#30 DePauw Drop 7-2 Decision at Vincennes

#30 DePauw Drop 7-2 Decision at Vincennes

April 18, 2012

Vincennes, Ind. - In a match that included three of the six singles matches going three sets, Vincennes topped DePauw, 7-2. The Tigers, ranked 30th in Division III, dropped to 14-6, while the Trailblazers, ranked third in the latest junior college rankings, improved to 18-4.

DePauw's doubles team of Michael Rardon and Chris Bertolini topped David White and Fergus Knies by an 8-4 score at the third flight and the number one duo of Eric Hubbard and David Moss lost in a tiebreaker as Vincennes took a 2-1 lead.

Noah Swiler collected a 6-0, 6-2 win over Knies at number-six singles, while Hubbard, Moss and Eric Bruynseels each dropped the first sets of their matches and battled back to force a third set in each before losing.

The Tigers travel to Washington-St. Louis on Saturday and host Denison in a North Coast Athletic Conference match on Sunday.

Vincennes vs DePauw University
4/18/2012 at Vincennes, Ind.

Vincennes 7, #30 DePauw University 2

 Singles competition
1. Jose Luis Soto (VIN) def. Michael Rardon (DPU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Jose Andres Zaatini (VIN) def. Chris Bertolini (DPU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Rafael Bulnes (VIN) def. Eric Hubbard (DPU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
4. Edward Spillman (VIN) def. David Moss (DPU) 7-5, 2-6, 6-3
5. David White (VIN) def. Eric Bruynseels (DPU) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Noah Swiler (DPU) def. Fergus Knies (VIN) 6-0, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Jose Luis Soto/Jose Andres Zaatini (VIN) def. Eric Hubbard/David Moss (DPU) 9-8 (7-1)
2. Rafael Bulnes/Edward Spillman (VIN) def. Steven Pjevach/Philip Jackley (DPU) 8-5
3. Michael Rardon/Chris Bertolini (DPU) def. David White/Fergus Knies (VIN) 8-4

Match Notes:
Vincennes 18-4
DePauw University 14-6; National ranking #30
Vincennes ranked 3rd in latest Junior College poll