No. 4 WashU Holds On Against No. 7 Carnegie Mellon

No. 4 WashU Holds On Against No. 7 Carnegie Mellon

Pepper Pike, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2017 – The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team swept doubles play and held on for a 5-4 win over No. 7 Carnegie Mellon University in the third-place match of the 2017 ITA Division III National Team Indoor Championship Sunday at Cleveland Racquet Club in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

With the match tied at 4-4, freshman Robin Engel posted a 6-1, 6-2 straight-set victory over CMU senior Kunal Wadwani.

WashU improved to 3-2 with the win, while Carnegie Mellon dropped to 6-6.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) def. #11 Daniel Levine/Vayum Arora (CMUM) 9-7
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Jeffrey Chen/Kenny Zheng (CMUM) 8-5
3. Bernardo Neves/Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. Chaz Downing/Nicholas Calzolano (CMUM) 9-7

Singles:
1. #30 Daniel Levine (CMUM) def. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) 6-1, 6-2
2. #4 Michael Rozenvasser (CMUM) def. Jason Haugen (WASHU) 6-1, 6-3
3. Kenny Zheng (CMUM) def. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) 6-3, 6-3
4. Chaz Downing (CMUM) def. Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-1)
5. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Mark Prettyman (CMUM) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
6. Robin Engel (WASHU) def. Kunal Wadwani (CMUM) 6-1, 6-2

Notes:
• WashU is 3-1 against ranked teams this season.
• The Bears improved to 4-1 at No. 2 doubles, including a 3-1 mark by Bush and Kroot.
• Neves recorded a come-from-behind win at No. 5 singles with the Bears trailing 4-3 in the match.  

Up Next: WashU has two weeks off before returning to action on Tuesday, March 14, against No. 21 Skidmore College at the Stag-Hen Invitational in Claremont, Calif.