Eighth-ranked DePauw Sweeps Banana Slugs and Poets

Eighth-ranked DePauw Sweeps Banana Slugs and Poets

March 25, 2013

Claremont/Whittier, Calif. - The eighth-ranked Tigers picked up two more wins and improved to 8-4 with a 7-2 victory over 28th-ranked UC Santa Cruz and an 8-1 triumph at Whittier. 

Against UC Santa Cruz DePauw took a 2-1 lead after doubles with Caroline Emhardt and Maggie MacPhail picking up an 8-5 win at the number-two spot and Julie Wittwer and Kaitlin Pickrel taking an 8-6 victory at number three.

The Tigers then won five of six singles matches from the Banana Slugs including a trio of three setters.

In the evening match at Whittier, the Tigers swept the doubles and took home wins at second through sixth singles against the Poets.

DePauw faces Middlebury on Tuesday in a match at Azusa Pacific University at 3 p.m. PDT.

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DePauw University vs UC Santa Cruz
3/25/2013 at Claremont, Calif.

#8 DePauw University 7, #28 UC Santa Cruz 2

 Singles competition 
1. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Ariana Mokhtari (UCSC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Alexandra Scotten (UCSC) def. Meg Crowley (DPU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Laura Wade (UCSC) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
4. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Courtney Lymburner (UCSC) 6-2, 6-4
5. Elizabeth Young (DPU) def. Mary Collins (UCSC) 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (12-10)
6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Caitlin Mannix (UCSC) 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4)

 Doubles competition 
1. Alexandra Scotten/Laura Wade (UCSC) def. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) 8-3
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Ariana Mokhtari/Mary Collins (UCSC) 8-5
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Courtney Lymburner/Caitlin Mannix (UCSC) 8-6

Match Notes:
DePauw University 7-4; National ranking #8
UC Santa Cruz 8-5; National ranking #28

DePauw University vs Whittier College
3/25/2013 at Whitter, Calif.

#8 DePauw University 8, Whittier College 1

 Singles competition 
1. Maegan Zamilpa (WC) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Meg Crowley (DPU) def. Liliana Serylo (WC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Adrienne Hamada (WC) 6-4, 6-3
4. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Benay Weintraub (WC) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
5. Elizabeth Young (DPU) def. Bree Campanero (WC) 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)
6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Lauren Gelgur (WC) 6-0, 6-1

 Doubles competition 
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Maegan Zamilpa/Liliana Serylo (WC) 8-2
2. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Adrienne Hamada/Benay Weintraub (WC) 8-2
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Lauren Gelgur/Bree Campanero (WC) 8-0

Match Notes:
DePauw University 8-4; National ranking #8
Whittier College 6-4