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Men's Tennis Wins School Record 14 Matches at ITA Regional

Men's Tennis Wins School Record 14 Matches at ITA Regional

WEEKEND RESULTS

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's tennis team won a school record 14 matches at the ITA Regional this weekend.  The Fightin' Engineers set a second school record with seven players winning match in the event.

Ian Landwehr advanced in the main draw before completing the week with a 1-1 record.

After falling in the opening round of the main draw, Rose-Hulman's four remaining singles players enjoyed success.  Andre Adam has a 3-1 record for the week and will compete in the main draw consolation quarterfinal round on Sunday morning.

Andrew Schiffman and Austin Perry each completed the week with 2-2 records after gaining two victories in the main draw consolation rounds.  Joshua Giambattista secured another win in the main draw consolation round, meaning that all five Rose-Hulman singles players in the main draw picked up wins in St. Louis.

Joseph Conrad has led players competing in the UTR draws.  After falling in round one, Conrad has won two straight matches and will compete in the A tournament consolation final on Sunday.

Ben Strate also had a 1-1 record in singles play in the UTR draws.

In doubles action, both of Rose-Hulman's doubles teams also compiled 1-1 records on the weekend.  Adam and Joseph Conrad won in round one, while Perry and Schiffman won in round two. 

MAIN DRAW - MATCH 1

Singles competition
Ian Landwehr (RHIT-M) def. James Dill (Oberlin) (ITA1) 6-3, 6-0
Steve Gruppuso (Oberlin) (ITA1) def. Andre Adam (RHIT-M) 7-5, 6-2
Tytus Metzler (Kzoo) (ITA1) def. Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) 6-4, 6-2
Nick Paolucci (Kenyon) (ITA1) def. Austin Perry (RHIT-M) 6-0, 6-1
Michael Kiley (Hope) (ITA1) def. Joshua Giambattista (RHIT-M) 6-4, 6-7, 6-2

Doubles competition
Andre Adam/Joshua Giambattista (RHIT-M) def. Miguel Vaca (IC)/Michael Connolly (IC) (ITA1) 9-7
Samuel Komis (WU)/Luke McClelland (WU) (ITA1) def. Austin Perry/Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) 8-2

MAIN DRAW - MATCH 2

Singles competition
Brian Yoshino (Kenyon) (ITA2) def. Ian Landwehr (RHIT-M) 7-6, 6-0
Andre Adam (RHIT-M) def. Casey Johnson (Kalamazoo) (ITA2) 7-6, 3-6, 1-0
Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) def. Hugo Kouhkna (Transylvania) (ITA2) 5-7, 6-1, 1-0
Austin Perry (RHIT-M) def. Matthew Kacyn (Lake Forest) (ITA2) 6-4, 6-3
Joshua Giambattista (RHIT-M) def. Jacob Weiss (Trine) (ITA2) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles competition
Charlie Pei (Chicago)/Joshua Xu (Chicago) def. Andre Adam/Joseph Conrad 8-4
Austin Perry/Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) def. Sebastian Culton (Fontbonne)/Zachary Stevens (Fontbonne) (ITA2) 8-0

MAIN DRAW - MATCH 3

Singles competition
Andre Adam (RHIT-M) def. Daniel Pieplow-GC (ITA3) 7-5, 6-4
Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) def. Miguel Vaca - IC (ITA3) 4-6, 7-6, 1-0
Austin Perry (RHIT-M) def. Arjun Gupta (TU) (ITA3) 6-3, 6-2
Bryce McClanahan-DPU (ITA3) def. Joshua Giambattista (RHIT-M) 6-4, 6-1

MAIN DRAW - MATCH 4

Singles competition
Andre Adam (RHIT-M) def. Austin Hanna (Woo) (ITA4) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0
Bryce McClanahan-DPU (ITA4) def. Andrew Schiffman (RHIT-M) 6-4, 7-6
Anatol Doroskevic-KC (ITA4) def. Austin Perry (RHIT-M) 6-3, 6-3

UTR DRAWS - MATCH 1

Singles competition
Nate Devereux (Wooster) def. Joseph Conrad (RHIT-M) 7-6, 4-6, 1-0
Rodrigo Medeiros (Augustana) def. Grant Stamper (RHIT-M) 6-2, 7-5
Ben Strate (RHIT-M) def. Nate Meadors (Ohio Northern) 6-2, 5-7, 1-0

UTR DRAWS - MATCH 2

Singles competition
Joseph Conrad (RHIT-M) def. Leonardo Panosso (ITA2B) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0
Angelo Vidal (Ken) (ITA2B) def. Grant Stamper (RHIT-M) 6-4, 6-0
Thomas Ohler (Ott) (ITA2B) def. Ben Strate (RHIT-M) 7-6, 6-0

UTR DRAWS - MATCH 3 

Singles competition
Joseph Conrad (RHIT-M) def. Michael Benotti (BW) (ITA3B) 6-2, 6-2