Adam Putterman Moves to Quarterfinals of NCAA Championship
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Cary, N.C. May 24, 2012 – Junior Adam Putterman of the Washington University in St. Louis men’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2012 NCAA Division III Singles Championship with a pair of straight-set victories on Thursday at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.
Putterman defeated Austin Chafetz of Amherst College in the round of 32 (6-1, 6-4) and Rinat Khussainov of North Carolina Wesleyan University (7-5, 6-3) in the round of 16. He improved his 2011-12 singles record to 32-5 and his overall record to 56-15. He is one of two University Athletic Association (UAA) student-athletes left in the singles draw, joining Dylon Pottish of Emory University.
Putterman, the No. 2 seed in the 32-man singles draw, takes on Michael Razumousky of Kenyon College in the quarterfinals on Friday at 9 a.m. (ET). He defeated Razumovsky 6-4, 6-0 at the ITA Central Region Championship in the fall.
Putterman teamed with freshman Ross Putterman as one of 16 teams that qualified for the doubles draw, but dropped its opening round match to second-seeded Nick Ballou and Ray Worley of California Lutheran University 6-4, 6-1. The Putterman’s conclude the season with a 24-10 overall record.