Kenyon Claims 11th-Straight Men's Tennis Crown

Kenyon Claims 11th-Straight Men's Tennis Crown

NCAC Weekly Men's Tennis Release - 5/1/17 

The 2017 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships concluded on Sunday afternoon at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. The Kenyon men captured their 11th-straight and 20th overall league championship with a 5-2 victory over DePauw in the championship match. As league champions, the Lords will receive the league's automatic bid into the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament. 

The Lords (13-10) vaulted past seventh-seeded Wooster, 5-1, in the quarterfinals on Friday and advanced to the championship match with a 5-1 triumph over third-seeded Denison on Saturday afternoon. DePauw mapped its way through the championship bracket with a 5-0 victory over eighth-seeded Wittenberg in the quarterfinals and a narrow 5-3 triumph over fourth-seeded Oberlin in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon.

Sunday's men's action also included Oberlin taking down Denison, 5-2, in the third-place match, while Saturday's consolation matches featured fifth-seeded Wabash topping sixth-seeded Ohio Wesleyan, 5-4, in the fifth-place match and seventh-seeded Wooster knocking off eighth-seeded Wittenberg, 5-1, in the seventh-place match.


2017 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships
Kenyon College & Denison University
April 28-30
Friday, April 28   Saturday, April 29   Sunday, April 30
Quarterfinals (all matches at 12:00 PM)   Semifinals   Championship Match
A: #1 DePauw 5, #8 Wittenberg 0 {Box}
  E: DePauw 5, Oberlin 3 {Box}
  G: Kenyon 5, DePauw 2 {Box}
D: #2 Kenyon 5, #7 Wooster 1 {Box}
  F: Kenyon 5, Denison 1 {Box}
  Third-Place Match
B: #4 Oberlin 5, #5 Wabash 4 {Box}
  Fifth-Place Match   H: Oberlin 5, Denison 2 {Box}
C: #3 Denison 5, #6 Ohio Wesleyan 2 {Box}
  I: Wabash 5, Ohio Wesleyan 4 {Box}
    Seventh-Place Match    
    J: Wooster 5, Wittenberg 1 {Box}
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