DePauw opens NCAA play with 5-0 win over Kenyon

DePauw opens NCAA play with 5-0 win over Kenyon

May 5, 2006

May 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - The sixth-ranked Tigers opened NCAA Division III play with a 5-0 win over 25th-ranked Kenyon. DePauw advances to Saturday's second round where they will face Denison which defeated Washington-St. Louis, 5-0 in the other first-round match.

The Tigers swept all three doubles matches with Liz Bondi and Amrita Padda defeating Ashley Kriwinsky and Sallie Crawford at number one by an 8-2 score. Erin Andrade and Connie Shim defeated Molly Yost and Melissa Harwin, 8-1, while Alex Nelson and Betsey Flanzer beat Erica Lundberg and Meredith Brown by an 8-1 count.

Bondi then defeated Kriwinsky at number one singles by scores of 6-1, 6-3 and Nelson clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Crawford.

DePauw improved to 23-1 with the win, while Kenyon finished the season at 16-8.

Kenyon College vs DePauw University
May 05, 2006 at Greencastle, Indiana

#6 DePauw University 5, #25 Kenyon College 0

 Singles competition 
1. Liz Bondi (DEPAUW) def. Ashley Kriwinsky (KENYON) 6-1, 6-3
2. Amrita Padda (DEPAUW) vs. Melissa Harwin (KENYON) 6-3, 4-1, unfinished
3. Alex Nelson (DEPAUW) def. Sallie Crawford (KENYON) 6-3, 6-3
4. Betsey Flanzer (DEPAUW) vs. Paige MacDonald (KENYON) 2-6, 2-2, unfinished
5. Connie Shim (DEPAUW) vs. Molly Yost (KENYON) 6-2, 5-1, unfinished
6. Ashley Baker (DEPAUW) vs. Alexis Marino (KENYON) 5-7, 1-1, unfinished

 Doubles competition 
1. Liz Bondi/Amrita Padda (DEPAUW) def. Ashley Kriwinsky/Sallie Crawford (KENYON) 8-2
2. Erin Andrade/Connie Shim (DEPAUW) def. Molly Yost/Melissa Harwin (KENYON) 8-1
3. Alex Nelson/Betsey Flanzer (DEPAUW) def. Erica Lundberg/Meredith Brown (KENYON) 8-1

Match Notes:
Kenyon College 16-8; National ranking #25
DePauw University 23-1; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (1,3)
NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship first-round match
DePauw advances to Saturday's 4 p.m. second-round match