#8 Tigers Improve to 14-2 with Win over Erskine
March 26, 2010
March 25, 2010, Hilton Head Island, S.C. — The eighth-ranked Tigers improved to 14-2 and wrapped up their spring trip with a 6-3 win over Erskine on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
DePauw's number-two doubles team of Janelle Arita and Kelly Gebert picked up an 8-6 win over Abby O'Reilly and Victoria Stephens, while the number-three tandem of Tricia Wilks and Taylor Prodromos gave the Tigers a 2-1 lead with an 8-1 victory over Nikki Miller and Bridget McKenna.
DePauw then won at third through sixth singles to take the win. Greer Mackie beat O'Reilly at number three by a 6-1, 6-4 score and Kayla Smith defeated Stephens 6-1,6-1 at the number four spot.
Wilks topped Miller at fifth singles by a 6-1, 6-1 score and Courtney Griffin took a 6-0, 6-1 win over Hannah Fisher at sixth singles.
The Tigers return to action on April 2-3 at the Midwest Regional in Madison, Wis.
Erskine College vs DePauw University
3/25/2010 at Hilton Head Island, S.C.
#8 DePauw University 6, Erskine College 3
1. Tessa Rheault (ERSKINE) def. Janelle Arita (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-2
2. Britton Bignon (ERSKINE) def. Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) 7-5, 6-2
3. Greer Mackie (DEPAUW) def. Abby O'Reilly (ERSKINE) 6-1, 6-4
4. Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) def. Victoria Stephens (ERSKINE) 6-1, 6-1
5. Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) def. Nikki Miller (ERSKINE) 6-1, 6-1
6. Courtney Griffin (DEPAUW) def. Hannah Fisher (ERSKINE) 6-0, 6-1
1. Tessa Rheault/Britton Bignon (ERSKINE) def. Greer Mackie/Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) 8-5
2. Janelle Arita/Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) def. Abby O'Reilly/Victoria Stephens (ERSKINE) 8-6
3. Tricia Wilks/Taylor Prodromos (DEPAUW) def. Nikki Miller/Bridget McKenna (ERSKINE) 8-1
DePauw University 14-2; National ranking #8