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Men's Tennis Handles Concordia, Falls to D-I Mt. St. Mary's in Florida

Men's Tennis Handles Concordia, Falls to D-I Mt. St. Mary's in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology capped its annual Florida trip with a split of matches against Concordia-Moorhead and Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday at the USTA National Tennis Center.

In the opener, the Fightin' Engineers swept the six singles flights and won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles in an 8-1 victory over Concordia-Moorhead.  Doubles winners included Ian Landwehr and Austin Perry at No. 1; Cam Metzger and Andre Adam at No. 2.

Singles winners included Landwehr, Metzger, Adam, Andrew Schiffman, Perry and Brendan Goldacker.

Against NCAA Division I Mount St. Mary's in the nightcap, Rose-Hulman picked up points in a 5-2 loss with wins at No. 1 and No. 3 singles.  Landwehr won in straight sets with a 12-10 second-set tiebreaker at No. 1, while Adam rallied for a three-set win.  The No. 2 doubles team of Metzger and Adam also picked up a victory.

Rose-Hulman stands 4-5 on the season and 4-1 against NCAA Division III competition.  The Fightin' Engineers will face NCAA Division I Eastern Illinois on March 10 in Terre Haute.