Tigers' Season Comes to End in NCAA Third Round
May 4, 2008
May 4, 2008, St. Louis, Mo. - The 16th-ranked Tigers' season came to an end following a 6-0 loss to fifth-ranked Washington University in the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championship third round.
DePauw finished the season with a 19-7 record, while the Bears advanced to the national quarterfinals with an 18-4 record.
Washington took a 3-0 lead after winning all three doubles matches. Isaac Stein and Max Woods topped Cameron Nash and Hunter Schouweiler by an 8-2 score at the number three slot before Charlie Cutler and Chris Hoeland defeated Kortney Keith and Scott Swanson at number one by an 8-6 score.
The Bears' number-one duo of Nirmal Choradia and John Watts wrapped up doubles play with an 8-5 victory over Will Gates and Bryan Heck.
Woods defeated Scott Sauer at number-four singles by a 6-1, 6-0 score before Hoeland defeated Evan Hunter at number five by a 6-1, 6-3 count and Stein topped Gates, 6-3, 6-2 at number six.
DePauw University vs Washington University May 04, 2008 at St. Louis, Mo. (Tao Tennis Center) #5 Washington University 6, #16 DePauw University 0 Singles competition 1. #3 John Watts (WASHU) vs. Kortney Keith (DEPAUW) 6-3, 3-2, unfinished 2. #18 Charlie Cutler (WASHU) vs. Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) 6-6, unfinished 3. Danny Levy (WASHU) vs. Bryan Heck (DEPAUW) 6-4, 0-3, unfinished 4. Max Woods (WASHU) def. Scott Sauer (DEPAUW) 6-1, 6-0 5. Chris Hoeland (WASHU) def. Evan Hunter (DEPAUW) 6-1, 6-3 6. Isaac Stein (WASHU) def. Will Gates (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-2 Doubles competition 1. #3 Charlie Cutler/Chris Hoeland (WASHU) def. #10 Kortney Keith/Scott Swanson (DEPAUW) 8-6 2. Nirmal Choradia/John Watts (WASHU) def. Will Gates/Bryan Heck (DEPAUW) 8-5 3. Isaac Stein/Max Woods (WASHU) def. Cameron Nash/Hunter Schouweiler (DEPAUW) 8-2 Match Notes: DePauw University 19-7; National ranking #16 Washington University 18-4; National ranking #5 Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,5,6) 2008 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Central Region Championship Washington U. advances to NCAA Quarterfinals in Lewiston, MaineBack