No. 3 Men’s Tennis Falls at No. 5 Amherst in Top-Five Matchup

No. 3 Men’s Tennis Falls at No. 5 Amherst in Top-Five Matchup

Amherst, Mass., April 5, 2015 – The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team could not battle back from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play for the second-straight day as the Bears suffered a 7-2 loss at No. 5 Amherst College Sunday afternoon in Amherst, Mass.

Washington U. had its two-match winning streak snapped and fell to 12-4, while Amherst won its third-straight match to improve to 12-4.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles
1. #13 Aaron Revzin/Michael Solimano (AMHM) def. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 8-6
2. Andrew Yaraghi/Anton Zykov (AMHM) def. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 8-5
3. Parker Chang/Josh Cogan (WASHUM) def. Andrew Scheiner/Jon Cypers (AMHM) 9-8 (7-3)

Singles
1. Andrew Yaraghi (AMHM) def. John Carswell (WASHUM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
2. #9 Michael Solimano (AMHM) def. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 6-2, 6-4
3. Anton Zykov (AMHM) def. #14 Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4
4. #40 Aaron Revzin (AMHM) def. #45 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 6-4, 7-5
5. Sean Rodriguez (AMHM) def. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 7-5, 6-2
6. Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Andrew Arnaboldi (AMHM) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5

Notes:
• The Bears trailed after doubles play for the sixth time this season.
• Sophomore Jeremy Bush suffered his first loss at No. 4 singles (8-1).
• WashU is 15-1 at No. 6 singles this season.
• The Bears are 8-4 against nationally ranked teams.

Up Next: Washington U. opens a five-match homestand against No. 20 University of Texas-Tyler Friday, April 10, at 4 p.m. All five matches will be against teams ranked in the top-40.