No. 7 WashU Men’s Tennis Gets Past No. 16 UW-Whitewater 5-4

No. 7 WashU Men’s Tennis Gets Past No. 16 UW-Whitewater 5-4

St. Louis, Mo., April 15, 2016 – Senior Tyler Kratky won a three-set match at No. 3 singles to lead the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over No. 16 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Friday at the Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis.

Prior to the match, WashU unveiled the new 74' long x 10' high Putterman Scoreboard at the Tao Tennis Center.

WashU improved to 12-3 with the win, while UW-Whitewater had its 11-match win streak snapped and fell to 18-5.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. #7 Jake Humphreys/Michael Treis (UWW-M) def. John Carswell/Josh Cogan (WASHU) 8-2
2. Konrad Kozlowski/Jason Haugen (WASHU) def. Scott Butler/R. Rajshekhar Raman (UWW-M) 8-4
3. Michael Schnarr/Grant Thompson (UWW-M) def. Jeremy Bush/Tyler Kratky (WASHU) 9-7

Singles
1. #20 Jake Humphreys (UWW-M) def. John Carswell (WASHU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. Michael Treis (UWW-M) 6-4, 6-0
3. Tyler Kratky (WASHU) def. R. Rajshekhar Raman (UWW-M) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
4. Jeremy Bush (WASHU) def. #44 Grant Thompson (UWW-M) 6-0, 6-4
5. Zane Navratil (UWW-M) def. Jason Haugen (WASHU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
6. Jake Klein (WASHU) def. Matt Bisbee (UWW-M) 6-2, 6-0

Notes
• Kratky moved into 16th place on the all-time win list with 108.
• Bush upped his career win total to 96, four shy of 100.
• WashU is 7-3 against nationally ranked teams this season.
• The victory for Wu was the 40th of his career.
• The Bears are 6-0 at home this season and 108-4 in the last 12 years.

Up Next: WashU hosts a pair of matches Saturday, April 16, against NCAA Division II No. 40 Drury University (11-4) at 11 a.m. and NCAA Division III No. 36 Coe College (18-4) at 4 p.m.