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Men's Tennis Handles Franklin for 32nd Straight Win Over HCAC Foes

Men's Tennis Handles Franklin for 32nd Straight Win Over HCAC Foes

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology extended its winning streak against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's tennis opponents to 32 straight with an 8-1 victory over Franklin College on Sunday afternoon at the Joy Hulbert Tennis Center.

Rose-Hulman, three-time defending HCAC regular season and tournament champions, improved to 2-0 in league play this season with the win.  In doubles play, Rose-Hulman relied on Cam Metzger and Andre Adam for an 8-2 win at the No. 1 flight.  Ian Landwehr and Austin Perry combined for an 8-0 victory at the No. 2 flight.

In singles action, winners included Landwehr, Adam, Andrew Schiffman, Perry, Brendan Goldacker and Grant Stamper.  Each match was won in straight sets.

Rose-Hulman improved to 6-6 overall and 6-1 against NCAA Division III opposition with Sunday's victory.  The Fightin' Engineers return to action with home matches against Greenville and Illinois Tech next Saturday.