Battling Bishops Little Problem for Tigers

Battling Bishops Little Problem for Tigers

The No. 22 DePauw women's tennis team kicked off North Coast Athletic Conference West Division Play on Friday with an 8-1 victory over Ohio Wesleyan.

The Tigers got off to a quick start in doubles play, giving up just four games between the three matches. At No. 1 doubles Maddie Lee and Gretchen Wilder won 8-1; at No. 2 doubles Alyssa Senevirante and Ali Bush won 8-2; and at No. 3 doubles Megan Galle and Colleen Morris won 8-1.

In singles action, Galle at No. 6 singles made quick work of her opposition with a 6-0, 6-0 win. Wilder was right behind with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles.

Morris won at No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-4; Lee won at No. 1 singles 6-3, 6-1; and Bush won at No. 4 singles 6-1, 6-4. Senevirante took the lone loss at No. 2 singles to Lauren Corcoran 6-2, 6-3.

The win moves DePauw to 8-9 overall and 1-0 in the NCAC West. Denison holds the top spot in the division at 2-0, but the two teams meet Saturday at DePauw where the women will host the Big Red at 9:30 a.m. and Wittenberg at 2 p.m. to close the regular season.