Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw scored three times in the opening six minutes on the way to a 12-6 win over visiting Hope at Reavis Stadium. Both teams are now 5-3 on the season.
The Tigers got out to a 3-0 lead with the help of a pair of extra-man goals before Hope reached the board midway through the opening period. The Tigers added one more in the first and outscored the Flying Dutchmen, 3-0, in the second for a 7-1 halftime lead.
Hope closed the gap to 9-6 midway through the fourth, but the Tigers finished the game with three goals in the final 5:56 for the victory.
Charlie Robson had eight saves for DePauw, while Nick Schanhals totaled nine stops for Hope.
Andrew Caris, Nick Bazany and Schanhals each had four ground balls for Hope with Josh Blackburn leading with three caused turnovers.
Hope won 12 of the 21 faceoffs, but DePauw converted on 4-of-5 extra-man chances.
DePauw hosts Wabash on Tuesday, April 4, at 6 p.m.