DePauw Falls to Ninth-ranked UC Santa Cruz
March 26, 2013
Claremont, Calif. - DePauw dropped to 3-10 on the season following a 6-3 loss to ninth-ranked UC Santa Cruz.
The Tigers jumped out to 2-1 lead after doubles play with Sam Miles and Ben Kopecky defeating Erich Koenig and George Goetz at the number-one spot, 9-8 (7-5) and the number-two team of David Moss and Reid Garlock topping Bryce Bettwy and Erik Rosner, 8-6.
The Banana Slugs, however, claimed wins at first through fifth singles. Alec Kaczkowski came up with DePauw's lone win in singles as he bet Erik Rosner at number six by a 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4) score.
DePauw finishes its California trip tomorrow with a match at the 28th-ranked team in Division II UC San Diego.
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DePauw University vs UC Santa Cruz 3/26/2013 at Claremont, Calif. (Pomona-Pitzer) #9 UC Santa Cruz 6, DePauw University 3 Singles competition 1. Erich Koenig (UCSC) def. Sam Miles (DPU) 6-1, 6-2 2. Andre Halabi (UCSC) def. Ben Kopecky (DPU) 6-4, 6-3 3. Bryce Bettwy (UCSC) def. Chris Bertolini (DPU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1) 4. Sam Rodgers (UCSC) def. David Moss (DPU) 6-3, 6-3 5. Eli Scandalis (UCSC) def. Reid Garlock (DPU) 6-4, 6-3 6. Alec Kaczkowski (DPU) def. Erik Rosner (UCSC) 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4) Doubles competition 1. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Erich Koenig/George Goetz (UCSC) 9-8 (7-5) 2. David Moss/Reid Garlock (DPU) def. Bryce Bettwy/Erik Rosner (UCSC) 8-6 3. Max Littlejohn/Andre Halabi (UCSC) def. Chris Bertolini/Alec Kaczkowski (DPU) 8-3 Match Notes: DePauw University 3-10 UC Santa Cruz 8-7; National ranking #9Back