Congratulations to the varsity tennis team for capturing their 5th straight conference championship and for the JV for capturing their 6th straight! Come support the Millers as they try to go 5 for 5 in Twin Cities Championships against St Paul Harding at Inner City Tennis (Reed Sweatt) next Monday (5/16) at 3:45 pm!
Washburn Varsity Coach, Ryan Hoag on MN Prep Spotlight. Click here to learn more about Coach Hoag, his coaching philosophy and the Washburn Tennis team.
Thomas Leicester stepped into the singles lineup for the first time this season and lead the team to a convincing victory against Minneapolis South. Washburn won without dropping a set. Senior Evan Walker picked up his first varsity win at third doubles.
The Washburn tennis team faced stiff competition this weekend in a flighted tournament in Rochester. Competing in the tournament were five teams ranked in top 10 of state. Rochester Mayo finished first while Minnetonka and Mounds View (defending state champ) rounded out the top three. Washburn finished fifth, ahead of #7 ranked Lakeville South in the 8 team field. The Millers can clinch their fifth consecutive conference championship this week with a win over Minneapolis South on Tuesday.
Washburn moves to 10-3 with a hard fought win over Holy Family. Despite missing players due to injury, Washburn managed a close 4-3 victory over Holy Family Friday. Rafa Malewicz led the way with a convincing victory in singles. Washburn now sets its sights on today’s tournament in Rochester.
Led by senior Andy Pulkrabek’s last conference match, the Millers ran their consecutive conference streak to 27 straight victories over a five year span with their convincing 7-0 victory over previously undefeated Minneapolis Edison. See Minnesota Prep Spotlight video highlighting Washburn Players Andy Pulkrabek & Rafa Malewicz. Click here to watch Washburn spotlight.
The Washburn Millers JV Blue team hosted a match against Cretin-Derham Hall’s JV(B) team. Washburn‘s singles lineup of Eli Zukor-Zimmermann, Vaughn Smith, Fletcher Thomas, and Luca Cordova Stuart clinched the win for the team and Evan Walker and Jack Redepenning scored a win at #3 doubles to give the Millers a 5-2 victory.