No. 7 WashU Falls to No. 2 Chicago in UAA 3rd-Place Match

No. 7 WashU Falls to No. 2 Chicago in UAA 3rd-Place Match

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 28, 2019 – The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team suffered a 5-1 loss to No. 2 University of Chicago in the third-place match Sunday at the 2019 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Chicago, who swept doubles play, improved to 17-2 with the win, while WashU dropped to 17-7. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles
1. #20 Kumar, Ninan/Kerrigan, Erik (UCM) def. Konrad Kozlowski/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) 8-5
2. #15 Pei, Charlie/Xu, Joshua (UCM) def. Ethan Hillis/Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) 8-6
3. #6 Yuan, Jeremy/Raclin, Tyler (UCM) def. Luke McClelland/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHUM) 8-2 

Singles:
1. Kerrigan, Erik (UCM) def. #6 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
2. #16 Yuan, Jeremy (UCM) vs. #32 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) 1-6, 6-3, 5-4, unfinished
3. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Pei, Charlie (UCM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Xu, Joshua (UCM) vs. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) 7-6, 4-5, unfinished
5. #29 Rodriguez, Alejandro (UCM) vs. Konrad Kozlowski (WASHUM) 0-6, 6-4, 3-2, unfinished
6. Guzhva, Alex (UCM) def. Luke McClelland (WASHUM) 6-2, 6-3 

Notes:
• The Bears are 8-6 against nationally-ranked teams this season
• Li improved to 12-6 at No. 3 singles 

Up Next:
The 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship bracket will be announced Monday, May 6, at 11 a.m. The Bears are seeking their 20th-straight NCAA Tournament appearance and 21stoverall.