Doubles Sweep Leads No. 10 WashU Past No. 9 Carnegie

Doubles Sweep Leads No. 10 WashU Past No. 9 Carnegie

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 28, 2018– No. 4 seed Washington University in St. Louis used a doubles sweep to propel the Bears to a 6-3 win over No. 3 seed Carnegie Mellon University in the third-match of the 2018 University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Tennis Championship Saturday in Altamonte Springs, Fla. 

WashU concluded regular-season play with a 15-8 record, while Carnegie Mellon dropped to 14-7.

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1.#12 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHUM) def. #15 Daniel Levine/Chaz Downing (CMUM) 8-5
2. Radha Vishnubhotla/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Ray Boppana/Jeffrey Chen (CMUM) 9-8 (8-6)
3. Johnny Wu/Benjamin vander Sman (WASHUM) def. Nicholas Calzolano/Ben Ash (CMUM) 8-2 

Singles:
1. #2 Daniel Levine (CMUM) def. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
2. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Chaz Downing (CMUM) 6-3, 6-0
3. #20 Ray Boppana (CMUM) def. Benjamin vander Sman (WASHUM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Kailas Shekar (CMUM) def. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 6-4, 6-3
5. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Robert Levin (CMUM) 6-3, 6-4
6. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Joshua Pinckney (CMUM) 6-2, 6-2

Notes:
• The Bears swept doubles play for the ninth time this season
• WashU is 9-8 this season against nationally-ranked opponents
• The victory for Kozlowski was the 70thof his career
• CMU (No. 9) and WashU (No. 10) are both ranked in the top-10 nationally
• Wu is four victories shy of 100 for his career
• Neves is eight wins shy of 100 for his career
• The singles victory for Neves' was the 50thof his career
• The ranked win for Haugen and Kozlowski was their fourth of the season 

Up Next:
The 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship bracket will be announced Monday, May 7, at 11 a.m. The Bears are seeking their 19th-straight NCAA Tournament appearance and 20thoverall.