No. 4 WashU Sweeps No. 11 Kenyon at ITA National Indoors

Photo by Dan Johnson, ITA
Photo by Dan Johnson, ITA

Pepper Pike, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2017 – The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team used a doubles sweep to lift the Bears to a 9-0 win over No. 11 Kenyon College in the opening round of the 2017 ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship Friday at Cleveland Racquet Club in Pepper Pike, Ohio. 

WashU improved to 2-1 with the win, while Kenyon dropped to 3-3.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) def. Jacob Zalenski/Nicholas Paolucci (KENM) 8-1
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Peter Hazlett/Weston Noall (KENM) 8-3
3. Bernardo Neves/Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. Austin Diehl/Mike Roberts (KENM) 8-6

Singles:
1. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. Nicholas Paolucci (KENM) 7-6 (12-10), 7-5
2. Jason Haugen (WASHU) def. Jacob Zalenski (KENM) 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), 10-6
3. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) def. Michael Liu (KENM) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
4. Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Austin Diehl (KENM) 6-4, 7-6
5. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Weston Noall (KENM) 6-4, 6-2
6. Robin Engel (WASHU) def. Mike Roberts (KENM) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Notes:
• The doubles sweep was the Bears first of the season.
• WashU is 2-0 against ranked teams this season.
• Vishnubhotla has won three-straight singles matches and is 7-2 this season.
• Haugen's two victories upped his career total to 75. 

Up Next: WashU takes on the winner of No. 5 University of Chicago and No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Saturday, Feb. 25, at 12:30 p.m. (ET) in the semifinals.