Men’s Tennis Continues Run in NCAA Championship

Men’s Tennis Continues Run in NCAA Championship

Kalamazoo, Mich., May 25, 2019 – Washington University in St. Louis junior Bernardo Neves advanced to the semifinals of the 2019 NCAA Division III Singles Championship and he teamed with senior Konrad Kozlowski for a berth in the Doubles Championship semifinals Saturday in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Neves shocked No. 1 seed Nikolai Parodi of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7-6, (7-1), 6-3 in the quarterfinals, and then fell to No. 3 Jonathon Jemison of Emory 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals. He earned All-America honors for the second-straight season and finished the season with a 25-10 singles mark.

Sophomore Ethan Hillis, the No. 4 seed in the singles championship, had his run come to an end in the quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Leo Vithoontien of Carleton. Hillis ends his sophomore campaign with an All-American finish and a 43-14 overall record (27-6 singles).

In doubles, Neves and Kozlowski posted a straight-set set win 6-2, 6-3 over Moses Hutchison and Matt Miles of Mary Washington in the quarterfinals. The duo improved to 15-5 this season.

Neves and Kozlowski takes No. 1 seed Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji of Wesleyan (Conn.) in the semifinals Sunday at 1:30 p.m. (ET).