Men's Tennis Heads to HCAC Tournament as No. 2 Seed

Men's Tennis Heads to HCAC Tournament as No. 2 Seed

RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College men's tennis team heads to the West Indy Racquet Club for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Tournament this weekend.

Participating Teams: A list of participating teams can be found below.

Seed     Team     HCAC Record     Overall Record
No. 1   Rose-Hulman   8-0   17-8
No. 2   Earlham   7-1   17-6
No. 3   Hanover   6-2   11-10
No. 4   Franklin   5-3   6-7
No. 5   Anderson   4-4   6-6
No. 6   Defiance   3-5   9-12

 

Tournament Schedule: The complete tournament schedule can be found below.

Game     Participating Teams
Match
Day/Time/Result
No. 1   Hanover vs. Defiance   Quarterfinal   Hanover wins 5-1
No. 2   Franklin vs. Anderson
  Quarterfinal   Anderson wins 5-4
No. 3   Rose-Hulman vs. Anderson   Semifinal   Rose-Hulman wins 7-0
No. 4   Earlham vs. Hanover   Semifinal   Earlham wins 5-2
No. 5   Rose-Hulman vs. Earlham   Final   Sunday at 10 a.m.

 

The Coaches: A list of coaches in the tournament can be found below.

Seed     Team     Head Coach     Years as Head Coach
No. 1   Rose-Hulman   Dan Hopkins   29
No. 2   Earlham   Shawn Hyden   1
No. 3   Hanover   Devon Sharpe   1
No. 4   Franklin   Rusty Hughes   18
No. 5   Anderson   Bryant Beard   1
No. 6   Defiance   Gonzalo Vivas   1

 

Top Players: A list of top players can be found below.

Seed     Team     Player     Singles/Doubles Record
No. 1   Rose-Hulman   Georges Adam   19-8 / 21-8
No. 2   Earlham   Vitalii Stadnyk   18-4 / 17-8
No. 3   Hanover   Landon Carrico   15-6 / 3-4
No. 4   Franklin   Alex Hammer   Statistics not available
No. 5   Anderson   Zachary Edwards   Statistics not avaiable
No. 6   Defiance   James DeMeo   16-5 / 13-8

 

Team Statistics: A list of dual match team statistics for each team can be found below.

Seed     Team     Singles Statistics     Doubles Statistics
No. 1   Rose-Hulman   99-50   50-23
No. 2   Earlham   96-42   48-21
No. 3   Hanover   74-52   30-33
No. 4   Franklin   Statistics not available   Statistics not available
No. 5   Anderson   Statistics not available   Statistics not avaiable
No. 6   Defiance   65-61   30-33

 

HCAC Tournament History: The 2017 HCAC Tournament will be the seventh consecutive for the Quakers. Earlham won the tournament from 2011-14, the first four appearances for the program in the HCAC Tournament. Rose-Hulman has won the last two HCAC Tournament titles.

Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers and @ECQuakerTennis for updates on the match.