TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology stands 9-4 on the men's tennis season after splitting a pair of matches this weekend.
The Fightin' Engineers defeated Trine University 9-0 to extend its winning streak to eight matches, before falling to NCAA Division I Butler 7-0 on Sunday. Rose-Hulman now stands at 9-4 with its two most recent losses coming to NCAA Division I programs in Loyola (Md.) and Butler.
Against Trine, Rose-Hulman started the day with a sweep of three doubles matches. Winners included Georges Adam and Brandon Benedict at No. 1; Andre Adam and Cam Metzger at No. 2; and Joe Kendall and Matt Conrad at No. 3 to propel the victory.
In the Butler match, Andre Adam and Conrad extended their opponents to three sets before falling in match tiebreakers.
Rose-Hulman returns to action on Saturday with matches against NCAA Division III foes Coe and Wartburg in a pair of matches in Iowa.