In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It

Don't miss it

tennis-men-d3 flag

Washington (Mo.) Athletics | February 9, 2014

Doubles sweep leads Washington (Mo.) to season-opening victory


JACKSON, Wis. – A doubles sweep propelled the No. 4-ranked Washington-St. Louis to a season-opening 6-3 win against No. 18 ranked Gustavus Adolphus College Saturday afternoon.


1. Mya Smith-Dennis (GAC) def. Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-4

2. Grant Leisner (GAC) def. Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 3-6, 6-3, 10-8

3. John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Juan Luis Chu (GAC) 6-4, 6-4

4. Tim Noack (WASHUM) def. Joe MacGibbon (GAC) 6-1, 7-5

5. Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Brad Entwistle (GAC) 3-6, 7-5, 10-7

6. Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) def. Collier Bouchillon (WASHUM) 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 6-1


1. Ross Putterman/Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Mya Smith-Dennis/Motasem Al-Houni (GAC) 8-5

2. John Carswell/Max Franklin (WASHUM) def. Joe MacGibbon/Juan Luis Chu (GAC) 8-3

3. Tyler Kratky/Jeffrey Hirsh (WASHUM) def. Marcel Gyswyt/Andres Saenz Hoyo (GAC) 8-2


• Senior Tim Noack has won five consecutive singles matches and is undefeated in his career at No. 4 singles.

• Washington U. is 8-5 under head coach Roger Follmer in season openers.

• Junior Ross Putterman and freshman Jeremy Bush are 9-2 this season as the Bears’ top doubles team.

No. 7 Cal Lutheran 8, Occidental 1

PASADENA, Calif. -- Cal Lutheran won its seventh consecutive season opener Saturday afternoon when it took down fellow Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) foe Occidental 8-1.

The Kingsmen got off to a less than advantageous start when the No. 1 doubles team of Moises Cardenas and Fergus Scott fell to Josh Dancu and Avery Howard 8-1. Undeterred, Cal Lutheran salvaged the doubles portion of the match when the No. 2 duo of Alex Nichols and Connor Treacy routed Kevin Siebs and Jack Streeter 8-0 and Ian Slater and Jesse Knight won the No. 3 game 8-5.

Cal Lutheran went 5-0 in the singles portion with Cardenas taking the No. 1 match 6-0, 6-2 versus Dancu. Nichols defeated Siebs in the No. 2 game 6-3, 6-0 and Treacy defeated Howard in back-to-back 6-1 sets.

Slater was leading 4-2 before his opponent Trevor Brown had to retire due to injury. Sean Handley got Cal Lutheran its seventh point of the match with a 6-2, 6-2 victory versus David Cotton.

Scott had the toughest singles match of the day, going three sets with Eric Kanzangian. He dropped the first set 7-5 but rallied to take the second 6-3. The two would need a third-set tie-breaker to settle the match before Scott would prevail a 10-8 winner.

No. 8 Trinity (Texas) 9, Schreiner 0

UTSA (DI) 4, No. 8 Trinity 3

Trinity split a pair of Saturday matches, beating Schreiner 9-0 in its home opener, then suffering a narrow 4-3 defeat at Division I UTSA.

The Tigers started the day with three solid doubles wins over Schreiner, then finished with straight-set wins in singles to earn the shutout. Trinity had 12 different players earn individual wins in the match -- three doubles teams, and six singles matches.

In the match against UTSA, Charlie Curtis and Clayton Niess scored a 6-5 win at No. 3 doubles, but Trinity's top two doubles teams were edged 6-3 and 6-2 to give the Roadrunners the doubles point.

Curtis also nabbed a 6-5, 6-3 win at No. 6 singles against UTSA, while Paxton Deuel (6-4, 6-2 at No. 1) and Jordan Mayer (6-4, 6-5 at No. 5) also scored wins for the Tigers.  Nico Moreno suffered a 6-0, 6-5 loss at No. 4 singles to clinch the match for the Roadrunners.

Regionals: 12 teams earn national bids; Alabama coach earns 1,000th win


No. 15 Minnesota State-Mankato beats Ferris St. for WCHA championship


Oklahoma captures seventh Big 12 championship, posts conference record


Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from and our partners