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Seventh-ranked DePauw Travels to Butler for Exhibition

November 9, 2009

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November 9, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  Coming off a 22-6 season and with the return of 11 letterwinners including three starters from last year, the Tigers travel to Division I Butler for tonight's 7 p.m. exhibition game at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

DePauw made its sixth straight NCAA Division III tournament appearance last year and enter the 2009-10 season ranked seventh in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Poll and 12th by D3hoops.com.

The Tigers return a pair of third team all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference players in junior guard Katie Mathews and senior forward Emily Marshall. Mathews averaged 9.2 points and 3.5 assists per game last year, while Marshall scored at a 9.0 clip and hauled down 9.4 rebounds per outing.

Junior guard Brianna Frigerio also returns after averaging 5.3 points per game last year. Senior forward Jenna Fernandez (pictured) missed last year due to injury, but was a starter in 2007-08 when she averaged 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.

Head coach Kris Huffman enters her 17th season with the Tigers. Her teams have posted a 354-92 record which included the 2007 NCAA Division III National Championship.

 

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