Tennis Slated to Finish 6th in HCAC Preseason Poll

Tennis Slated to Finish 6th in HCAC Preseason Poll

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference released its men's tennis preseason coaches' poll this afternoon.  The Manchester University Spartans were picked to finish sixth.

Rose-Hulman was once again picked as the favorites and led Friday's poll with 89 points.  Earlham finished a close second with 81 points.  Hanover College was picked to finish third in 2019, earning 71 points.  Both Transylvania and Franklin College tied for fourth-place with 53 points. Manchester earned 50 points in Friday's poll.  Rounding out the preseason coaches' poll was Anderson, Defiance and Mount St. Joseph. 

Manchester went 1-2 in a shortened fall season, picking up a 5-4 win over Franklin College.  The spring schedule will start on March 9 with a trip to Alma.  HCAC play will begin on March 30 at home against Transylvania.