Belleville, Ill., Feb. 6, 2016 – The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team opened the 2016 season with an 8-1 win over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Saturday at Kings Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Ill.
WashU improved to 2-0 with the win, while Rose-Hulman fell to 0-1.
Match-by Match Results:
1. Josh Cogan/Tyler Kratky (WASHU) def. Georges Adam/ Brandon Benedict (RHIT) 8-1
2. Jeremy Bush/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) def. Cam Metzger/Andre Adam (RHIT) 8-3
3. Shaun Berman/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Matt Conrad/Joe Kendall (RHIT) 8-2
1. Jeremy Bush (WASHU) defe. Georges Adam (RHIT) 6-1, 6-1
2. Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. Brandon Benedict (RHIT) 6-4, 6-1
3. Cam Metzger (RHIT) def. Tyler Kratky (WASHU) 6-7 (5-7), 7-5 10-6
4. John Carswell (WASHU) def. Andre Adam (RHIT) 6-0, 6-1
5. Jake Klein (WASHU) def. Matt Conrad (RHIT) 6-3, 6-1
6. Shaun Berman (WASHU) def. Brendan Goldlacker (RHIT) 6-1, 6-1
• Kratky's doubles win elevated his career win total to 93, seven shy of 100.
• Rose-Hulman is the preseason favorite in the HCAC.
• WashU is 2-0 at home this season and 104-4 in the last 12 years.
Up Next: WashU returns to action Friday, Feb. 19, at 1p.m. against No. 14-ranked Case Western Reserve University in the opening round of the 2016 ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Cleveland.