No. 5 Men’s Tennis Splits Pair of Top-10 Matches in California

No. 5 Men’s Tennis Splits Pair of Top-10 Matches in California

Claremont, Calif., March 13, 2015 – The No. 5-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team split a pair of matches Friday at the Stag-Hen Invitational held at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges in Claremont, Calif.

The Bears cruised past No. 8-ranked Kenyon College 8-1 in the quarterfinals, before falling to No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 8-1 in the semifinals.

#5 Washington U. 8, #8 Kenyon 1
Doubles
1. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Davis Thrailkill/Tim Rosensteel (KENM) 8-6
2. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Colin Haas/Wade Heerboth (KENM) 8-6
3. Josh Cogan/Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Mike Roberts/Robert Turlington (KENM) 8-5

Singles
1. John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Wade Heerboth (KENM) 7-6, 6-4
2. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Robert Turlington (KENM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Tim Rosensteel (KENM) def. #45 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 6-4, 3-6, 10-8
4. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. Jacob Huber (KENM) 6-1, 6-4
5. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Colin Haas (KENM) 6-0, 7-6
6. Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Davis Thrailkill (KENM) 6-4, 6-1

#2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 8, #5 Washington U. 1
Doubles
1. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Warren Wood/Joe Dorn (CMS) 8-4
2. #22 Skyler Butts/Daniel Morkovine (CMS) def. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 9-7
3. Nikolas Marino/Glenn Hull (CMS) def. Parker Chang/Josh Cogan (WASHUM) 8-2

Singles
1. #12 Warren Wood (CMS) def. John Carswell (WASHUM) 6-2, 6-1
2. #33 Skyler Butts (CMS) def. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 6-4, 6-3
3. #10 Nikolas Marino (CMS) def. #14 Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) 6-1, 7-5
4. Joe Dorn (CMS) def. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 6-0, 6-3
5. Daniel Morkovine (CMS) def. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 7-5, 6-1
6. Max Macey (CMS) def. #48 Kevin Chu (WASHUM) 6-1, 1-6, 10-8

Notes:
• Washington U. is 6-2 against ranked opponents this season, including 2-0 vs. Kenyon
• Putterman moved into a tie for eighth place on the all-time win list (134).
• Bush's win against CMS was his 60th all-time
• With two wins Chu has 95 career victories, five shy of 100.

Up Next: Washington U. (8-2) takes on the loser of No. 6 Trinity University (Texas) and No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in the third-place match Saturday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. (ET).