2002-03 Men's Tennis Archive
Tigers ranked 24th in final poll; Kuresman ranked in singles
DePauw finished the season ranked 24th in the final NCAA Division III poll by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Tigers also finished seventh in the Central Region. Marshall Kuresman was ranked 18th in the nation in singles and fifth in the region.
Kuresman falls in three sets in NCAA first-round match
Sophomore Marshall Kuresman opened play in the NCAA Division III Singles Championship at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., with a three-set loss to Connor Smith of Mary Washington. Kuresman won the first set 6-4 before dropping the second 6-4 and the third 6-1. He finished the season with a 20-10 singles record. GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS HOST SITE
Kuresman earns regional award
DePauw sophomore Marshall Kuresman has been named the Central Region's Player to Watch by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Kuresman played number one singles for the Tigers and posted a 20-9 record.
Kuresman earns trip to NCAA Championships
Sophomore Marshall Kuresman has earned a spot in the 32-player singles field for the NCAA Division III Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. Kuresman posted a 20-9 record at number one singles for the Tigers. NCAA singles competition begins on Saturday, May 17.
Tigers fall to Bears in NCAA First Round Match
DePauw closed out the dual match portion of the schedule with a 6-1 loss at Washington (Mo.) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships. The Tigers finished the season with a 14-11 record. MATCH RESULTS
19th-ranked DePauw earns spot in NCAA Championship field
The Tigers, ranked 19th in Division III, have been selected to the 27-team field for the NCAA Division III Championships and open play on Saturday, May 3, against regional host and 11th-ranked Washington (Mo.) University at 9:30 a.m. Kenyon, ranked 15th in Division III, and 17th-ranked Kalamazoo square off in the other first-round match with the winners meeting on Sunday, May 4, for the right to advance to the national quarterfinals at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.
Tigers fall to Trinity in SCAC title clash
DePauw finished second at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship after a 5-2 loss to Trinity. Marshall Kuresman and Darren Eblovi picked up wins for the Tigers at first and third singles, respectively. DePauw slipped to 14-10 on the season and now awaits a possible NCAA Championship bid. MATCH RESULTS | SCAC host site
DePauw advances to SCAC Championship match with win over Sewanee
The Tigers improved to 13-9 on the season and advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship match with a 4-3 win over Sewanee in the semifinals. The Tigers will face Trinity on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Rose-Hulman. After dropping the doubles point, DePauw came back to win at first, second, fifth and sixth singles to take the victory. The match came down to number one singles where Marhsall Kuresman won 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4). Five of the six singles matches were decided in three sets. MATCH RESULTS
Tigers open SCAC play with win over Rose-Hulman
DePauw began play in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 4-0 win over Rose-Hulman. The Tigers advanced to the semifinals where they will face Sewanee at 9 a.m. at Terre Haute's Rea Park. MATCH RESULTS For complete tournament information, please visit the host site.
DePauw tops Vincennes, 5-2
The Tigers improved to 12-9 on the season with a 5-2 win over visiting Vincennes. MATCH RESULTS
Tigers top Carthage, 4-3
The Tigers improved to 11-9 on the season with a 4-3 win over visiting Carthage. MATCH RESULTS
DePauw seeded second in upcoming SCAC Championship
The Tigers have earned the number-two seed at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship hosted by Rose-Hulman. DePauw opens play at 2 p.m. at Terre Haute South High School on Friday, April 25 against the winner of that morning's Oglethorpe-Rose-Hulman match. HOST SITE INFORMATION
Tigers improve to 10-9 with win over Indianapolis
DePauw improved its record to 10-9 with a 4-3 win over visiting University of Indianapolis. The Greyhounds won the doubles point with victories at the first and third slots, but the Tigers came back in singles to win at numbers two through five for the victory. MATCH RESULTS
Saturday match with Denison canceled
The April 19 home match with Denison University has been canceled.
Tigers finish third at GLCA Championships
DePauw, ranked 15th in Division III, improved to 9-9 on the season with a 2-1 record and a third-place finish at the Great Lakes Colleges Association Championship hosted by Hope College. The Tigers defeated Ohio Wesleyan 7-0 before falling to Kenyon by a 5-2 score in the semifinals. They then knocked off Hope 4-3 in the third-place match. OHIO WESLEYAN RESULTS | KENYON RESULTS | HOPE RESULTS
Match with Wisconsin-Oshkosh canceled
The match with Wisconsin-Oshkosh scheduled for April 6 was canceled due to winter weather that prevented Wisconsin-Oshkosh from making the trip.
DePauw falls to Coe, 5-2
DePauw, ranked 15th in Division III, dropped a 5-2 decision to 21st-ranked Coe at the DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center. The loss drops DePauw to 7-8 on the season. MATCH RESULTS
Tigers blank Wabash 7-0
The 15th-ranked Tigers lost just one game in doubles competition and the at all six singles flights in straight sets on the way to a 7-0 win over visiting Wabash. DePauw evened its record to 7-7 on the season. MATCH RESULTS
15th-ranked Tigers finish spring trip with two more wins
DePauw, ranked 15th in Division III, finished the spring trip with a 2-1 record in matches at Hilton Head. The Tigers lost to MIT by a 4-3 score before blanking Luther and Carnegie Mellon by 7-0 scores. Complete match results are available from the schedule/results page.
DePauw loses at Emory
The Tigers, ranked 15th in NCAA Division III, fell to 4-6 on the season with a 7-0 loss at second-ranked Emory. MATCH RESULTS
Tigers split weekend matches
DePauw, ranked 15th in Division III, opened the weekend with a 6-3 win over Missouri-St. Louis and then fell to Washington (Mo.) by a 7-0 count. Missouri-St. Louis results | Washington (Mo.) results
15th-ranked Tigers drop close decision at 10th-ranked Kalamazoo
Host Kalamazoo won all three doubles matches to earn the doubles point and then split the six singles matches to defeat DePauw 4-3. Marshall Kuresman, Greg Nammari and Billy Elliott picked up wins at first, second and fourth singles, respectively. MATCH RESULTS
Tigers fall at Evansville, 4-3
The Tigers won the doubles point, but host Evansville won first through fourth singles to take the 4-3 win. Match Results
DePauw drops spring opener at Xavier
The Tigers lost the first match of the spring by a 7-0 score at Xavier (Ohio). Each of the six singles matches were decided in two sets except for number-three singles where Aaron Gress took Justin Yeager to three sets. Match Results
Tigers ranked 15th in Division III
In the final rankings of the fall, the Tigers are ranked 15th in Division III by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Individually, Marshall Kuresman is ranked 28th in singles.
Omni Hotels Regional Championships
Wittenberg's Casey Clagett defeated Principia's Ben Crandell 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 in the singles championship match of the 2002 Omni Hotels/ITA Central Region Championship. In doubles play, it was an all-Washington (Mo.) University final as the team of Neil Kenner and Ari Rosenthal defeated Max Schlather and Shaul Yecheskel 7-5, 6-7(2), 6-3.