No. 6 WashU Caps Regular Season with Ranked Win

No. 6 WashU Caps Regular Season with Ranked Win

St. Louis, Mo., April 20, 2019 – The No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team closed out regular season play with a 6-3 win over NCAA Division II No. 49 Northwest Missouri State University Saturday at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis.

WashU won its third-straight match to improve to 16-5, while Northwest Missouri State lost its third-straight match and dropped to 10-10.

Match-by-Match ResultsDoubles
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Oliva, Franco/Calloud, Fabien (NWMSU-M) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Kurtze, Bjorn/Pontes, Pedro (NWMSU-M) def. J.J. Kroot/Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) 9-7
3. Radha Vishnubhotla/Luke McClelland (WASHUM) def. Velasco, Agustin/Manaoh, Rahul (NWMSU-M) 8-5 

Singles:
1. #6 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) def. #40 Calloud, Fabien (NWMSU-M) 7-5, 6-2
2. #32 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Velasco, Agustin (NWMSU-M) 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
3. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Manaoh, Rahul (NWMSU-M) 6-3, 6-4
4. Kurtze, Bjorn (NWMSU-M) def. Konrad Kozlowski (WASHUM) 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (10-4)
5. Sanchez, Martin (NWMSU-M) def. Koki Takabatake (WASHUM) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHUM) def. Pontes, Pedro (NWMSU-M) 6-4, 6-3 

Notes:
• WashU is 7-4 against ranked teams this season
• Kozlowski and Neves improved to 11-1 at No. 1 doubles 
• The Bears are 134-6 at home in the last 15 years under head coach Roger Follmer
• Neves moved into 10th all-time in wins (132)
• Kozlowski picked up his 79th career doubles victory, eighth most in school history
• Kozlowski moved into a tie for 19th all-time in wins (109) 
• Hillis is 5-2 against ranked opponents this season

Up Next:
WashU heads to the 2019 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, in Orlando.