeated in his career at No. 4 singles (6-0).
• Noack and sophomore Tyler Kratky are both 4-0 in dual matches in singles.
• The Bears advanced to the ITA Final Four for the fourth time in school history.