Eighth-ranked Tigers fall to Middlebury in NCAA quarterfinals
May 15, 2007May 15, 2007, St. Louis, Mo. - DePauw's season came to an end at the NCAA Division III quarterfinals as the eighth-ranked Tigers dropped a 5-2 decision to third-ranked Middlebury. DePauw finished its season with a school-record 22 wins against just five losses, while Middlebury advanced to the semifinals with a 21-1 mark. The Panthers extended the lead to 4-2 after Marinkovic defeated Ryan Dodd by a 6-2, 6-2 score at number six and Thompson beat Scott Sauer 7-6, 6-2 at number five. DePauw's lone singles win came at the number one spot where Webeler defeated Schott 7-5, 6-2, but Middlebury's Olson clinched the match at number two with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Keith. Webeler represents DePauw in the Division III Singles Championship which begins on Friday and joins Scott Swanson in the doubles tournament.
Tennis Match Results DePauw University vs Middlebury College May 15, 2007 at St. Louis, Mo. #3 Middlebury College 5, #8 DePauw University 2 Singles competition 1. #7 Evan Webeler (DEPAUW) def. #4 Alex Scott (MIDDLE) 7-5, 6-2 2. Conrad Olson (MIDDLE) def. Kortney Keith (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-4 3. George Mayer (MIDDLE) vs. Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) 6-3, 4-4, unfinished 4. Kevin Bergesen (MIDDLE) vs. Bryan Heck (DEPAUW) 6-1, 6-6, unfinished 5. Andrew Thompson (MIDDLE) def. Scott Sauer (DEPAUW) 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 6. Filip Marinkovic (MIDDLE) def. Ryan Dodd (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-2 Doubles competition 1. #6 Evan Webeler/Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) def. #4 Alex Scott/George Mayer (MIDDLE) 8-5 2. Kevin Bergesen/Andrew Thompson (MIDDLE) def. Kortney Keith/Jeff Zanchelli (DEPAUW) 8-2 3. Filip Marinkovic/Conrad Olson (MIDDLE) def. Bryan Heck/Scott Sandager (DEPAUW) 9-7 Match Notes: DePauw University 22-5; National ranking #8 Middlebury College 21-1; National ranking #3 Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (,6,5,1,2) 2007 NCAA Division III Quarterfinals Middlebury advances to NCAA SemifinalsBack