Rose-Hulman Tops Trine to Stay Unbeaten

Becerra1INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved to 3-0 on the men's tennis season with a 7-1 victory over Trine University on Saturday afternoon.

Singles winners for Rose-Hulman included sophomore Ben Paras (Tucson, Ariz./Nordhoff) at No. 1; senior David Becerra (Brownsburg) (pictured) at No. 2; and senior Alex Gumz (Palatine, Ill.) at No. 3.

Other singles winners included sophomore Devon Fritz (Lakeside, Calif./West Hills) at No. 4, senior Seth Hendrickson (Crawfordsville) at No. 5 and senior Brent Frizzell (Avon) at No. 6.

Becerra and Hendrickson teamed up for a victory at No. 2 doubles, with Fritz and Gumz adding a win at the No. 3 doubles slot.

Rose-Hulman stands 3-0 on the season, while Trine is 0-1 overall.  The Engineers return to action on March 12 with matches against Franklin College and NCAA Division II Ferris State.

ROSE-HULMAN 8, TRINE 1

SINGLES
1. Ben Paras (R) def. Daniel Desper 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4)
2. David Becerra (R) def. Joe Dunbar 6-4, 6-0
3. Alex Gumz (R) def. Chris Gin 6-2, 6-4
4. Devon Fritz (R) def. David Murray 6-2, 7-6 (3)
5. Seth Hendrickson (R) def. Nick Ihrie 6-0, 6-1
6. Brent Frizzell (R) def. Trevor Derby 6-4, 6-2

DOUBLES
1. Desper/Dunbar (T) def. Paras/Burton 8-6
2. Becerra/Hendrickson (R) def. Gin/Derby 8-1
3. Fritz/Gumz (R) def. Murray/Ihrie 8-6