Follmer with 275th Win as WashU Gets Past D2 No. 38 Drury

Follmer with 275th Win as WashU Gets Past D2 No. 38 Drury

Belleville, Ill., Feb. 11, 2017 – The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team opened its 2017 spring season with a 5-4 victory over NCAA Division II No. 38 Drury University Saturday at Kings Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Ill. 

WashU improved to 1-0 with the win, while Drury fell to 2-1. The victory for head coach Roger Follmer was the 275th in his 16-year career on the Danforth Campus.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #15 Maximilian Hepp/Sebastien Amato (DU) def. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 8-6
2. Johnny Wu/Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Sacha Mourier/Nico Sigloch (DU) 9-8 (11-9)
3. Jeremy Bush/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Nico Hadeler/Paul Porcher (DU) 9-7

Singles:
1. #10 Maximilian Hepp (DU) def. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Sebastien Amato (DU) def. Jason Haugen (WASHU) 4-6, 6-1, 10-5
3. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) def. Nico Hadeler (DU) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 10-7
4. Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Paul Porcher (DU) 6-4, 6-3
5. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Nico Sigloch (DU) 6-4, 0-6, 10-5
6. Sacha Mourier (DU) def. Shaun Berman (WASHU) 6-2, 6-2

Notes:
• WashU is 113-5 in the last 13 years on their home court.
• The Bears saved match points at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.
• Follmer is 275-86 (.762) in 16 seasons at WashU.

Up Next: WashU returns to action on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Division I Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The match is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.