12th-ranked Tigers Drop Close Decision to 16th-ranked Bears

12th-ranked Tigers Drop Close Decision to 16th-ranked Bears

February 15, 2009

February 15, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  DePauw, ranked 12th in Division III, dropped to 2-1 on the season following a 5-4 loss to 16th-ranked Washington University.

The Bears took a 2-1 advantage after winning at number two and three doubles. The Tigers claimed victories at one, two and six singles. Three of the singles matches were decided in three sets with Washington claiming victories in two.

DePauw returns to action on Friday, February 27, when it competes in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Indoor Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St, Peter, Minn.

Washington University vs DePauw University
Feb 15, 2009 at Greencastle, Indiana

#16 Washington University 5, #12 DePauw University 4

 Singles competition 
1. Janelle Arita (DEPAUW) def. Erin Swaller (WASHU) 6-2, 7-6
2. Greer Mackie (DEPAUW) def. Karina Kocemba (WASHU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Jacyln Bild (WASHU) def. Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) 6-1, 6-4
4. Elise Sambol (WASHU) def. Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
5. Kalee Cassady (WASHU) def. Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
6. Kristine Lewry (DEPAUW) def. Allison Dender (WASHU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

 Doubles competition 
1. Greer Mackie/Kayla Smith (DEPAUW) def. Erin Swaller/Kalee Cassady (WASHU) 8-5
2. Karina Kocemba/Allison Dender (WASHU) def. Janelle Arita/Kelly Gebert (DEPAUW) 8-6
3. Jacyln Bild/Elise Sambol (WASHU) def. Kristine Lewry/Tricia Wilks (DEPAUW) 8-6

Match Notes:
Washington University 2-0; National ranking #16
DePauw University 2-1; National ranking #12