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#12 Tigers Advance to NCAC Championship Match

April 27, 2012

Gambier, Ohio - DePauw, ranked 12th in Division III, advanced to the finals of the North Coast Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Championship after topping Wooster in the quarterfinals and Kenyon in the semifinals.

The Tigers opened play with a 5-0 win over Wooster as they lost just four games in the three doubles matches and posted 6-0, 6-0 wins at number two and number six singles.

In the 7-0 victory over Kenyon, DePauw again dropped just four games in doubles to take a 3-0 lead. The Tigers wrapped up the match with wins at numbers one, two, four and five singles.

DePauw improved to 16-6 with the wins and face Oberlin in the title match tomorrow at 11 a.m.

College of Wooster vs DePauw University
4/27/2012 at Gambier, OH
(Outdoor Courts)

#12 DePauw University 5, College of Wooster 0

 Singles competition
1. Kelly Gebert (DPU) vs. Ashley Stockwell (WOO) 6-0, 5-2, unfinished
2. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Kelsey Jenkins (WOO) 6-0, 6-0
3. Meg Crowley (DPU) vs. Boo Flynn (WOO) unfinished
4. Claire Marshall (DPU) vs. Lauren Grimanis (WOO) 1-6, 2-2, unfinished
5. Katie Regan (DPU) vs. Emily Linville (WOO) unfinished
6. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Rachel Dietz (WOO) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Kelly Gebert/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Rachel Dietz/Kelsey Jenkins (WOO) 8-1
2. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Lauren Gilliss/Ashley Stockwell (WOO) 8-1
3. Caroline Emhardt/Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Boo Flynn/Lauren Grimanis (WOO) 8-2

Match Notes:
College of Wooster 3-17
DePauw University 15-6; National ranking #12
First round of the NCAC Championship Tournament


DePauw University vs Kenyon College
4/27/2012 at Gambier, Ohio
(Outdoor Courts)

#12 DePauw University 7, Kenyon College 0

 Singles competition
1. Kelly Gebert (DPU) def. Amy Schlessman (KENW) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)
2. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Amanda Polster (KENW) 6-2, 6-2
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) vs. Lydia Winkler (KENW) no result
4. Katie Regan (DPU) def. Carly Bond (KENW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Samantha Betts (KENW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Julie Wittwer (DPU) vs. Stephanie White (KENW) no result

 Doubles competition
1. Kelly Gebert/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Amy Schlessman/Amanda Polster (KENW) 8-2
2. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Anna Becker/Abigail Younger (KENW) 8-1
3. Caroline Emhardt/Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Carly Bond/Lydia Winkler (KENW) 8-1

Match Notes:
DePauw University 16-6; National ranking #12
Kenyon College 10-13
NCAC Tournament Seminfinal