No. 4 WashU Gets Past Rose-Hulman in NCAA 2nd Round

No. 4 WashU Gets Past Rose-Hulman in NCAA 2nd Round

St. Louis, Mo., May 12, 2017 – No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis posted a 5-1 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship Friday at the Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis.

WashU improved to 17-4 with the win, Rose-Hulman ended its season with an 18-9 mark.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Georges Adam/Brandon Benedict (RHIT-M) def. #23 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) 8-6
2. Jeremy Bush/J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Andre Adam/Cam Metzger (RHIT-M) 8-3
3. Bernardo Neves/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Joe Kendall/Austin Perry (RHIT-M) 8-3

Singles:
1. #43 Johnny Wu (WASHU) vs. Georges Adam (RHIT-M) 6-1, 5-1, unfinished
2. #34 John Carswell (WASHU) vs. Brandon Benedict (RHIT-M) 5-7, 0-1, unfinished
3. Jason Haugen (WASHU) vs. Cam Metzger (RHIT-M) 6-4, 3-4, unfinished
4. Bernardo Neves (WASHU) def. Andre Adam (RHIT-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jeremy Bush (WASHU) def. Austin Perry (RHIT-M) 6-1, 6-2
6. J.J. Kroot (WASHU) def. Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) 6-1, 6-1 

Notes:
• The Bears are 7-0 this season and 120-5 in the last 13 years on their home court.
• Kroot has won 10-straight singles matches and is 12-4 this season.
• WashU has an overall record of 41-22 (.651) in 19 trips to the NCAA Tournament.
• The Bears won both meetings against Rose-Hulman this season. 
• Bush moved into a tie for 11th on the WashU all-time wins list (129). 

Up Next: WashU takes on the winner of No. 26 Kalamazoo College and No. 28 Kenyon College on Saturday at Noon in the Regional Championship match.