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#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 #16
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