Number-23 DePauw Blanks Wabash; Faces Denison in NCAC Semifinals
Granville, Ohio - The 23rd-ranked Tigers improved to 14-6 and advanced to the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals following a 5-0 win over Wabash in the quarterfinal round. The Little Giants dropped to 11-16. DePauw faces Denison in tomorrow's 11 a.m. match.
DePauw's third doubles squad of Patrick Farrell and Harold Martin defeated Mazin Hakim and Nate Koelper by an 8-3 count before Sam Miles and Ben Kopecky were 8-4 winners at first doubles over Wade Miller and Michael Makio. The second doubles duo of Eric Vannatta and Alec Kaczkowski were 8-3 victors over Mark Troiano and Graham McMullen to complete the sweep.
Farrell defeated Troiano at third singles by a 6-2, 6-3 score before Miles wrapped up the win with a 6-4, 6-3 triumph at first singles.