Senior John Watts ends his college career with a bang, capturing Washington University’s first NCAA Division III men’s tennis individual National Championship. Watts defeated Chris Goodwin of Emory 6-1, 6-2 and set a school record of 238-43 overall record.
After defeating No. 6 Johns Hopkins University 8-1 and edging No. 2 Emory University 5-4 in the first two rounds of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Indoor Tennis Championships, the No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team fell to the No. 1 UC-Santa Cruz in the championship match 5-1.
Senior John Watts captured his 200th career victory on Sunday, a feat that no other Washington University tennis player has ever achieved, as the Bears defeated Case Western Reserve University 8-1 on Saturday and No. 16 University of Chicago 5-4 on Sunday.
Despite a strong finish to the fall season, the No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team dropped last Saturday’s match to Division II No. 29 Drury University, 6-3.
Senior John Watts added another line to the already remarkable list of accomplishments in his career, capturing the ITA Division III Men’s Singles Championship for the second time in the last four years, without dropping a set.
Senior John Watts stormed through the 2009 Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Singles Championship, winning seven straight matches this past weekend on the way to capturing the singles championship. The title was his fourth straight, and Watts is this week’s male Athlete of the Week.
Entering the 2009 Wilson/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regionals this past weekend in St. Louis, senior co-captain John Watts was unbeaten in ITA Singles Regional play. He exited the tournament unscathed. “He’s definitely put his legacy…down as one of the best athletes ever to come to Wash. U.,” head coach Roger Follmer said. “We’re not even […]
After an unexpected semifinals exit in the 2009 Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament, WU’s squad was looking forward to returning to the courts in the Ninth Annual Wash. U. Fall Invitational.
Junior John Watts and seniors Chris Hoeland and Charlie Cutler finished in third place in the singles and doubles competitions respectively at the 2008 Wilson/ITA National Small College Championships held this past weekend in Mobile, Ala.
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