TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed four players on the all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's tennis team, in results released by the league office.
Seniors Ben Paras (Tucson, Ariz./Nordhoff) and Devon Fritz (Lakeside, Calif./West Hills) received first-team all-conference honors.
Honorable mention all-conference award winners included junior Nate Moore (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and freshman Matthew Conrad (Anderson/Lapel).
Senior Randy Billingsley (Moline, Ill.) also captured a spot on the league's all-sportsmanship team.
Paras and Fritz combined to tie Rose-Hulman's single-season school record for doubles wins (16) and winning percentage (.842) at the No. 1 position.
Paras finished 8-9 this season in singles play and won 29 singles matches in his Rose-Hulman career. His efforts also included 31 career doubles wins.
Fritz compiled a 9-9 singles record this season to improve his career singles record to 31-24. In doubles play, Fritz finished 39-21 as a Fightin' Engineer.
The doubles team of Moore and Conrad finished 8-10 overall at the No. 2 position. Moore added five singles wins at the No. 3 spot, and Conrad finished 14-4 at the No. 4 singles spot this season.
Billingsley capped his career as a two-year varsity player fo rhte Fightin' Engineers, including a 10-5 doubles record in 2013.
Rose-Hulman finished 11-8 overall and won eight of its last 10 matches to secure its 16th consecutive season at .500 or above this spring.
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