2016 NCAC Men's Tennis Tournament

     

2016 NCAC Men's Tennis Champions

KENYON


 

2016 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships
Denison University
Granville, Ohio
April 29 - May 1
Friday, April 29   Saturday, April 30   Sunday, May 1
Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Championship Match
Match A: #1 Kenyon 5, #8 Wooster 1 {Box}
  Match E: Kenyon 5, Oberlin 1 {Box}
  Match G: Kenyon 5, Denison 1 {Box}
Match D: #2 DePauw 5, #7 Ohio Wesleyan 0 {Box}
  Match F: Denison 5, DePauw 3 {Box}
  Third-Place Match
Match B: #4 Oberlin 5, #5 Wabash 2 {Box}
  Fifth-Place Match   Match H: DePauw 5, Oberlin 0 {Box}
Match C: #3 Denison 5, #6 Allegheny 0 {Box}
  Match I: Allegheny 5, Wabash 4 {Box}
 
    Seventh-Place Match  
Day One Photos    Match J: Ohio Wesleyan 5, Wooster 3 {Box}
 
Tournament Stats


The 2016 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships concluded on Sunday afternoon at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. The Kenyon men captured their 10th-straight and 19th overall league championship with a 5-1 victory over Denison in the championship match. As league champions, the Lords will receive the league's automatic bid into the 2016 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament.

The Lords (12-9) vaulted past eighth-seeded Wooster, 5-1, in the quarterfinals on Friday and advanced to the championship match with a 5-1 triumph over fourth-seeded Oberlin on Saturday afternoon. Denison mapped its way through the championship bracket with a 5-0 victory over sixth-seeded Allegheny in the quarterfinals and a narrow 5-3 triumph over second-seeded DePauw in the semifinals on Saturday night.

Sunday's men's action also included DePauw taking down Oberlin, 5-0, in the third-place match, while Saturday's consolation matches featured sixth-seeded Allegheny topping fifth-seeded Wabash, 5-4, in the fifth-place match and seventh-seeded Ohio Wesleyan knocking off eighth-seeded Wooster, 5-3, in the seventh-place match.

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The 2016 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships will be held at Denison University next weekend, April 29- May 1. The tournament begins with quarterfinal matches on Friday, semifinal and fifth- & seventh-place matches on Saturday and the championship and third-place matches on Sunday. The first two days will begin with men’s matches at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and conclude with women’s matches at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The men’s championship match and third-place match will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, while the women’s championship match and third-place match will be played at 1:00 p.m.

On the men’s side, Kenyon (4-0, 9-9) was tabbed as the top seed and will open the tournament against eighth-seeded Wooster (0-4, 10-14). Second-seeded DePauw (2-1, 10-9) will open play against No. 7 Ohio Wesleyan (1-3, 8-11).  The remaining opening round matches feature No. 3 Denison (2-1, 11-6) versus No. 6 Allegheny (2-2, 7-13) and No. 4 Oberlin (3-1, 14-7) against No. 5 Wabash (2-1, 18-13).  

Note: No tournament match will begin until three courts are available for that given match.