It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.
The Washington University men’s tennis experienced a major case of deja vu this weekend at the UAA Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
In a heavyweight battle between the sixth-ranked Bears and the No. 5 Maroons, Jeremy Bush pulled through, winning the third set 8-6.
Now an assistant coach with the Washington University men’s tennis program, Bandres took part in his second Davis Cup this past weekend, representing Venezuela once again at the Doral Park Country Club in Doral, Florida.
Both Washington University tennis teams were in action this weekend, with the women traveling to the Midwest Invite in Madison, WI, and the men hosting their first home matches of the spring.
Senior John Carswell picked up a straight-set victory as Wash. U.’s second singles player, 6-2, 6-4, while the other matches were even more dominant for the Bears.
Both Washington University tennis teams traveled out of state this weekend. With the congested spring break schedule behind them and UAA championships on the horizon, both teams picked up two wins away from home.
On the final day of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor Team National Championships, the fate of the No. 4 Washington University men’s tennis team rested on freshman Robin Engel.
In its first major action of the 2016-17 school year, the Washington University men’s tennis team posted a series of strong performances at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regional this weekend.
The No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team arrived at the ITA Indoor championship in Cleveland, Ohio, with a top seed and lofty expectations. Both were swiftly tempered after back-to-back upset losses to the host, No. 14 Case Western University 6-3 in the first round, and defending ITA champions, No. 8 Trinity University (Texas) 7-2 in the consolation bracket. The Bears did, however, avoid a last-place finish with a win against Kenyon College, 5-4.