2019 NCAC Men's Tennis Tournament
Hosted by Wabash College
|Friday, April 26||Saturday, April 27||Sunday, April 28|
|A: #1 Kenyon 5, #8 Wabash 0 - Results||E: #1 Kenyon 5, #4 Oberlin 0 - Results||G: #1 Kenyon 6, #2 Denison 1 - Results|
|B: #4 Oberlin 5, #5 Ohio Wesleyan 0 - Results||F: #2 Denison 5, #3 DePauw 1 - Results||Third-Place Match|
|C: #3 DePauw 5, #6 Wooster 2 - Results||Fifth-Place Match||H: #3 DePauw 5, #4 Oberlin 3 - Results|
|D: #2 Denison 5, #7 Wittenberg 1 - Results||I: #6 Wooster 5, #5 Ohio Wesleyan 3 - Results||Photo Gallery|
|Photo Gallery||Seventh-Place Match|
|J: #7 Wittenberg 5, #8 Wabash 4 - Results|
|Championship Bracket - Championship Stats - Directions - Merchandise - History|
FINALS & THIRD-PLACE:
The 2019 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships concluded on Sunday afternoon at Barbara S. Wynne Tennis Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Kenyon men (18-3) captured their 13th-consecutive and 22nd overall league championship with a 6-1 victory over Denison (12-7) in the championship match. As league champions, the Lords will receive the league's automatic bid into the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament.
Kenyon defeated eighth-seeded Wabash, 5-0, in the quarterfinals on Friday and advanced to the championship match with a 5-0 win over fourth-seeded Oberlin on Saturday afternoon. Denison mapped its way through the championship bracket with a 5-1 victory over seventh-seeded Wittenberg in the quarterfinals and a 5-1 win over third-seeded DePauw in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon.
Sunday's men's action also included DePauw defeating Oberlin, 5-3, in the third-place match, while Saturday's consolation matches featured sixth-seeded Wooster topping fifth-seeded Ohio Wesleyan, 5-3, in the fifth-place match and Wittenberg took seventh place with a 5-4 victory over Wabash.
SEMIFINALS, FIFTH- & SEVENTH-PLACE:
The higher seeds held in the semifinals after day two of competition at the 2019 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships on Saturday.
In the semifinals match ups, top-seeded Kenyon claimed a 5-0 victory over fourth-seeded Oberlin and second-seeded Denison earned a 5-1 win over third-seeded DePauw. Sixth-seeded Wooster captured a 5-3 victory over fifth-seeded Ohio Wesleyan to claim fifth place in the tournament while seventh-seeded Wittenberg defeated eighth-seeded Wabash, 5-4, to take seventh-place.
On Sunday, No. 3 DePauw will compete against No. 4 Oberlin for third-place, while No. 1 Kenyon will meet No. 2 Denison in the finals. The NCAC Champion will earn the conference's automatic berth into the NCAA Division III tournament.
The higher seeds held after the first day of competition of the 2019 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships on Friday.
In the quarterfinals, top-seeded Kenyon claimed a 5-0 victory over eighth-seeded Wabash, while second-seeded Denison earned a 5-1 win over seventh-seeded Wittenberg, third-seeded DePauw defeated sixth-seeded Wooster, 5-2, and fourth-seeded Oberlin recorded a 5-0 victory over fifth-seeded Ohio Wesleyan.
In the semifinals on Saturday, No. 1 Kenyon will compete against No. 4 Oberlin and No. 2 Denison will take on No. 3 DePauw. Other matches on the day will include No. 5 Ohio Wesleyan playing No. 6 Wooster in the fifth-place match while No. 7 Wittenberg and No. 8 Wabash will compete for seventh-place.
On Sunday, the non-advancing semifinal teams will compete for third-place, while the winners of the semifinals will meet in the finals with the winner earning the NCAC's automatic berth into the NCAA Division III tournament.
The 2019 NCAC Men's Tennis Championships will be held next weekend, April 26-28, at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. The tournament begins with quarterfinal matches on Friday, semifinal and fifth- and seventh-place matches on Saturday and the championship and third-place matches on Sunday. The first two days will begin with women’s matches at 9:00 a.m. and conclude with men’s matches at 1:00 p.m. The women’s championship match and third-place match will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, while the men’s championship match and third-place match will be played at 1:00 p.m.
The Kenyon Lords (3-0, 15-3) will be the No. 1 seed in the men’s tournament and will open play on Friday afternoon against eighth-seeded Wabash (0-4, 8-13), while second-seeded Denison (4-0, 10-6) will meet No. 7 Wittenberg (1-3, 11-8). In the other two opening round matches, No. 3 DePauw (3-1, 9-9) will take on No. 6 Wooster (1-2, 7-12), while No. 4 Oberlin (2-1, 8-11) will meet up with No. 5 Ohio Wesleyan (2-2, 14-13).