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10th-ranked Bears defeat Kohawks in NCAA Tournament Third Round
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Freshmen Riley Galbraith and Yasushi Inoue celebrate their win over Washington University of St. Louis.
Freshmen Riley Galbraith and Yasushi Inoue celebrate their win over Washington University of St. Louis.
Men's Tennis - Sun, May. 12, 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The NCAA Tournament run came to a close Sunday for the Coe College men's tennis team, as they were defeated 5-1 by 10th-ranked Washington University of St. Louis in the third round.

The Bears jumped out to a 2-0 lead in doubles with an 8-1 win at number one doubles and an 8-4 win at number three doubles. At number two doubles, freshmen Riley Galbraith (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) and Yasushi Inoue (Kokubunji, Tokyo/Waseda) defeated Kareem Farah and Josh Cogan 8-6.

Washington University earned wins at number one (6-4, 6-1), five (6-4, 6-2) and two (6-3, 6-2) singles. Freshman Ryan Hickman (Hutchinson, Kan./Hutchinson) won the first set 6-4 over Farah before dropping the second 6-0. The match was tied 1-1 in the third when the match was over.

The Kohawks wrap up the dual meet season with a 32-2 record and an Iowa Conference Championship.