MEN'S TENNIS LOSES TO WASHINGTON
April 6, 2014Earlham College Broadcast Sports
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — In another battle of regionally ranked squads, the Earlham College
men's tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision on Saturday to Washington University.
The Bears (13-2) are the No. 1 team in the central region, while holding the second
spot in the latest national poll.
The Quakers fought the Bears with several close matches.
In doubles, Anton Bartashevich and Jack Ventura-Cruess fell 8-6 to the third-ranked
duo of Ross Putterman and Jeremy Bush at No. 1.
At No. 1 in singles, Bartashevich dropped at 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-3) decision to
Phillip Locklear took on No. 42 John Carswell in the No. 2 spot in the lineup as he
lost 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (10-8).
Hank Levin fell 6-3, 6-3 to the 26th-ranked Bush at No. 3.
Ventura-Cruess played Tim Noack to a 6-1, 5-7, 1-0 (10-4) decision at No. 4.
Earlham (6-5), ranked in the No. 10 position in the region, returns to action at
home on Wednesday as the Quakers entertain Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
foe Transylvania University at 4 p.m.