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Tigers and Panthers Battle to 2-2 Tie

Tigers and Panthers Battle to 2-2 Tie

October 5, 2008


October 5, 2008, Birmingham, Ala. - DePauw held a 2-1 first-half lead, but host Birmingham-Southern knotted the score midway through the second half as the teams battled to a 2-2 tie. The Tigers are now 3-5-2, while the Panthers are 4-4-2.

Searena Murphy gave the hosts a 1-0 lead just 42 seconds into the contest before Jacki Ponder tied the game at 14:44. Katy Phillips gave the Tigers a 2-1 lead at 18:28 and Alicia Plotky forced the overtime at 64:54 with an assist from Emmy Hollis.

The Panthers outshot the Tigers 31-7 and held a 6-2 edge in corners. DePauw's Brooke Shipley recorded nine saves, while Ruth Hanks had two for the Panthers.

DePauw returns to action on Friday, October 10, when it hosts Hendrix at 6 p.m.