Santa Barbara, Calif. -- DePauw traveled west and began their spring break with a 7-2 loss at Westmont (7-6) on Tuesday.
DePauw did not have much luck elsewhere against the 12th ranked team in the NAIA. In doubles play, the No. 1 team of Patrick Farrell and John Daseke lost 8-4, and the No. 2 team of Dan Rodefeld and Matt Santen lost 9-8 (7-5).
In singles action, Rodefeld and Santen lost 6-2, 6-3 at the one and two flights respectively. Farrell lost in three sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.
The Tigers (4-6) will look to rebound Wednesday when they take on Williams.