WashU Blanks No. 29 Denison for Third-Straight Win

WashU Blanks No. 29 Denison for Third-Straight Win

Belleville, Ill., April 7, 2018– The No. 10-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team recorded its third-straight victory with a 9-0 win over No. 29 Denison University Saturday at Kings Point Sports Club in Belleville, Ill. 

WashU improved to 10-6 with the win, while Denison fell to 7-4.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. #12 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHUM) def. Kevin Brown/Blake Burstein (DENM) 8-2
2. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Jamie McDonald/Mitchell Thai (DENM) 9-8 (7-2)
3. Johnny Wu/Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Vlad Rotnov/Patrick McGuigan (DENM) 8-2 

Singles:
1. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. Vlad Rotnov (DENM) 6-4, 6-1
2. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Mitchell Thai (DENM) 6-0, 6-1
3. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Jamie McDonald (DENM) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Kevin Brown (DENM) 7-5, 6-2
5. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Danish Siddiquie (DENM) 6-0, 6-2
6. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Patrick McGuigan (DENM) 6-1, 6-0 

Notes:
• The Bears have swept doubles five times this season
• WashU is 126-6 the last 14 years at home under head coach Roger Follmer
• Neves is undefeated this season in singles in dual matches (15-0)
• Wu and van der Sman has won five-straight singles matches
• WashU is 6-6 this season against nationally-ranked opponents
• Wu moved into a tie for ninth in school history in singles wins (67)

Up Next:
WashU travels to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Friday, April 13, at 4 p.m. The Bears also take on No. 4 Chicago Saturday at 2 p.m. in Whitewater.