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HONOLULU, Hi. – No. 16 Washington University (MO) spoiled the No. 26 Whittier College' Spring Break opener Saturday morning as they cruised to the 7-2 victory.
In singles, the Poets were led by Konstantinov who kept the Poets from being swept by coming from behind in both sets being down 3-0 and 5-2 to win 6-3, 7-6 (1) giving the Purple & Gold their second point on the afternoon.
"We are a good, talented team who has yet to prove they can step up and play their best tennis in the big moments," Says Bojalad, "I believe we will at some point this season."
Whittier returns to the courts tomorrow, Sunday, March 17 when they take on NAIA opponent Hawaii Hilo with a 3:00pm HST.
1.Seneviratne/Konstantinov(WC) def. Putterman/Putterman (WU) 8-5
2.Farah/Kratky (WU) def. Schommer/Hansen (WC) 8-3
3.Hirsch/Parizher (WU) def. Herron/Shimizu (WC) 8-6
1.Adam Putterman (WU) def. Julian Seneviratne (WC) 6-4, 6-1
2.David Konstantinov (WC) def. Ross Putterman (WU) 6-3, 7-6(1)
3.Tim Noack (WU) def. Chris Schommer (WC) 6-4, 7-5
4.Tyer Kratky (WU) def. Matt Herron (WC) 6-3, 6-0
5.Gary Parizher (WU) def. Sam Farmer (WC) 6-3, 6-2
6. Kareem Farah (WU) def. Shogo Shimizu (WC) 6-1, 6-1