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Men's Tennis Team, Ian Landwehr Regionally Ranked Heading Into Weekend

Men's Tennis Team, Ian Landwehr Regionally Ranked Heading Into Weekend

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's tennis team will have a busy weekend.  The Fightin' Engineers will kickoff a road trip on Friday April 13, when the team travels to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Manchester.  Friday's match against Manchester is set to begin at 3 p.m.  Rose-Hulman will then travel to Kalamazoo for a pair of matches against No. 18 ranked Case Western Reserve on Saturday at noon and 4 p.m.

In the Rankings

* Rose-Hulman is ranked No. 16 in the ITA Central Region rankings that were released Thursday afternoon.  Note there are just four defined regions in NCAA Division III tennis.
Ian Landwehr is ranked No. 18 in the Central Region singles rankings.  Landwehr stands 15-3 at the No. 1 singles flight and is a perfect 13-0 against NCAA Division III competition.

Rose-Hulman News & Notes

* Rose-Hulman stands 11-7 on the season.
* The Figthin' Engineers have won seven of their past eight matches.
* RHIT topped Millikin 8-1 on Wednesday in Decatur, Illinois.
* Both Andre Adam and Ian Landwehr have garnered HCAC Player of the Week Honors this season.
* Senior Cam Metzger has been a leader all season for the squad and has posted a 12-4 record in singles play and a 12-6 record in doubles play. 

Manchester Notes

* Manchester is 1-5 overall and 1-1 in HCAC play after defeating Defiance 8-1 on Wednesday.
* Kyler Love and Isaac Miller each have three singles wins for Manchester.
* Love and Garrett Bear have combined for a 3-2 doubles record.

#18 Case Western Reserve Notes

* The Spartans are currently ranked #18 in the nation, according to the ITA poll released on Thursday.
* Case has played one of the toughest schedules in America, playing two matches against NCAA Division I competition and 10 matches against ranked NCAA Division III competition.  
* Case has ranked wins over #21 Swarthmore (x2), #35 Hobart and #28 Christopher Newport
* CWRU will play Hope on Friday before facing Rose-Hulman at noon and 4 p.m. on Saturday.