No. 5 Men’s Tennis Outlasts No. 12 Kenyon in ITA Quarterfinals

No. 5 Men’s Tennis Outlasts No. 12 Kenyon in ITA Quarterfinals

St. Peter, Minn., Feb. 20, 2015 – The No. 5-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team outlasted No. 12 Kenyon College 5-4 in the opening round of the 2015 ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship Friday in St. Peter, Minn.

Washington U. improved to 3-0 with the win, while Kenyon evened its overall record at 2-2.

After trailing 3-1, the Bears won four of five remaining singles matches. Senior Kevin Chu sealed the match with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Colin Haas at No. 6 singles.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. Tim Rosensteel/Sam Geier (KENM) def. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 8-4
2. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Peter Hazlett/Robert Turlington (KENM) 8-5
3. Colin Haas/Wade Heerboth (KENM) def. Shaun Berman/Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 8-2

Singles
1. Wade Heerboth (KENM) def. John Carswell (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-4
2. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Sam Geier (KENM) 6-1, 6-1
3. Robert Turlington (KENM) def. #14 Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
4. #45 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Jacob Huber (KENM) 6-1, 6-2
5. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. Davis Thrailkill (KENM) 6-1, 6-3
6. #48 Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Colin Haas (KENM) 6-3, 6-2

Notes:
The Bears are 2-0 against ranked teams this season.

Up Next: The Bears take on No. 6 Emory University Saturday at 2 p.m., in the ITA semifinals.