#16 Tigers Open Spring Season with Loss to #4 Maroons
February 17, 2012
Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw, ranked 16th in Division III, dropped its opening match of the spring season by an 8-1 score to fourth-ranked University of Chicago.
The Tigers picked up their lone win at number-three doubles as Julie Wittwer and Kaitlin Pickrel topped Kelsey McGillis and Megan Tang by an 8-6 score.
DePauw opens North Coast Athletic Conference play on Sunday, February 19, when it travels to Ohio Wesleyan for a Noon match.
Chicago vs DePauw University 2/17/2012 at Greencastle, Indiana (DePauw Tennis and Track Center) #4 Chicago 8, #16 DePauw University 1 Singles competition 1. Kendra Higgins (UCW) def. Kelly Gebert (DPU) 6-0, 6-0 2. Jennifer Kung (UCW) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 6-4, 6-2 3. Carmen VacaGuzman (UCW) def. Meg Crowley (DPU) 6-1, 6-0 4. Kelsey McGillis (UCW) def. Julie Wittwer (DPU) 7-5, 0-1, retired 5. Linden Li (UCW) def. Claire Marshall (DPU) 6-4, 6-1 6. Megan Tang (UCW) def. Katie Regan (DPU) 7-5, 6-2 Doubles competition 1. Kendra Higgins/Carmen VacaGuzman (UCW) def. Kelly Gebert/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-3 2. Linden Li/Jennifer Kung (UCW) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) 8-6 3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Kelsey McGillis/Megan Tang (UCW) 8-6 Match Notes: Chicago 4-0; National ranking #4 DePauw University 0-1; National ranking #16Back