No. 6 WashU Falls Short in Loss to No. 2 Claremont

No. 6 WashU Falls Short in Loss to No. 2 Claremont

St. Peter, Minn., Feb. 24, 2018 – The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season to No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College Saturday in the semifinals of the 2018 ITA National Division III Team Indoor Championships at Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn. 

Claremont remained undefeated 6-0 with the win, while WashU suffered its first loss of the season and dropped to 3-1.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Nikolai Parodi/Julian Gordy (CMSM) 8-6
2. Oscar Burney/Jack Katzman (CMSM) def. Johnny Wu/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) 8-1
3. Jake Berber/Daniel Park (CMSM) def. Benjamin van der Sman/J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) 8-3

Singles:
1. Nikolai Parodi (CMSM) def. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 6-7, 6-4, 6-3
2. #28 Jack Katzman (CMSM) def. Benjamin vander Sman (WASHUM) 6-3, 7-6
3. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Oscar Burney (CMSM) 6-1, 7-5
4. Daniel Park (CMSM) def. Daniel Li (WASHUM) 6-0, 6-3
5. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Matthew Jacobs (CMSM) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. #37 Avinash Vemuri (CMSM) def. Mark Wu (WASHUM) 7-6, 6-2 

Notes:
• WashU trailed after doubles play for the first time this season
• The Bears are 2-1 against ranked teams this year
• Neves is undefeated this season in singles in dual matches (4-0)

Up Next:
WashU takes on the loser of No. 1 Emory and No. 9 Chicago in the third-place match Sunday at 8 a.m.