Neves Leads No. 8 WashU Past No. 15 Carnegie Mellon

Neves Leads No. 8 WashU Past No. 15 Carnegie Mellon

Orlando, Fla., March 11, 2019 – Junior Bernardo Neves picked up a pair of victories to lead the No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team past No. 15 Carnegie Mellon University 6-3 Monday in Orlando. 

With Neves' two wins, he moved past Jason Haugen and Kevin Chu into 16th place all-time in career victories (117). He teamed with senior Konrad Kozlowski for an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles over the No. 5-ranked team in Division III, his first ranked win in doubles of his career.

WashU picked up its third-straight victory to improve to 7-3, while Carnegie Mellon fell to 5-4. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. #5 Daniel Levine/Chaz Downing (CMUM) 8-4
2. Ray Boppana/Nicholas Calzolano (CMUM) def. Ethan Hillis/Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) 8-5
3. Daniel Li/J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Vayum Arora/Yannick Bloem (CMUM) 8-4 

Singles:
1. #6 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) def. #7 Chaz Downing (CMUM) 6-3, 6-3
2. #32 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Daniel Levine (CMUM) 6-3, 4-6, 10-7
3. Robert Levin (CMUM) def. Daniel Li (WASHUM) 4-6, 6-4, 11-9
4. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Ray Boppana (CMUM) 2-6, 7-6, 10-7
5. Clark Safran (CMUM) def. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) 6-2, 6-4
6. Sam Komis (WASHUM) def. Sam Gibson (CMUM) 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-4 

Notes:
• Hillis and Neves have won seven-straight singles matches
• The Bears also defeated Carnegie Mellon 5-4 on Feb. 22
• WashU is 3-2 this season against ranked teams
• Kozlowski picked up his 10th career ranked win in doubles 
• WashU is 9-1 this season at No. 4 singles
• Kozlowski is eight wins shy of 100 for his career 

Up Next:
WashU plays a pair of matches on Tuesday, March 12 in Orlando: vs. No. 9 Wesleyan (Conn.) at 10:30 a.m. (ET) and Hampden-Sydney at 4 p.m.