Pepper Pike, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2016 – The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team could not overcome a doubles sweep in a 7-2 loss to No. 8 Trinity University (Texas) Saturday at the 2016 ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship at Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland.
Trinity improved to 4-4 with the win, while WashU suffered its second-straight defeat and fell to 2-2.
Match-by Match Results:
1. Adam Krull/Matt Tyer (TRINITY) def. Josh Cogan/Tyler Kratky (WASHU) 8-3
2. Paxton Deuel/Clayton Niess (TRINITY) def. Jeremy Bush/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 8-4
3. Eliot Guin/Wilson Lambeth (TRINITY) def. Shaun Berman/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) 8-4
1. Paxton Deuel (TRINITY) def. Jeremy Bush (WASHU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Adam Krull (TRINITY) def. Johnny Wu (WASHU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
3. Tyler Kratky (WASHU) def. Wilson Lambeth (TRINITY) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
4. John Carswell (WASHU) def. Matt Tyer (TRINITY) 6-2, 6-2
5. Chas Mayer (TRINITY) def. Jake Klein (WASHU) 6-0, 7-5
6. Clayton Niess (TRINITY) def. Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-8
• The Bears trailed after doubles play for the second-straight match.
• Carswell is undefeated (4-0) in singles in the four dual matches.
• Kratky upped his career win total to 94, six shy of 100.
Up Next: WashU takes on No. 10-ranked Kenyon College in the seventh-place match Saturday at 5 p.m. (ET).