Hillis Falls in Opening Round at ITA Cup

Photo by Kevin Stiner
Photo by Kevin Stiner


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.