MOBILE, Ala. -- Indiana Wesleyan University men tennis lost its final match of the season today with a 5-3 loss to Campbellsville (Ky.) in pool play at the NCCAA National Tournament in Mobile, Alabama.
Indiana Wesleyan finished pool play 0-3 at the national tournament for a final record of 13-12 on the season. IWU completes the year with a share of the Crossroads League regular season championship and a NCCAA National Tournament appearance.
The Wildcats took an early advantage with wins in two of the three doubles match. Kyle Johnson (JR/East Moline, Ill.) and Brandon Dubuque (SO/Marion, IN) earned an 8-6 victory in the No. 1-doubles match while Leonard Matthews and Kamen Tabor (SO/Marion, IN) squeaked out a 9-8 win in No. 3-doubles. The duo of Adam Wroughton (JR/Schereville, IN) and Daniel Smith (SO/Crown Point, IN) fell 8-3 in No. 2-doubles.
Indiana Wesleyan needed a split in singles matches to finish the team victory but Campbellsville won four of the five matches completed. Smith did not finish his match at No. 4-singles since the team victory was already decided.
Matthews captured the only Wildcat point in singles play with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 3. Johnson lost 6-0, 7-5 at No. 1-singles, Wroughton was defeated 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5, and Tabor dropped a 6-0, 6-1 contest at No. 6. Dubuque retired at No. 2-singles when he was trailing 6-1, 3-0.