#13 DePauw Women Open NCAA Play on Thursday

#13 DePauw Women Open NCAA Play on Thursday

May 6, 2013


Greencastle, Ind. - The 13th-ranked and 17-7 DePauw women's tennis team opens NCAA Division III Championships play on Thursday, May 9, when it faces Hope College (13-6) in a first-round match at Washington University-St. Louis.

Thursday's other first-round matches at the site include Wheaton (Ill.) vs. Principia and Coe vs. Franklin.

Friday's second-round features the Wheaton-Principia winner against the host and 12th-ranked Bears, while the DePauw-Hope winner takes on the Coe-Hope victor. The remaining two teams battle on Saturday with that winner advancing to the NCAA quarterfinals. For the complete schedule with links to live stats and results, please visit Washington University's host site.

The Tigers earned automatic qualification into their 12th overall NCAA appearance and ninth straight after winning the North Coast Athletic Conference championship. DePauw has a 10-11 all-time tournament record including quarterfinals appearances in 2003 and 2006.

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