Tigers compete at ITA Regional

Tigers compete at ITA Regional

October 5, 2003

Tournament Results


Springfield, Ohio - DePauw was well-represented at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Singles and Doubles Championships with Alex Nelson advancing to the semifinals in singles and the team of Nelson and Jill Anderson making it to the doubles semifinals.


Nelson made it to the semis with wins over Kelsey Webster of Prinicipia (6-1, 6-2), Kristyn Russell of Wittenberg (6-0, 6-7, 6-2), Erin Fleming of Washington, Mo. (6-2, 6-2) and Erin Coughlin of Denison (6-4, 6-4). She then lost in the semifinals to Amelia Crace of Denison 0-6, 0-6.


Nelson and Anderson opened doubles play with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Abby Undercoffer and Kelly Vance of Franklin before knocking off Amelia Crace and Lauren Parsons of Denison 6-0, 6-2. In the quarterfinals they beat Meera Damle and Shelley Elson of Washington 6-0, 6-0 before losing to Rathi Mani, Lauren Zwick of Washington 2-6, 3-6.


DePauw's complete results:



Alex Nelson
def. Kelsey Webster, Principia 6-1, 6-2 (first round)
def. Kristyn Russell, Wittenberg 6-0, 6-7, 6-2 (second round)
def. Erin Fleming, Washington 6-2, 6-2 (round of 16)
def. Erin Coughlin, Denison  6-4, 6-4 (quarterfinals)
lost to Amelia Crace, Denison 0-6, 0-6 (semifinals)


Ashley Baker

def. Becky Rovner, Washington  6-0, 6-3 (first round)

def. Betsy Netherton Albion 6-3, 6-3 (second round)

lost to Lauren Parsons, Denison 1-6, 2-6 (quarterfinals)



Claire Ellis

def. Jenny Haley, Otterbein, 6-0, 6-3 (first round)

lost to Kristen Frick, Manchester, 3-6, 3-6 (second round)



Jill Anderson

def. Meera Damle, Washington, 6-4, 6-3 (first round)

def. Emma Robinow, Wittenberg, 6-2, 6-3 (second round)

lost to Lauren Gerlach, Denison, 1-6, 3-6 (round of 16)



Lauren Zakaras

lost to Stephanie Cohn, Kenyon, 3-6, 5-7 (first round)

lost to Lauren Zwick, Washington 1-6, 2-6 (consolation first round)



Katherine Nicolson

lost to Steph Polites, Case Reserve 2-6, 1-6 (first round)

def. Andrea Isaac, Baldwin-Wallace 6-2, 6-2 (consolation first round)

def. Emily Dumas, Albion 6-4, 6-1 (consolation round of 16)

def. Ary Amerikaner, Oberlin 6-4, 6-3 (consolation quarterfinals)

lost to Kate Lavoie, Denison 2-6, 3-6 (consolation semifinals)




Jill Anderson/Alex Nelson

def. Abby Undercoffer/Kelly Vance (Franklin) 6-4, 6-3 (first round)

def. Amelia Crace/Lauren Parsons (Denison) 6-0, 6-2 (round of 16)

def. Meera Damle/Shelley Elson (Washington) 6-0, 6-0 (quarterfinals)

lost to Rathi Mani, Lauren Zwick (Washington) 2-6, 3-6 (semifinals)



Kodie Bonebrake/Katherine Nicolson

def. Amy Esh/Emily Stocker (Albion) 6-3, 6-2 (first round)

lost to Erin Fleming/Laura Greenberg (Washington) 6-3, 2-6, 0-1 (round of 16) 




Ashley Baker/Claire Ellis

def. Ashley Jones/Melanie Oleski (Ohio Northern) 7-6, 7-6 (first round)

lost to Emily Dumas/Karen Dumas (Albion) 1-6, 1-6 (round of 16)