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#17 DePauw Advances to NCAA Women's Tennis Third Round with Win over #30 Wheaton

May 13, 2011

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May 13, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw, ranked 17th in Division III, advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships following a 5-1 win over 30th-ranked  Wheaton (Ill.) College. The Tigers improved to 14-9 and advanced to Saturday's Noon third-round match where they'll face the winner of the Denison-Albion match. The Thunder finished their season at 21-3.

DePauw swept the doubles play to take a 3-0 lead as the number-three team of Tricia Wilks and Lizzy Whitlatch topped Sarah Ray and Kirsten Boyer by an 8-4 score. The Tigers' number-one tandem of Janelle Arita and Kelly Gebert made it 2-0 with an 8-3 victory over Elizabeth Worsowicz and Sara Federschmidt before Elizabeth Young and Meg Crowley completed the sweep at second doubles with an 8-3 win over Lindsey Hallett and Marissa Shults.

The Tigers extended the lead to 4-0 as Katie Regan defeated Shults by a 6-3, 6-2 score at number-six singles. Wheaton made it 4-1 as Boyer defeated Young 6-3, 7-5 at number-five, but Arita closed out the match with a 6-4 6-2 win at the number-one slot over Worsowicz. 

 

Wheaton College vs DePauw University
5/13/2011 at Greencastle, Indiana
(Blackstock Courts)

#17 DePauw University 5, #30 Wheaton College 1

 Singles competition
1. Janelle Arita (DEPAUW) def. Elizabeth Worsowicz (WHEATON) 6-4, 6-2
2. Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) vs. Sara Federschmidt (WHEATON) 7-5, 4-6, unfinished
3. Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) vs. Lindsey Hallett (WHEATON) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, unfinished
4. Meg Crowley (DEPAUW) vs. Sarah Ray (WHEATON) 6-2, 3-6, 2-1, unfinished
5. Kirsten Boyer (WHEATON) def. Elizabeth Young (DEPAUW) 6-3, 7-5
6. Katie Regan (DEPAUW) def. Marissa Shults (WHEATON) 6-2, 6-3

 Doubles competition
1. Janelle Arita/Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) def. Elizabeth Worsowicz/Sara Federschmidt (WHEATON) 8-3
2. Elizabeth Young/Meg Crowley (DEPAUW) def. Lindsey Hallett/Marissa Shults (WHEATON) 8-3
3. Tricia Wilks/Lizzy Whitlatch (DEPAUW) def. Sarah Ray/Kirsten Boyer (WHEATON) 8-4

Match Notes:
Wheaton College 21-3; National ranking #30
DePauw University 14-9; National ranking #17
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,5,1)
NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Second Round
DePauw advances to NCAA Women's Tennis Championship Third Round to face Denison/
Albion winner

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