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DePauw Men Headed to NCAC Semifinals after Win over Wabash

April 26, 2013

Oberlin, Ohio - Second-seeded DePauw advanced to the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship Semifinals following a 5-1 win over seventh-seeded Wabash. The Tigers improved to 9-12 and will face third-seeded Denison tomorrow at 3 p.m. The Little Giants dropped to 15-12 with the loss.

DePauw took a 2-1 win after doubles after Sam Miles and Ben Kopecky topped Wade Miller and Daniel Delgado, 8-6, at the number-one spot, and Andrew Kahn and Eric Vannatta defeated Ian Leonard and Drew Sawyer, 8-1.

The Tigers wrapped up the match with three straight-set wins. Miles defeated Miller at first singles 6-2, 6-3 with Kopecky taking a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Delgado at number two. Eric Bruynseels was a 6-3, 6-2 winner at number-six over Chase Bramlet.

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Wabash vs DePauw University
4/26/13 at Oberlin, Ohio
(Don Hunsinger Courts)

DePauw University 5, Wabash 1

 Singles competition 
1. Sam Miles (DPU) def. Wade Miller (WABM) 6-2, 6-3
2. Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Daniel Delgado (WABM) 6-3, 6-2
3. David Moss (DPU) vs. Mark Troiano (WABM) unfinished
4. Reid Garlock (DPU) vs. Nate Koelper (WABM) unfinished
5. Alec Kaczkowski (DPU) vs. Ian Leonard (WABM) unfinished
6. Eric Bruynseels (DPU) def. Chase Bramlet (WABM) 6-3, 6-2

 Doubles competition 
1. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Wade Miller/Daniel Delgado (WABM) 8-6
2. Nate Koelper/Mark Troiano (WABM) def. David Moss/Reid Garlock (DPU) 8-6
3. Andrew Kahn/Eric Vannatta (DPU) def. Ian Leonard/Drew Sawyer (WABM) 8-1

Match Notes:
Wabash 15-12
DePauw University 9-12
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