Emory takes another ITA Indoor title
Bears’ indoor national team title was fourth in 11 years
FREDRICKSBURG, Va. -- No. 4 Emory won the ITA National Indoor Team Championships for the second time in the past three years on Sunday with a victory against No. 6-ranked Washington University in St. Louis. The Eagles raised their dual record this spring to 7-1 following a 6-3 triumph against the Bears, who fell to 4-2.
Emory had to battle back from a 2-0 deficit as the Bears captured the first two doubles points. The Eagles’ No. 1 duo of juniors Chris Goodwin and Will Humphreys earned the team’s initial point with an 8-5 decision against Isaac Stein and Max Woods. The win raised Goodwin and Humphreys' record this spring to 7-1.
Emory regained control of the match with victories in five of the six singles matches, propelling it to its fourth ITA National Indoor title in 11 years.
Pottish remained undefeated in the spring, raising his record to 8-0 following a 6-4, 6-2 victory against Stein at the No. 1 spot. At No. 2 singles, junior Goodwin boosted his spring mark to 7-1 with a 6-1, 7-5 effort against Woods.
Senior Colin Egan turned in a three-set win at No. 3 singles, topping Adam Putterman 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, while freshman Nick Szczurek came through with a 6-3, 6-3 verdict against Gary Parizher at the No. 4 slot.
Simon LaPerusse won the other singles match for Emory, notching a 6-4, 3-6, 10-8 decision against Bryan Haywood at the No. 5 position.