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Top-seed Tigers Move to SCAC Women's Tennis Semifinals after Win over Hendrix

April 24, 2009

scac-tennis.jpgApril 24, 2009, North Little Rock, Ark. —  DePauw's women improved to 14-8 and advanced to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinals following a 7-2 quarterfinal win over Hendrix.

The 12th-ranked Tigers took a 2-1 lead after doubles with wins at the number two and three slots before claiming victories at second through sixth singles.

DePauw, the defending SCAC champions, faces fourth-seed Rhodes at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.


Hendrix College vs DePauw University
Apr 24, 2009 at North Little Rock, Ark.
(Burns Park)

#12 DePauw University 7, Hendrix College 2

 Singles competition
1. Claire Mesnil (HENDRIX) def. Janelle Arita (DEPAUW) 6-3, 6-1
2. Greer Mackie (DEPAUW) def. Kwynn Biggs (HENDRIX) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-3)
3. Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) def. Caitlin Stevens (HENDRIX) 6-1, 6-1
4. Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) def. Abby Cape (HENDRIX) 6-0, 6-0
5. Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) def. Kristi Vo (HENDRIX) 6-0, 6-0
6. Kristine Lewry (DEPAUW) def. Kate Stuppy (HENDRIX) 6-0, 6-1

 Doubles competition
1. Claire Mesnil/Kwynn Biggs (HENDRIX) def. Greer Mackie/Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) 8-4
2. Janelle Arita/Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) def. Caitlin Stevens/Abby Cape (HENDRIX) 8-1
3. Kristine Lewry/Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) def. Kate Stuppy/Dorothy Schuler (HENDRIX) 8-0

Match Notes:
DePauw University 14-8; National ranking #12