May 18, 2007, St. Louis, Mo. - DePauw's Evan Webeler advanced to the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship qaurterfinals following a pair of wins on the opening day of competition and teamed with Scott Swanson for a doubles victory that also propelled the duo to the quarerfinals.
Webeler opened singles play with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Kareem Mansur of Rhodes and then topped Jared Kamel of California-Santa Cruz 7-6, 6-3. He will play Andy Bryan of Gustavus Adolphus in Saturday morning's quarterfinal.
In the opening round of doubles play, Webeler and Swanson beat Eric Caudill and Jeff Zenisek of Virginia Wesleyan U. 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. The doubles team faces Kevin Bergesen and Andrew Thompson of Middlebury on Saturday.