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Men's Tennis Narrowly Falls to Division I Eastern Illinois

Men's Tennis Narrowly Falls to Division I Eastern Illinois

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's tennis team nearly earned its first victory over an NCAA Division I program with a narrow 5-4 loss to Eastern Illinois University on Saturday at the Wabash Valley Tennis Center.

Rose-Hulman earned victories at the No. 1 singles, No. 2 singles, No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles positions in the strong performance.  Winners included Ian Landwehr in three sets at No. 1 singles; Cam Metzger in three sets at No. 2 singles; and Andre Adam in straight sets at No. 3 singles.

The team of Adam and Metzger earned an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles for Rose-Hulman's first point of the match.

Rose-Hulman dropped to 4-6 overall but carries a 4-1 mark against NCAA Division III foes.  Eastern Illinois improved to 4-11 on the campaign with the victory.