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10th-ranked Tigers Finish Fifth at ITA Championship

March 3, 2013

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Greencastle, Ind. - The 10th-ranked DePauw women improved to 5-1 on the season after finishing fifth at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Indoor Division III Team Championship hosted by DePauw.

The Tigers entered the tournament seeded fourth and opened against fifth-seeded and 11th-ranked Johns Hopkins and suffered a 6-3 loss. The Blue Jays went on to win the team title.

DePauw came back on Saturday to post a pair of 8-1 wins in the backdraw as it opened with a victory against 17th-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater and then topped third-seeded and seventh-ranked Washington and Lee.

Complete match scores are listed below.

The Tigers return to action on Friday, March 8, when they host Oberlin at 4:30 p.m.

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Johns Hopkins vs DePauw University
3/1/2013 at Greencastle, Ind.
(DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center)

#11 Johns Hopkins 6, #10 DePauw University 3

 Singles competition 
1. Hailey Hogan (JHUW) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Elaine Baik (JHUW) def. Meg Crowley (DPU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Shannon Herndon (JHUW) 6-4, 6-3
4. Sydney Lehman (JHUW) def. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Abby Clark (JHUW) 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Stephanie Rettig (JHUW) def. Taylor Mahr (DPU) 6-2, 6-4

 Doubles competition 
1. Hailey Hogan/Elaine Baik (JHUW) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) 8-4
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Shannon Herndon/Abby Clark (JHUW) 8-3
3. Stephanie Rettig/Sydney Lehman (JHUW) def. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) 8-6

Match Notes:
Johns Hopkins 1-0; National ranking #11
DePauw University 3-1; National ranking #10
Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship
Match #4


UW-Whitewater vs DePauw University
3/2/2013 at Greencastle, Ind.
(DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center)

#10 DePauw University 8, #17 UW-Whitewater 1

 Singles competition 
1. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Sydney Divelbiss (UWWWOM) 6-3, 6-3
2. Alexandra Bayliss (UWWWOM) def. Meg Crowley (DPU) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Jackie Vitale (UWWWOM) 6-4, 6-3
4. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Megan Kasten (UWWWOM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Lauren Aguilar (UWWWOM) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
6. Elizabeth Young (DPU) def. Erika Williams (UWWWOM) 6-1, 6-3

 Doubles competition 
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Sydney Divelbiss/Alexandra Bayliss (UWWWOM) 8-3
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Megan Kasten/Jackie Vitale (UWWWOM) 8-6
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Lauren Aguilar/Kelly Foster (UWWWOM) 8-4

Match Notes:
UW-Whitewater 10-2; National ranking #17
DePauw University 4-1; National ranking #10
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)
Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship
Match 5


Washington and Lee University vs DePauw University
3/2/2013 at Greencastle, Ind.
(DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center)

#10 DePauw University 8, #7 Washington and Lee University 1

 Singles competition 
1. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Sonja Meighan (W&L) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5)
2. Meg Crowley (DPU) def. Meghan Buell (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Allison Hupalo (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
4. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Claire Cahill (W&L) 6-3, 6-3
5. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Christina Douglas (W&L) 6-1, 6-1
6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)

 Doubles competition 
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Meghan Buell/Claire Cahill (W&L) 8-4
2. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (W&L) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-4
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Cameron Dorsey/Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 8-3

Match Notes:
Washington and Lee University 2-2; National ranking #7
DePauw University 5-1; National ranking #10
Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship
5th/6th Place Match
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