Tigers advance to NCAA third round with win over Transylvania
May 5, 2007May 5, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Eighth-ranked DePauw University improved to 21-4 and advanced to the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship third round following a 9-0 second-round win over Transylvania University. The Pioneers ended their season at 16-5. In Sunday's noon third-round match, DePauw takes 12th-ranked Whitman which defeated Albion, 8-1. The Tigers took a 3-0 lead after sweeping doubles as Evan Webeler and Scott Swanson defeated Parker Gregory and Josh Niehaus by an 8-4 score and Kortney Keith and Jeff Zanchelli beat Lee Gammon and Kyle Clayton by an 8-3 count. At number three doubles Bryan Heck and Scott Sandager topped Trevor Scott and John Pfingston by an 8-1 count. Heck blanked Clayton at number four singles 6-0, 6-0 and Swanson clinched the victory for the Tigers at the number three spot with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Niehaus. Webeler then beat Gregory by a 6-3, 6-3 score at number one and Scott Sauer topped Dalton Main by a 6-2, 6-0 score at number six. Keith defeated Gammon by a 6-1, 6-3 score at number two and the match concluded at number five with Sandager taking a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Scott.
NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship Second Round Transylvania University vs DePauw University May 05, 2007 at DePauw University; Greencastle, Indiana #8 DePauw University 9, Transylvania University 0 Singles competition 1. Evan Webeler (DEPAUW) def. Parker Gregory (TRANSY) 6-3, 6-3 2. Kortney Keith (DEPAUW) def. Lee Gammon (TRANSY) 6-1, 6-3 3. Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) def. Josh Niehaus (TRANSY) 6-2, 6-1 4. Bryan Heck (DEPAUW) def. Kyle Clayton (TRANSY) 6-0, 6-0 5. Scott Sandager (DEPAUW) def. Trevor Scott (TRANSY) 6-3, 6-2 6. Scott Sauer (DEPAUW) def. Dalton Main (TRANSY) 6-2, 6-0 Doubles competition 1. Evan Webeler/Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) def. Parker Gregory/Josh Niehaus (TRANSY) 8-4 2. Kortney Keith/Jeff Zanchelli (DEPAUW) def. Lee Gammon/Kyle Clayton (TRANSY) 8-3 3. Bryan Heck/Scott Sandager (DEPAUW) def. Trevor Scott/John Pfingston (TRANSY) 8-1 Match Notes: Transylvania University 16-5 DePauw University 21-4; National ranking #8 Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,3,1,6,2,5) NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship Second Round DePauw advances to Sunday's Noon third round match against Albion-Whitman winner T-2:10 A-75Back