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Men's Tennis Teams Travel to Augustana (Ill.) on Saturday

Men's Tennis Teams Travel to Augustana (Ill.) on Saturday

MATCH VIDEO

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology travels to Augustana (Ill.) for a pair of matchups on Saturday.

MATCH SCHEDULE:
Sat. Feb. 15 - Rose-Hulman at Augustana (Ill.) - 9:30 am CT
Sat. Feb. 15 - Rose-Hulman vs. Coe (at Augustana) - 1:30 pm CT

ROSE-HULMAN NEWS & NOTES (0-2, 0-0 HCAC)

* Rose-Hulman has been picked to win the HCAC for the sixth consecutive year according to the preseason poll released Feb. 3.
* The men's tennis has won five straight HCAC championships and made five straight NCAA Division III Tournament appearances heading into the 2020 season.
* Rose-Hulman picked up its second NCAA Division III Tournament in program history in 2019, defeating Illinois Tech as part of a 14-10 overall season.
* Rose-Hulman has won 47 consecutive matches against HCAC competition and has not lost to an HCAC opponent since May 2014.  HCAC action begins March 28.
* Rose-Hulman finished the 2019 season at No. 17 in the ITA NCAA Division III Central Region rankings.
* Ian Landwehr was named the 2018 and 2019 HCAC Player of the Year.  Landwehr has a career singles record of 43-9 (40-7 in dual matches) and is 28-25 in doubles play.
* Other 2019 all-HCAC performers from last include senior Austin Perry; sophomore Joseph Conrad; and junior Grant Stamper.  Sophomore Josh Giambattista was named honorable mention all-league.

WEEKEND OPPONENTS

* Augustana (Ill.) is 4-1 this season, with only a loss to perennial national power Chicago.

* Coe is a perfect 4-0 this season, with wins over Doane, Dubuque, Wartburg and Wisconsin-La Crosse.