April 24, 2014

Men’s Tennis Gets Past Brandeis 8-1 in UAA Quarterfinals

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 24, 2014 – No. 1 seed Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team defeated No. 8 seed Brandeis University 8-1 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Thursday morning at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Washington University (17-2) advances to the semifinals to take on No. 4 seed Case Western Reserve University Friday at 2 p.m. (ET). Washington U. defeated Case 7-2 in the semis a year ago.

Singles competition
1. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Brian Granoff (BRMTEN) 6-1, 6-7 (3-7), 11-9
2. #26 John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Michael Arguello (BRMTEN) 6-3, 6-2
3. #42 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Danny Lubarsky (BRMTEN) 2-6, 6-2, 10-5
4. Ryan Bunis (BRMTEN) def. Tim Noack (WASHUM) 6-0, 3-6, 10-6
5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Michael Secular (BRMTEN) 6-1, 6-3
6. Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Jeff Cherkin (BRMTEN) 6-4, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. #3 Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Brian Granoff/Danny Lubarsky (BRMTEN) 8-4
2. John Carswell/Josh Cogan (WASHUM) def. Alec Siegel/Michael Arguello (BRMTEN) 8-5
3. Kevin Chu/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHUM) def. Jeff Cherkin/Michael Secular (BRMTEN) 8-1


Notes:

• Washington U. is in the semifinals of the UAA Championship for the 19th-straight year.
• Head coach Roger Follmer picked up career win number 230 in his 13-year career.
• Washington. U. is 11-1 against nationally ranked team this season.
• Freshman John Carswell has won 14-straight singles matches and is 14-0 at No. 2 singles.
• Senior Jeffrey Hirsh picked up career doubles win No. 50 in his four-year career (50-19).
• Junior Ross Putterman moved into a tie for 14th place with Danny Levy (2006-10) on the all-time wins list (108).