WashU has Three Selected for NCAA Championship

WashU has Three Selected for NCAA Championship

St. Louis, Mo., May 8, 2019 — Washington University in St. Louis will send two singles players and a doubles team to the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Individual Championships, which is scheduled for May 24-26 at Stowe Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Sophomore Ethan Hillis and junior Bernardo Neves were selected to compete in the 32-man singles championship, while senior Konrad Kozlowski and Neves were one of 16 doubles teams selected to compete in the doubles championship.

Hillis makes his first NCAA appearance after posting a 39-12 overall record, including a 25-5 mark in singles. He is ranked No. 1 in the Central Region and No. 6 in NCAA Division III, and has a 16-4 record in dual matches while playing No. 1 singles. Hillis is 7-2 against ranked opponents this season.

Neves, who earned All-America honors a year ago in singles after advancing to the Round of 16, has a 19-9 singles mark this season. He is 13-5 while playing No. 2 singles, and is 4-5 against nationally ranked opponents. Neves is ranked No. 9 in the Central Region. 

Kozlowski and Neves are ranked No. 4 in the Central Region and have an 11-4 mark while playing No. 1 doubles. The duo is 3-2 against ranked team this season, including a pair of top-10 wins. Kozlowski is making his third appearance in doubles, and earned All-America honors a year ago after advancing to the Quarterfinals with Jason Haugen.

WashU (17-7) received a first-round bye in the 2019 NCAA Division III Championship and takes on the winner of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology Friday at 11 a.m. in the second round.