Hillis Leads WashU on Day Two at Drake Invite

Hillis Leads WashU on Day Two at Drake Invite

Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 21, 2018 – Junior Ethan Hillis advanced to the championship match in the A Singles flight to highlight the Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team at day two of the Drake Invitational hosted by Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Hillis won a pair of straight-set matches Saturday over Franco Oliva of Northwest Missouri State (6-3, 7-5) and Stefan Latinovic of Wichita State (6-3, 6-4) in the semifinals. He will take on Orel Ovil of Wichita State in the final Sunday.

Sophomore James Shaheen advanced to the semifinals in the D singles bracket, before falling 7-5, 6-3 to Joe Hoff of Creighton. 

Day three begins at 9 a.m. (CT).