No. 9 WashU Tops No. 37 Carleton for First Win of Season

No. 9 WashU Tops No. 37 Carleton for First Win of Season

Belleville, Ill., Feb. 9, 2020 – The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a 7-2 victory over No. 38 Carleton College Sunday at Kings Point Sports Club in Belleville, Ill.

WashU improved to 1-1 with the win, while Carleton dropped to 4-2. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles
1. Leo Vithoontien/Xander Zuczek (CAR) def. #21 Benjamin van der Sman/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) 8-7 (7-5)
2. Ethan Hillis/Mark Wu (WASHUM) def. Bence Kisgeczi/Noah Mueller (CAR) 8-4
3. Daniel Li/Sam Komis (WASHUM) def. Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi/Aswath Viswanathan (CAR) 8-5 

Singles: 
1. #15 Leo Vithoontien (CAR) def. #19 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-1
2. #49 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Xander Zuczek (CAR) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
3. #28 Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Xander Roti (CAR) 6-1, 6-1
4. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Bence Kisgeczi (CAR) 6-4, 6-2
5. Koki Takabatake (WASHUM) def. Sahil Chhugani (CAR) 6-1, 6-2
6. Sam Komis (WASHUM) def. Lucas Balon (CAR) 6-3, 6-1 

Notes:
• The Bears are 137-7 at home in the last 16 years under head coach Roger Follmer
• WashU has led after doubles in both matches this season. 

Up Next:
WashU hosts NCAA Division II Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. at St. Clair Tennis Club in O'Fallon, Ill.