Oberlin, Ohio - Oberlin scored twice in the final five minutes and defeated DePauw, 12-10, in the Tigers' opening North Coast Athletic Conference game of the season. DePauw dropped tp 1-5 overall, while the Yeowomen are 3-3 overall and 2-0 in conference play.
Oberlin took its biggest lead of the first half at 6-3 before Emily Howard's goal with 40 seconds left cut the halftime deficit to 6-4. Howard and Kate Flynn evened the score early in the second. The teams alternated goals throughout the second half. DePauw tied the contest at 10-10 on Emma Kennedy's score with 6:26 left before Sabrina Deleonibus put Oberlin ahead with 4:54 left and Kyra Aviles added the insurance score with 2:54 remaining.
Kathryn Hopkins stopped 12 shots for DePauw with Siena Marcelle totaling six saves for Oberlin and Maranada Phillips three.
Oberlin outshot DePauw, 36-26, and held an 18-7 advantage in draw contols. DePauw committed 23 turnovers to Oberlin's 26 and the Tigers led in ground balls, 22-16.
DePauw returns to action on Monday, March 25, with a 6 p.m. CDT contest against Berry at Sewanee.