Chu joins 100-Win Club as No. 3 Bears Win at No. 14 Williams

Chu joins 100-Win Club as No. 3 Bears Win at No. 14 Williams

Williamstown, Mass., April 4, 2015 – Senior Kevin Chu won a pair of matches to become the 16th member of Washington University's 100-win club as the No. 3-ranked men's tennis team posted a 6-3 win at No. 14-ranked Williams College Saturday afternoon in Williamstown, Mass.

Chu has compiled an overall record of 100-44 in four seasons on the Danforth Campus – 54-16 in singles and 46-28 in doubles.

WashU battled back from a 2-1 deficit after doubles to win five of six singles matches. Washington U. won its second-straight match and improved to 12-3, while Williams lost its second-straight match and fell to 5-5.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles
1. Raventos, Jose/Shastri, Rohan (WILLIAMS) def. Bush, Jeremy/Putterman, Ross (WU) 9-8(7)
2. Chu, Kevin/Haugen, Jason (WU) def. Sadowsky, Jordan/Astrachan, Brian (WILLIAMS) 8-5
3. Raghavan, Sachin/Grodecki, Brian (WILLIAMS) def. Chang, Parker/Cogan, Josh (WU) 8-6

Singles
1. Shastri, Rohan (WILLIAMS) def. Carswell, John (WU) 6-7(5) 6-2, 6-4
2. #37 Putterman, Ross (WU) def. Harron, Conrad (WILLIAMS) 6-2, 6-2
3. #14 Kratky, Tyler (WU) def. Grodecki, Brian (WILLIAMS) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
4. #45 Bush, Jeremy (WU) def. Weiss, Howard (WILLIAMS) 6-1, 6-2
5. #26 Wu, Johnny (WU) def. Raghavan, Sachin (WILLIAMS) 6-1, 6-2
6. Chu, Kevin (WU) def. Astrachan, Brian (WILLIAMS) 6-7(2), 7-6(4), 1-0(7) 

Notes:
• The Bears trailed after doubles play for the fifth time this season.
• Sophomore Jeremy Bush remained unbeaten at No. 4 singles (8-0).
• WashU is 14-1 at No. 4 and No. 6 singles this season.
• The Bears are 8-3 against nationally ranked teams.
• Senior Ross Putterman picked up career win No. 60 in singles.

Up Next: Washington U. closes out its roadtrip at No. 5 Amherst College Sunday, April 5, at Noon (ET).