No. 5 Men’s Tennis Splits Pair of Matches at Stag-Hen Invite

No. 5 Men’s Tennis Splits Pair of Matches at Stag-Hen Invite

Claremont, Calif., March 14, 2017 – The No. 5-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team split a pair of matches Tuesday at the 10th Annual Stag-Hen Invitational held at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges in Claremont, Calif.

The Bears posted a 6-3 win over No. 24 Skidmore College in the opening round, and built a 3-0 lead against host and No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps before falling 6-3 in the semifinals.

WashU (4-3) takes on No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in the third-place match Wednesday at 9 a.m. (PT).

#5 WashU 6, #24 Skidmore 3
Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Kai Yuen Leung/Steven Koulouris (SKID) def. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 8-3
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. John Wynne/Lucas Pickering (SKID) 8-6
3. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Ted Berkowitz/Travis Leaf (SKID) 8-2

Singles:
1. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) def. #5 Kai Yuen Leung (SKID) 6-1, 6-3
2. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) def. Steven Koulouris (SKID) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
3. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Lucas Pickering (SKID) 6-2, 7-5
4. John Wynne (SKID) def. Shaun Berman (WASHU) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
5. J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Ted Berkowitz (SKID) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Travis Leaf (SKID) def. Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

#6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6, #5 WashU 3
Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) def. #3 Julian Gordy/Daniel Morkovine (CMSM) 8-4
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Glenn Hull/Alex Brenner (CMSM) 8-5
3. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Max Macey/Jake Williams (CMSM) 8-6

Singles:
1. #8 Nikolai Parodi (CMSM) def. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
2. #36 Glenn Hull (CMSM) def. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2
3. #7 Daniel Morkovine (CMSM) def. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Daniel Park (CMSM) def. J.J. Kroot (WASHU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
5. Max Macey (CMSM) def. Robin Engel (WASHU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
6. #31 Alex Brenner (CMSM) def. Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) 6-3, 6-1

Notes:
• WashU is 4-2 against ranked teams this season.
• The Bears improved to 6-1 at No. 2 doubles, including a 5-1 mark by Bush and Kroot.
• WashU swept doubles play for the third time this season.