Claremont, Calif., March 13, 2018 – Freshman Daniel Li posted a three-set victory at No. 5 singles to lift the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team past No. 5 Wesleyan University 5-4 in the third-place match of the 2018 Stag-Hen Invitational in Claremont, Calif.
WashU improved to 6-4 with the win, while Wesleyan fell to 1-2.
1. Adrian Roji/Princeton Carter (WES) def. Konrad Kozlowski/Daniel Li (WASHUM) 8-6
2. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Win Smith/Tiago Eusebio (WES) 8-2
3. Benjamin van der Sman/J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Steven Chen/Andrew Finkelman (WES) 8-6
1. #14 Steven Chen (WES) def. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 6-4, 6-4
2. #7 Andrew Finkelman (WES) def. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-1
3. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Tiago Eusebio (WES) 6-2, 6-1
4. Princeton Carter (WES) def. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) 6-4, 6-2
5. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Win Smith (WES) 2-6, 6-0, 6-3
6. Koki Takabatake (WASHUM) def. Jonathan Holtzman (WES) 6-4, 6-1
• Neves is undefeated this season in singles in dual matches (10-0)
• The Bears are 4-4 against ranked teams this year
• Head coach Roger Follmer is two wins shy of 300 for his career
WashU will have a day off before closing out its Spring Break trip on Thursday, March 15, against No. 9 Amherst College at 1 p.m. (PT) in Claremont, Calif.