Sixth-ranked DePauw advances to NCAA second round

Sixth-ranked DePauw advances to NCAA second round

May 7, 2005

May 7, 2005, Granville, Ohio - The sixth-ranked DePauw women's tennis team improved to 16-6 after a 5-0 win over Washington (Mo.) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships at Denison. The Tigers take on eighth-ranked Denison on Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT for the right to advance to the national quarterfinals.

The Tigers won all three doubles matches as Liz Bondi and Jill Anderson defeated Lauren Zwick and Erin Fleming by an 8-2 score at number one. Claire Ellis and Amrita Padda beat Erica Greenberg and Becky Rovner at number two by an 8-5 count and Alex Nelson and Connie Shim defeated Kacie Cook and Ashley Cook 8-1.

The match was then played to a decision as Liz Bonti defeated Zwick at number one singles 6-1, 6-0 and Shim beat Ashley Cook at number six by a 6-1, 6-3 score.

DePauw improved to 16-6, while Washington finished its season at 9-9.


Tennis Match Results
Washington-St. Louis vs DePauw University
May 07, 2005 at Granville, Ohio

DePauw University 5, Washington-St. Louis 0
Singles competition:
1. Liz Bondi (DEP) def. Lauren Zwick (WASHU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Amrita Padda (DEP) vs. Kacie Cook (WASHU) unfinished
3. Alex Nelson (DEP) vs. Erica Greenberg (WASHU) unfinished
4. Erin Andrade (DEP) vs. Erin Fleming (WASHU) unfinished
5. Claire Ellis (DEP) vs. Sara Kabakoff (WASHU) unfinished
6. Connie Shim (DEP) def. Ashley Cook (WASHU) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles competition:
1. Liz Bondi/Jill Anderson (DEP) def. Lauren Zwick/Erin Fleming (WASHU) 8-2
2. Claire Ellis/Amrita Padda (DEP) def. Erica Greenberg/Becky Rovner (WASHU) 8-5
3. Alex Nelson/Connie Shim (DEP) def. Kacie Cook/Ashley Cook (WASHU) 8-1

Match Notes:
Washington-St. Louis 9-9
DePauw University 16-6
NCAA Division III Central Region - First Round
DePauw advances to the second round.
Will face Denison on Sunday at 1 p.m.