TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
picked up clinched a spot in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference Men's Tennis Tournament with an 8-1 win over Manchester
on Friday night.
Junior Ben Paras (Tucson, Ariz./Nordhoff) and
junior Devon Fritz (Lakeside, Calif./West Hills)
earned victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, then teamed up for a
No. 1 doubles win.
Junior Ian Stevenson (Stow, Mass./Nashoba) and
senior Stephan Lemmer (Haymarket, Va./Stonewall)
won at No. 4 and No. 5 singles, and also teamed up for a No. 2
Sophomore Nathan Moore (Scottsdale, Ariz./Home
Schooled) and teamed senior Randy
Billingsley (Moline, Ill./Alleman) added a No. 3 doubles
Freshman Ray Montgomery (Terre Haute/South)
completed the performance with a win at No. 6 singles.
Rose-Hulman stands 8-6 overall and 5-3 in league play. The
Fightin' Engineers also secured their 15th consecutive season with
a record of .500 or above with the victory.
ROSE-HULMAN 8, MANCHESTER 1
1. Ben Paras (RHIT) def. Ridoutt, Piero (MAN) 6-3, 6-1
2. Devon Fritz (RHIT) def. Truitt, Phillip (MAN) 6-0, 6-2
3. Arguijo, Ramiro (MAN) def. Nathan Moore (RHIT) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0
4. Ian Stevenson (RHIT) def. Swaby, Bobby (MAN) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0
5. Stephan Lemmer (RHIT) def. Mellott, Mitchell (MAN) 6-3,
6. Ray Montgomery (RHIT) def. Winger, Alex (MAN) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0
1. Ben Paras/Devon Fritz (RHIT) def. Ridoutt, Piero/Truitt, Phillip
2. Ian Stevenson/Stephan Lemmer (RHIT) def. Arguijo, Ramiro/Swaby,
Bobby (MAN) 8-2
3. Nathan Moore/Randy Billingsley (RHIT) def. Mellott,
Mitchell/Winger, Alex (MAN) 8-3
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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