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Men's Tennis Season Ends in NCAA Tournament Round 2 Loss at WashU

Men's Tennis Season Ends in NCAA Tournament Round 2 Loss at WashU

VIDEO: COACH HOPKINS THOUGHTS ON FINAL SEASON

ST. LOUIS, MO-- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's tennis wraps up their 2019 season after a loss to Washington University in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.  The Bears were able to win the match 6-0 to defeat the Engineers and advance to the third round.  

Rose-Hulman fell behind after doubles competition 3-0.  The No. 2 doubles team of Ian Landwehr and Austin Perry came from behind in a competitive match that resulted in a narrow defeat 8-5.  In singles competition the Bears were able to pick up wins in No. 2, No. 5, and No. 6 singles to secure the win and defeat the Engineers 6-0 to advance to the sweet sixteen.  

Head coach Dan Hopkins wraps up his final season with the Engineers after 31 years with the team.  Hopkins has been a vital member of the athletic department and has had an outstanding career at Rose-Hulman.  His efforts have led the Rose-Hulman men's and women's teams to a combined seven NCAA Division III tournament appearances and eight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season championships since 2010.  The winningest coach in Rose-Hulman tennis history finishes with a men's college tennis record of 313-277.