News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 11, 2012

Rose-Hulman loses tennis dual

Tribune-Star staff report

INDIANAPOLIS — Rose-Hulman dropped a 7-2 decision to Franklin College in a men’s tennis match featuring two three-set matches and three tiebreakers Saturday.

Senior Stephan Lemmer and sophomore Natt Moore led the Rose effort with straight-set wins at the No. 4 and No. 5 singles positions.

Rose-Hulman (0-3) will return to action with a home match against Wabash on March 21.

Franklin 7, Rose-Hulman 2

Singles — Blake Wareham (FC) def. Ben Paras 7-6 (7-5), 6-4; Ryan Hammer (FC) def. Devon Fritz 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4; Justin Smith (FC) def. Ian Stevenson 6-3, 6-0; Stephan Lemmer (RH) def. Jared Hunt 7-6 (10-8), 6-4; Natt Moore (RH) def. Evan Pierle 7-5, 7-5; Luke Snyder (FC) def. Randy Billingsley 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles — Blake Wareham-Ryan Hammer (FC) def. Ben Paras-Devon Fritz 8-5; Evan Pierle-Luke Snyder (FC) def. Ian Stevenson-Stephan Lemmer 8-5; Jared Hunt-Brandon Roberts (FC) def. Natt Moore-Ray Montgomery 8-6.