No. 8 WashU Hands Millsaps First Loss of Season

No. 8 WashU Hands Millsaps First Loss of Season

Orlando, Fla., March 10, 2019 – The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team handed Millsaps College its first loss of the season with a 9-0 victory to open its Spring Break trip Sunday in Orlando.

WashU improved to 6-3 with the win, while Millsaps dropped to 6-1. 

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1. Konrad Kozlowski/Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Davis Plummer/Brandon Beck (MILM) 8-4
2. Sam Komis/Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Cooper Cearley/John Kimball (MILM) 8-1
3. Ethan Hillis/Luke McClelland (WASHUM) def. Jacob Niehaus/Alex Gardiner (MILM) 8-1 

Singles:
1. #6 Ethan Hillis (WASHUM) def. Davis Plummer (MILM) 6-1, 6-4
2. #32 Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. Josh Shearin (MILM) 6-4, 6-1
3. Daniel Li (WASHUM) def. Jacob Niehaus (MILM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Benjamin van der Sman (WASHUM) def. Brandon Beck (MILM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Luke McClelland (WASHUM) def. Benjamin Falk (MILM) 6-4, 6-0
6. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. John Kimball (MILM) 6-4, 6-0

Notes:
• The win for head coach Roger Follmer was the 315th of his career
• The Bears swept doubles for the fifth time this season
• Hillis and Neves have won six-straight singles matches
• van der Sman picked up his 50th career victory
• Neves upped his career win total to 115, tied for 17th most in school history 

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 15 Carnegie Mellon University on Monday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. (ET). The Bears defeated Carnegie Mellon 5-4 on Feb. 22 at the ITA National Team Indoors Championship.