No. 6 WashU Tops No. 11 Redlands in Opening Match at ITAs

No. 6 WashU Tops No. 11 Redlands in Opening Match at ITAs

St. Peter, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018 – The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team recorded a 9-0 win over No. 11 University of Redlands in the opening match of the 2018 ITA National Division III Team Indoor Championships Friday at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn.

WashU improved to 3-0 with the win, while Redlands had its three-match win streak snapped and dropped to 4-2. 

Match-by-Match Results
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Joey Dulle/Brad Cummins (URM) 8-5
2. Mark Wu/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Chase Lipscomb/Brysl Libao (URM) 8-6
3. Benjamin van der Sman/J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Cameron Krimbill/Cooper Lacetera (URM) 8-4

1. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. #5 Chase Lipscomb (URM) 6-3, 6-2
2. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Joey Dulle (URM) 6-3, 6-3
3. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. #42 Cameron Krimbill (URM) 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
4. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Andrew Leahy (URM) 6-2, 7-5
5. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Brysl Libao (URM) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Koki Takabatake (WASHUM) def. Brad Cummins (URM) 6-3, 6-2

• Head coach Roger Follmer picked up career win number 295, five shy of 300
• WashU swept doubles play for the third-straight match
• The Bears improved to 2-0 against ranked teams this season 

Up Next:
WashU takes on the winner of No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 13 Trinity (Texas) Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in the semifinals.