Doubles Sweep Lifts No. 9 WashU past No. 12 Pomona

Doubles Sweep Lifts No. 9 WashU past No. 12 Pomona

Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2019 – The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team secured a third-place finish at the 2019 ITA National Division III Team Indoor Championship with a 5-1 win over No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Sunday in Cleveland.

WashU improved to 5-3 with the win, while Pomona-Pitzer dropped to 4-4.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHUM) def. Gearou, Josh/Bellet De Giacomoni (PPM) 8-6
2. Sam Komis/Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Kronenberg, Jed/Comadena, Jansen (PPM) 8-4
3. Ethan Hillis/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Bicks, Avery/Stark, Charlie (PPM) 8-5 

Singles:
1. #6 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) def. #10 Kronenberg, Jed (PPM) 6-3, 6-0
2. #32 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) vs. #31 Gearou, Josh (PPM) 6-1, 4-4, unfinished
3. Daniel Li (WASHUM) vs. Bellet De Giacomoni (PPM) 6-7, unfinished
4. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Gearou, Sam (PPM) 6-2, 6-3
5. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) vs. Comadena, Jansen (PPM) 3-6, 4-3, unfinished
6. Hirsohn, Quinn (PPM) def. Luke McClelland (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-2 

Notes:
• WashU is 2-2 against ranked teams this year
• The Bears swept doubles for the fourth time this season
• Hillis has won five-straight singles matches and is 2-0 against ranked opponents
• Vishnubhotla picked up his first win at No. 1 doubles in his career 

Up Next:
WashU has two weeks off before returning to action on Sunday, March 10, against Millsaps College in Orlando. This will be the first of five matches on spring break.