WashU Wins at D2 No. 13 Azusa Pacific to End Spring Break

WashU Wins at D2 No. 13 Azusa Pacific to End Spring Break

Azusa, Calif., March 17, 2017 – The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team closed out its Spring Break Trip with a 5-4 win at NCAA Division II No. 13 Azusa Pacific University Friday in Azusa, Calif.

WashU won its second-straight match to improve to 6-3, while Azusa fell to 10-3.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Christian Schmid/Pascal Engel (APU-M) def. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 8-5
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Marnix Pluim/Antonio Pejic (APU-M) 8-4
3. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Roberto Luconi/Cameron Backman (APU-M) 8-1

Singles:
1. #30 Christian Schmid (APU-M) def. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-4)
2. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) def. #44 Pascal Engel (APU-M) 6-1, 6-3
3. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Marnix Pluim (APU-M) 6-1, 7-6 (7-0)
4. Antonio Pejic (APU-M) def. Shaun Berman (WASHU) 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
5. Robin Engel (WASHU) def. Roberto Luconi (APU-M) 6-3, 6-3
6. Cameron Backman (APU-M) def. Jessie Korovin (WASHU) 6-0, 4-6, 6-2

Notes:
• WashU is 6-2 against ranked teams this season.
• Neves and Vishnubhotla remained undefeated (4-0) at No. 3 doubles.
• The win for head coach Roger Follmer was the 280th of his career.

Up Next: WashU plays its ninth-straight road match at Wabash College on Friday, March 24, in Crawfordsville, Ind.