This weekend, four members of the Washington University men’s tennis team traveled to Newport, R.I., for the third annual Hall of Fame Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Grass Court Invitational. The four athletes, seniors Konrad Kozlowski and Radha Vishnubhotla, junior Bernardo Neves and sophomore Benjamin van der Sman, competed against players from Bowdoin College, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Colleges and Trinity University in a showdown of the nation’s best Division III tennis players.
Each spring, various Wash. U. teams travel thousands of miles, flying to preseason warm ups, tournaments against high-ranking opposition and even national championships.
At the ITA Indoor Championship, the Bears fell in a 5-4 decision.
It’s cold out, but spring sports are starting.
Six different Washington University sports teams saw action this weekend. Here’s what you may have missed.
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.