TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology finished a 5-0 week on the men's tennis court with an
8-1 victory over Defiance College on Saturday.
Junior Ben Paras (Tucson, Ariz./Nordhoff) and
junior Devon Fritz (Lakeside, Calif./West Hills)
led the effort with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, then teamed up
for a No. 1 doubles win.
Sophomore Nathan Moore (Scottsdale, Ariz./Home
Schooled) won at No. 3 singles and combined with
senior Randy Billingsley (Moline, Ill./Alleman)
for a No. 3 doubles victory.
Senior Stephan Lemmer (Haymarket,
Va./Stonewall) won at No. 5 singles and teamed with junior
Ian Stevenson (Stow, Mass./Nashoba) for a No. 2
Freshman Ray Montgomery (Terre Haute/South)
rounded out the effort with a No. 6 singles victory.
Rose-Hulman improved to 5-4 on the season and 3-2 on the
conference campaign. The Fightin' Engineers return to action
on Wednesday against Mount St. Joseph.
ROSE-HULMAN 8, DEFIANCE 1
1. Ben Paras (RHIT) def. Trevor Ault (DC) 6-0, 6-4
2. Devon Fritz (RHIT) def. Austin Gray (DC) 6-0, 6-1
3. Nathan Moore (RHIT) def. Cord Speelman (DC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Ryan Nelson (DC) def. Ian Stevenson (RHIT) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0
5. Stephan Lemmer (RHIT) def. Craig Bills (DC) 6-4, 6-3
6. Ray Montgomery (RHIT) def. Justin Walker (DC) 7-5, 6-0
1. Ben Paras/Devon Fritz (RHIT) def. Trevor Ault/Ryan Nelson (DC)
2. Stephan Lemmer/Ian Stevenson (RHIT) def. Cord Speelman/Craig
Bills (DC) 8-6
3. Randy Billingsley/Nathan Moore (RHIT) def. Austin Gray/Justin
Walker (DC) 8-3