Men's Tennis Receives Seven All-HCAC Selections

Men's Tennis Receives Seven All-HCAC Selections

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's tennis team receives seven all-conference selections based on their efforts this season. 

HCAC selections include: Brandon Benedict (All-HCAC), Georges Adam (All-HCAC), Cam Metzger (All-HCAC), Andre Adam (All-HCAC), Joe Kendall (Honorable Mention), Matt Conrad (Honorable Mention), and Brendan Goldacker (All-Sportsmanship).

Rose-Hulman has established a single-season school record with 20 wins and has earned its second consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament.  The Fightin' Engineers defeated Hanover and Transylvania in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament to punch its ticket into the field of 43 teams.

The Fightin' Engineers have won two straight HCAC regular season and tournament championships, highlighted by 20 consecutive wins against conference foes and are currently ranked No. 12 in the NCAA Division III Central Region rankings.

Junior Georges Adam and junior Brandon Benedict have held down the top two singles spots this season.  Adam is 16-9 overall in singles play, while Benedict has a 22-7 mark.  Together, Adam and Benedict are the No. 1 doubles team with a record of 23-7.

Sophomore Cam Metzger and freshman Andre Adam are the No. 3 and No. 4 singles players, while combining to form the No. 2 doubles team.  Metzger has a singles mark of 15-11, Adam is 19-8 and the duo are 17-8 as a doubles squad.

Senior Matt Conrad has compiled a 14-11 record at the No. 5 singles position and has teamed with Joe Kendall for a 13-9 doubles record.

Brendan Goldacker has played at the No.6 singles position for the Engineers and has tallied a 9-6 overall record on the season.

The men's tennis team will travel to St. Louis on Saturday to hace Wisconsin-Whitewater in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.  The winner of Saturday's match will advance to the Sweet Sixteen.