In Battle of Top-10 Teams, #DePauw Falls to #9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps  

In Battle of Top-10 Teams, #DePauw Falls to #9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps  

March 27, 2013

Claremont, Calif. - In a matchup of two teams ranked in the top 10 in NCAA Division III play, number-nine Claremont-Mudd-Scripps handed eighth-ranked DePauw a 7-2 loss.

The Tigers picked up a point in doubles play as the number-one tandem of Meg Crowley and Claire Marshall topped Kristin Lim and Abby Hayley 8-6. DePauw's lone singles win came at the third spot where Crowley topped Crystal Lim 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

DePauw dropped to 8-6 with the loss, while Claremont improved to 14-0. All six of the Tigers' losses have come to teams ranked in the top 13 in the nation.

DePauw wraps up the California trip tomorrow with a match against 18th-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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DePauw University vs Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
3/27/2013 at Claremont, Calif.

#9 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7, #8 DePauw University 2

 Singles competition 
1. Kristin Lim (CMS) def. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Abby Hayley (CMS) def. Claire Marshall (DPU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-0
3. Meg Crowley (DPU) def. Crystal Lim (CMS) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
4. Sarah Kukino (CMS) def. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Chloe Dobbert (CMS) def. Julie Wittwer (DPU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Yvonne Likomanova (CMS) def. Taylor Mahr (DPU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

 Doubles competition 
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Kristin Lim/Abby Hayley (CMS) 8-6
2. Crystal Lim/Sarah Kukino (CMS) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-4
3. Chloe Dobbert/Yvonne Likomanova (CMS) def. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) 8-6

Match Notes:
DePauw University 8-6; National ranking #8
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 14-0; National ranking #9