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Tigers Lose at 26th-ranked Whittier

March 25, 2013

Whittier, Calif. - In a match that included three of the six singles matches going three sets, DePauw dropped an 8-1 decision at 26th-ranked Whittier. DePauw slipped to 3-9 with the loss, while the Poets improved to 7-6.

The Tigers fell behind, 3-0, after doubles with 9-7 defeats at the second and third spots. Alec Kaczkowski picked up DePauw's lone singles win at number six with a 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 1-0 (11-9) victory. Ben Kopecky and David Moss won first sets at second and fourth singles, respectively, but lost the second sets and fell in close pro set tiebreaker third sets.

DePauw returns to action on Tuesday against ninth-ranked UC Santa Cruz in a match played at Pomona-Pitzer.

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DePauw University vs Whittier College
3/25/2013 at Whittier, Calif.
(Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts)

#26 Whittier College 8, DePauw University 1

 Singles competition 
1. Julian Seneviratne (WHITTIER) def. Sam Miles (DPU) 6-0, 6-4
2. David Konstantinov (WHITTIER) def. Ben Kopecky (DPU) 6-7 (7-9), 6-2, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Chris Schommer (WHITTIER) def. Chris Bertolini (DPU) 6-4, 6-3
4. Matthew Herron (WHITTIER) def. David Moss (DPU) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 1-0 (13-11)
5. Samuel Farmer (WHITTIER) def. Reid Garlock (DPU) 6-4, 7-5
6. Alec Kaczkowski (DPU) def. Andrew Hansen (WHITTIER) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)

 Doubles competition 
1. Julian Seneviratne/David Konstantinov (WHITTIER) def. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DPU) 8-4
2. Andrew Hansen/Chris Schommer (WHITTIER) def. David Moss/Reid Garlock (DPU) 9-7
3. Matthew Herron/Shogo Shimizu (WHITTIER) def. Chris Bertolini/Alec Kaczkowski (DPU) 9-7

Match Notes:
DePauw University 3-9
Whittier College 7-6; National ranking #26
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