Bush and Putterman Finish Third at Small College Championships

Fort Myers, Fla., October 11, 2013 – Washington University in St. Louis freshman Jeremy Bush and junior Ross Putterman won the third-place match at the 2013 USTA/ITA Division III Men's Doubles Championship with a straight-set set victory Friday at the Three Oaks Tennis Center in Fort Myers, Fla.

Bush and Putterman, the No. 3 seed, ousted top-seed Robert Kjelberg and Johan Ljundahl of North Carolina Wesleyan College 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 to finish third in the eight-team bracket. The duo finished their fall season with a 7-2 record.

Washington U. opens its 2014 spring season Saturday, Feb. 8, against Gustavus Adolphus College. The match is set to begin at 3 p.m. in Jackson, Wis.