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D3 Champs (Men)


Third-seeded Emory University captured its sixth ITA Division III Men’s National Team Indoor Championship title on Sunday after defeating the No. 4 seed Chicago Maroons 7-2 in the final match at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Eagles hold the most hold the most #ITAIndoors National Team titles at the Men’s Division III level. Emory’s additional championships were earned in 2004, 2005, 2009, 2011, and 2012.

The No. 5 nationally-ranked Eagles came into doubles play with overpowering energy and tallied wins in all three spots to jump out to an early 3-0 lead. David Omsky and Andrew Harrington posted the first win of the day taking out Michael Selin and Luke Tsai 8-4 in the No. 3 spot; Scott Rubinstein and James Spaulding followed with an 8-6 victory over No. 2 nationally ranked pair Nicolas Chua and David Liu in the No. 1 spot; Rafe Mosetick and Jonathan Jemison finished the doubles sweep with their 8-5 win over Peter Leung and Charlie Pei in the No. 2 position.

Omsky and Harrington finished the tournament with a perfect 3-0 doubles record. As a team, the Eagles claimed seven of the nine doubles matches they played this weekend.

The Maroons went into their match against the Eagles with a weekend doubles record of 4-2.

Chicago took the first singles match of the day to get on board as David Liu defeated Josh Goodman in two 6-1 sets in the No. 5 spot. However, the Eagles came through with back to back wins in the No. 2 and No. 4 spots to secure the win. 

Adrien Bouchet tallied the Eagles’ first singles victory taking out Leung 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 4 spot and No. 16 Jemison posted the match-clinching win defeating Sven Kranz 6-4, 6-3 in the No. 2 singles position. Bouchet and Jemison both went 3-0 in singles competition over the weekend.

Aman Manji, who also went 3-0 at #ITAIndoors, followed his teammates with a two-set win of his own as he topped Pei 7-5, 6-4 in the No. 3 spot. No. 2 Mosetick, the highest ranked singles player at the event, survived a three-set match against No. 6 Chua to give the Eagles their seventh point.

Chicago’s No. 17 Max Liu came through with an additional singles win to close out the weekend as he defeated No. 35 Harrington 7-5, 7-5 in the No. 6 spot.

Emory took out No. 10 Kenyon and No. 11 Carnegie Mellon en route to the final match while Chicago overcame No. 8 Trinity (TX) and No. 14 Case Western on the way to their first #ITAIndoors championship appearance.

#ITAIndoors Order of Finish
First Place – Emory University
Second Place – University of Chicago
Third Place – Case Western Reserve University
Fourth Place – Carnegie Mellon University
Fifth Place – Trinity University (Texas)
Sixth Place – Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Seventh Place – Washington University in St. Louis
Eight Place – Kenyon College