March 22, 2014

Ross Putterman Wins 100th Career Match as No. 1 Men’s Tennis Downs Principia 9-0

St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 2014 – Junior Ross Putterman won a pair of matches to become the 15th member of Washington University's 100-win club as the No. 1-ranked men's tennis team posted a 9-0 regional victory over Principia College Saturday afternoon at the Tao Tennis Center.

Putterman has compiled an overall record of 101-57 in three seasons on the Danforth Campus – 41-32 in singles and 60-25 in doubles.

UP NEXT: Washington U. (11-2) hosts NCAA Division II No. 27 Drury University Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m.

Match-by-Match Results
Singles:

1. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Jason Wissman (PCMT) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
2. #42 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Joey Sander (PCMT) 6-1, 6-0
3. Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Nate Waters (PCMT) 6-1, 6-3
4. Parker Chang (WASHUM) def. Andrew Rohrer (PCMT) 6-0, 6-0
5. Collier Bouchillon (WASHUM) def. Daniel Drake (PCMT) 6-1, 6-3
6. Eric Zishka (WASHUM) def. Aaron Switzer (PCMT) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
1. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Jason Wissman/Joey Sander (PCMT) 8-4
2. Kevin Chu/Kai Skallerud (WASHUM) def. Nate Waters/Aaron Switzer (PCMT) 8-0
3. Tyler Kratky/Eric Zishka (WASHUM) def. Andrew Rohrer/Daniel Drake (PCMT) 8-0

Notes:
• Freshman John Carswell has won nine-straight singles matches and is 17-3 in his rookie campaign.
• Freshman Kai Skallerud remained undefeated in doubles in his career (6-0).
• Washington U. is 115-9 (.927) at home under head coach Roger Follmer – including 89-3 in the last 10 years.