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.
The No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team beat Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference favorite Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 8-1 in its first action of 2016 on Saturday at Kings Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Illinois.
The Washington University men’s tennis team served up a win in their season opener as they took down the Division II McKendree University Bearcats 8-1 on Saturday at Tao Tennis Center.
In a battle between top-five opponents, the No. 5 Washington University men’s tennis team lost its stranglehold on No. 2 Emory University and fell short of winning its third consecutive University Athletic Association championship.
A year after winning its first ITA Indoor championship, the Washington University men’s tennis team fell short of duplicating the result as it placed third in the 2015 tournament over the weekend in St. Peter, Minn.