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Eighth-ranked DePauw Blanked by Seventh-ranked Middlebury

March 26, 2013

Azusa, Calif. - In a battle of top 10 teams, seventh-ranked Middlebury improved to 4-2 with a 9-0 win over eighth-ranked DePauw. The Tigers dropped to 8-5 with the loss. All five DePauw losses have come to teams ranked 13th or higher in Division III.

Middlebury swept the doubles competition and won five of six singles matches in straight sets. DePauw's Claire Marshall won the opening set against Leah Kepping, but dropped the final two.

DePauw returns to action on Wednesday, March 27 at 13th-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

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DePauw University vs Middlebury College
3/26/2013 at Azusa, Calif.

#7 Middlebury College 9, #8 DePauw University 0

 Singles competition 
1. Lok-Sze Leung (MIDDLE) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 6-4, 6-3
2. Ria Gerger (MIDDLE) def. Meg Crowley (DPU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Leah Kepping (MIDDLE) def. Claire Marshall (DPU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
4. Margot Marchese (MIDDLE) def. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Dorrie Paradies (MIDDLE) def. Julie Wittwer (DPU) 6-2, 6-3
6. Katie Paradies (MIDDLE) def. Elizabeth Young (DPU) 6-4, 6-2

 Doubles competition 
1. Brittney Faber/Leah Kepping (MIDDLE) def. Claire Marshall/Meg Crowley (DPU) 8-0
2. Ria Gerger/Lok-Sze Leung (MIDDLE) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-2
3. Lauren Amos/Margot Marchese (MIDDLE) def. Kaitlin Pickrel/Julie Wittwer (DPU) 8-5

Match Notes:
DePauw University 8-5; National ranking #8
Middlebury College 4-2; National ranking #7
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