Kenyon Men Capture 17th NCAC Tennis Title

Kenyon Men Capture 17th NCAC Tennis Title

The 2014 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships concluded on Sunday afternoon at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. The Kenyon men captured their eighth-straight NCAC championship after defeating DePauw, 5-3, in the championship match. As league champions, the Lords will receive the league's automatic bid into the 2014 NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament.

The Lords (3-0, 18-7) cruised past Ohio Wesleyan (0-4, 7-19) in the quarterfinals on Friday, and advanced to the championship match with a 6-1 triumph over Allegheny (2-1, 15-7) on Saturday. DePauw (4-0, 15-7) paved its path to the men's championship match with a 5-0 victory over Wabash (1-3, 12-16) in the quarterfinals and a 5-4 triumph over Denison (3-1, 14-7) in the semifinals.

Sunday's men's action also included Denison takind down Allegheny, 5-3, in the third-place match, while Oberlin and Wabash shared fifth-place in the final conference standings after defeating Ohio Wesleyan and Wittenberg, respectively, in consolation matches on Saturday. OWU and Wittenberg will share seventh-place in the final men's tennis standings.