DePauw opens NCAA play with 5-0 win over Kenyon
May 5, 2006May 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The sixth-ranked Tigers opened NCAA Division III play with a 5-0 win over 25th-ranked Kenyon. DePauw advances to Saturday's second round where they will face Denison which defeated Washington-St. Louis, 5-0 in the other first-round match. The Tigers swept all three doubles matches with Liz Bondi and Amrita Padda defeating Ashley Kriwinsky and Sallie Crawford at number one by an 8-2 score. Erin Andrade and Connie Shim defeated Molly Yost and Melissa Harwin, 8-1, while Alex Nelson and Betsey Flanzer beat Erica Lundberg and Meredith Brown by an 8-1 count. Bondi then defeated Kriwinsky at number one singles by scores of 6-1, 6-3 and Nelson clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Crawford. DePauw improved to 23-1 with the win, while Kenyon finished the season at 16-8.
Kenyon College vs DePauw University May 05, 2006 at Greencastle, Indiana #6 DePauw University 5, #25 Kenyon College 0 Singles competition 1. Liz Bondi (DEPAUW) def. Ashley Kriwinsky (KENYON) 6-1, 6-3 2. Amrita Padda (DEPAUW) vs. Melissa Harwin (KENYON) 6-3, 4-1, unfinished 3. Alex Nelson (DEPAUW) def. Sallie Crawford (KENYON) 6-3, 6-3 4. Betsey Flanzer (DEPAUW) vs. Paige MacDonald (KENYON) 2-6, 2-2, unfinished 5. Connie Shim (DEPAUW) vs. Molly Yost (KENYON) 6-2, 5-1, unfinished 6. Ashley Baker (DEPAUW) vs. Alexis Marino (KENYON) 5-7, 1-1, unfinished Doubles competition 1. Liz Bondi/Amrita Padda (DEPAUW) def. Ashley Kriwinsky/Sallie Crawford (KENYON) 8-2 2. Erin Andrade/Connie Shim (DEPAUW) def. Molly Yost/Melissa Harwin (KENYON) 8-1 3. Alex Nelson/Betsey Flanzer (DEPAUW) def. Erica Lundberg/Meredith Brown (KENYON) 8-1 Match Notes: Kenyon College 16-8; National ranking #25 DePauw University 23-1; National ranking #6 Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (1,3) NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship first-round match DePauw advances to Saturday's 4 p.m. second-round match T-2:00Back