Tigers Knock off Top-Ranked Trinity for Second Straight SCAC Title
April 27, 2008
April 27, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The 19th-ranked Tigers edged top-ranked Trinity, 5-4, and captured their second straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title. With the win, DePauw improved to 18-6 on the season and earned the conference's automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championship. Trinity dropped to 19-6 with the loss.
Trinity took a 2-1 lead after winning first and third doubles, but the Tigers picked up straight set wins at third through sixth singles for the win.
Pairings for the NCAA Championships will be announced on Monday.
Trinity (Texas) University vs DePauw University
Apr 27, 2008 at Greencastle, Indiana
#19 DePauw University 5, #1 Trinity (Texas) University 4
1. Oliver Gaines (TRINITY) def. Kortney Keith (DEPAUW) 6-4, 7-5
2. James Furr (TRINITY) def. Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
3. Bryan Heck (DEPAUW) def. Varun Munjal (TRINITY) 6-1, 6-3
4. Scott Sandager (DEPAUW) def. Bobby Cocanougher (TRINITY) 6-3, 6-4
5. Scott Sauer (DEPAUW) def. Ryan DeSantis (TRINITY) 6-2, 6-0
6. Evan Hunter (DEPAUW) def. Crisanto Ramirez (TRINITY) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
1. Oliver Gaines/Ryan DeSantis (TRINITY) def. Kortney Keith/Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) 8-2
2. Bryan Heck/Scott Sandager (DEPAUW) def. Bobby Cocanougher/Cory Kowal (TRINITY) 8-5
3. James Furr/Crisanto Ramirez (TRINITY) def. Cameron Nash/Hunter Schouweiler (DEPAUW) 8-3
Trinity (Texas) University 19-6; National ranking #1
DePauw University 18-6; National ranking #19
2008 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Championship Match