Third-ranked Tigers Set School Record with 20th Straight Win
March 27, 2008
March 27, 2008, Fort Myers, Fla. - Third-ranked DePauw established the school record for consecutive wins in a season as it picked up its 20th straight after defeating St. Olaf and Wisconsin-Whitewater at the Gene Cusic Classic.
The Tigers defeated St. Olaf by a 9-0 scored and Wisconsin-Whitewater, 6-3. The shutout over St. Olaf marked the Tigers' 10th straight shutout of the season and 13th overall.
In the St. Olaf win, DePauw scored four in the first and fourth innings and one in the second in the game shortened to five innings due to the eight-run rule.
Rachel Gill and Carolyn Barlett each collected three of DePauw's 10 hits, while Brianne Weeks added two. Bartlett drove in four and Gill followed with three RBI.
Megan Soultz started and pitched two innings of hitless ball before Kristin Barrow pitched the final three and allowed two hits in improving to 2-0.
DePauw scored two runs each in the first, fourth and fifth innings against Wisconsin-Whitewater, while the Warhawks scored twice in the second and once in the sixth. The run in the second snapped DePauw's streak of 62 2/3 consecutive innings of scoreless defense.
Ashlee Anton, Brianne Weeks, Kaitlyn Davitt and Chelsy Patterson each collected two of DePauw's nine hits, while Soultz gave up five hits in improving to 18-1.
The Tigers wrap up the week with an 11 a.m. contest tomorrow against MIT.