Hillis Falls in Opening Round at ITA Cup

Photo by Kevin Stiner
Photo by Kevin Stiner

UPDATED DRAW

Rome, Ga., Oct. 11, 2018– Washington University in St. Louis sophomore Ethan Hillis suffered a straight-defeat in the opening round of the 2018 ITA Division III Cup Thursday in Rome, Ga.

Hillis dropped a 6-1, 6-0 decision to No. 1 seed Jonathan Jemison of Emory University in the first round.

He takes the court in the back draw against Jake Grandson of Hamline University Friday at 9 a.m. (ET). The winner will face either Joshua Bode of Concordia (Texas) or Chaz Downing of Carnegie Mellon for the Consolation championship Saturday.