Illinois Tech Men's Tennis to Face Rose-Hulman in Initial NCAA Match

Illinois Tech is among the 43 teams selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships.
Illinois Tech is among the 43 teams selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships.

CHICAGO, Ill. - The NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Committee has announced the 43 teams that will compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships.

The single-elimination tournament begins this weekend with play at eight regional sites.


NCAA Release  |  Interactive Bracket  |  Printable Bracket


Illinois Institute of Technology (18-9), regular-season and tournament champion of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC), will participate in a regional hosted by Washington University in St. Louis that begins Thursday morning. The Scarlet Hawks have drawn Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (13-9) in their opening round match, which will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tao Tennis Center on the WashU campus.

The winner of that match advances to face the host Bears (17-7) in a second-round match at 11 a.m. Friday.

On the other side of the bracket, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (15-7) faces Principia College (14-8) at 2 p.m. Thursday in a first-round match with the victor to meet Kalamazoo College (13-6) at 2 p.m. Friday.

The two semifinal winners will play for the regional championship at noon Saturday. 

NCAA DIVISION III MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
St. Louis Regional
Thursday, May 9
11 a.m. – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology vs. Illinois Institute of Technology
2 p.m. – UW-Whitewater vs. Principia

Friday, May 10
11 a.m. – #7 Washington-St. Louis vs. Rose-Hulman/Illinois Tech winner
2 p.m. - #27 Kalamazoo vs. Principia/UW-Whitewater winner

Saturday, May 11
Noon – Regional Championship Match

LIVE COVERAGE
WashU will provide live video and live stats of all of the weekend's matches. Illinois Tech Athletics will also provide updates on its Instagram and Twitter platforms for Tech's match on Thursday and potential match on Friday.