No. 2 Men’s Tennis Wins at NCAA Division II Missouri-St. Louis 8-1

No. 2 Men’s Tennis Wins at NCAA Division II Missouri-St. Louis 8-1

St. Louis, Mo., April 9, 2014 – The No. 2-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team continued its impressive singles play with an 8-1 win at NCAA Division II University of Missouri-St. Louis Wednesday afternoon in St. Louis.

Washington U. has posted sweeps in singles in its last two matches, and is 67-27 (.720) in singles this season in 16 dual matches.

Washington U. (14-2) continues its four-match road swing with three matches this weekend in Chicago. The Bears take on No. 8 Case Western Reserve University Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m., followed by matches Sunday, April 13, with No. 30 University of Chicago at 9 a.m. and Coe College at 2 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Heyburn, Harry (UMSLM) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
2. #42 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Mueggenburg, Nils (UMSLM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
3. #26 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. McLarty, Tim (UMSLM) 6-1, 5-7, 10-6
4. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Vidaurre, Dario (UMSLM) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0
5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Oliveira, Gabriel (UMSLM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Josh Cogan (WASHUM) def. Corrales, Irving (UMSLM) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Mueggenburg, Nils/Gorter, Tim (UMSLM) def. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 8-4
2. John Carswell/Josh Cogan (WASHUM) def. McLarty, Tim/Heyburn, Harry (UMSLM) 8-2
3. Kevin Chu/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHUM) def. Oliveira, Gabriel/Corrales, Irving (UMSLM) 9-7


• Freshman John Carswell has won 12-straight singles matches and picked up his 20th singles win of the season.
• Carswell remained unbeaten at No. 2 with a 12-0 mark.
• Washington U. is 2-0 this season against NCAA Division II competition.
• Head coach Roger Follmer improved to 13-2 all-time against UMSL.