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#16 Tigers Split Saturday Matches

#16 Tigers Split Saturday Matches

February 18, 2012

Greencastle, Ind. - The 16th-ranked men's tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule with a split at the DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center. The Tigers blanked Taylor by a 9-0 score in the morning match and lost to 19th-ranked Case Western Reserve University in the evening. DePauw is now 2-1 on the season.

Against Taylor, the Tigers won five of the six singles matches in straight sets and lost just six points in doubles.

After dropping all three doubles matches against Case Western, DePauw won at second, third and sixth singles while dropping three-set matches at first and fourth singles.

DePauw returns to action on Saturday, February 25, when it hosts 17th-ranked Carnegie Mellon at 8 a.m. and Luther at 4 p.m.


Taylor University vs DePauw University
2/18/2012 at Greencastle, Indiana
(DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Ctr)

#16 DePauw University 9, Taylor University 0

 Singles competition
1. Sam Miles (DPU) def. Jon Wegener (TAYLOR) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9)
2. Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Wes Young (TAYLOR) 6-0, 6-4
3. Michael Rardon (DPU) def. Wes Nitzsche (TAYLOR) 6-1, 6-1
4. Noah Swiler (DPU) def. Luke Tilden (TAYLOR) 6-3, 6-1
5. Chris Bertolini (DPU) def. Jon Erny (TAYLOR) 6-2, 6-3
6. Eric Hubbard (DPU) def. Andrew Gnagy (TAYLOR) 6-0, 6-1

 Doubles competition
1. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Jon Wegener/Wes Young (TAYLOR) 8-5
2. David Moss/Reid Garlock (DPU) def. Luke Tilden/Andrew Gnagy (TAYLOR) 8-1
3. Michael Rardon/Noah Swiler (DPU) def. Michael Reynolds/Kenny Cassidy (TAYLOR) 8-0

Match Notes:
DePauw University 2-0; National ranking #16


Case Western Reserve Univ. vs DePauw University
2/18/2012 at Greencastle, Indiana
(DePauw Indoor Tennis & Track Ctr.)

#19 Case Western Reserve Univ. 6, #16 DePauw University 3

 Singles competition
1. Will Drougas (CASE) def. Sam Miles (DPU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2. Ben Kopecky (DPU) def. Sean Carr (CASE) 6-2, 6-4
3. Michael Rardon (DPU) def. Kyle Gerber (CASE) 7-5, 6-1
4. Eric Klawitter (CASE) def. Noah Swiler (DPU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
5. Rohan Patel (CASE) def. Chris Bertolini (DPU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Eric Hubbard (DPU) def. Bas Van Lent (CASE) 6-3, 6-4

 Doubles competition
1. John Healey/Kyle Gerber (CASE) def. Sam Miles/Ben Kopecky (DPU) 8-6
2. Sean Carr/Richard Brunsting (CASE) def. David Moss/Reid Garlock (DPU) 8-4
3. Nicolas Howe/Will Drougas (CASE) def. Michael Rardon/Noah Swiler (DPU) 9-8 (8-6)

Match Notes:
Case Western Reserve Univ. 4-4; National ranking #19
DePauw University 2-1; National ranking #16