Tigers Doubles Team Advances to ITA Semis; Two Advance to Singles Round of 16

Tigers Doubles Team Advances to ITA Semis; Two Advance to Singles Round of 16

Kalamazoo, Mich. - The doubles team of Meredith Breda and Alyssa Seneviratne led DePauw's effort at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Championships as they advanced to the semifinals, while a pair of Tigers advanced to the singles round of 16.

After winning their opening two matches, Breda and Seneviratne then took down the sixth-seeded tandem of Emma Brezel and Sarah Hughes from Oberlin 9-8 (8-6) in the round of 16. They then knocked off Chicago's second-seeded duo of Rachel Kim and Alyssa Rudin by an 8-6 score in the quarterfinals. Breda and Seneviratne bowed out of the tourney in the semifinals after dropping an 8-4 decision to ninth-seeded Marjorie Antohi and Estefania Navarro of Chicago).

All three DePauw doubles teams won their opening-round matches with two advancing as far as the quarterfinals.

In singles play, Gretchen Wilder and Maddie Lee each won three matches before falling in the round of 16.

Complete DePauw results are listed below. The competition was the final of the fall for the Tigers who will resume play in February.


Tennis Tournament Results
ITA Central Region Championships
Sep 30-Oct 3, 2016 at Kalamazoo, Mich.

 Singles competition 
128  Sarah Wilder (DePauw University) def. Adrienne D'Alewyn (Ohio Wesleyan) 6-4, 2-6, 10-7
128  Meredith Breda (DePauw University) def. Caitlin Carney (Principia) 6-0, 6-0
128  Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Casey O'Toole (Ohio Wesleyan) 6-3, 6-1
128  Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Badawi, Zeana (Augustana) 4-6, 6-0, 10-2
128  Lauren O'Malley (John Carroll) def. Colleen Morris (DePauw University) 6-1, 6-0
128  Ali Bush (DePauw University) def. Kaylan Griffith (Washington U.) 6-3, 6-3
128  Maddie Lee (DePauw University) def. Cat Murphy (Ohio Wesleyan) 6-1, 6-0
64   Claire Hallock (Hope) def. Sarah Wilder (DePauw University) 6-2, 6-2
64   Goggin, Lauren (Augustana) def. Meredith Breda (DePauw University) 6-4, 6-2
64   Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Liu, Jessica (Case Western Reserve Univ.) 6-3, 6-3
64   Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Charlotte Purnode (Denison) 6-1, 6-1
64   Ali Bush (DePauw University) def. Anna Asfour (Calvin College) 6-3, 6-0
64   Maddie Lee (DePauw University) def. Mindy Borovsky (Washington U.) 6-2, 6-2
32   Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Ashley Ochsenhirt (Ohio Northern women) 6-1, 5-7, 10-4
32   Navarro, Estefania (University of Chicago) def. Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) 6-1, 6-1
32   Young, Peyton (Case Western Reserve Univ.) def. Ali Bush (DePauw University) 4-6, 6-1, 10-6
32   Maddie Lee (DePauw University) def. Quincey Glupker (Hope) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (0-6)
16   Lauren Hawley (Denison) def. Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) 6-1, 6-0
16   Antohi, Marjorie (University of Chicago) def. Maddie Lee (DePauw University) 6-0, 6-0
c64  Maggie Sweeney (Kenyon College) def. Colleen Morris (DePauw University) 8-1

Doubles competition 
64   Ali Bush/Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Sonal Bahl/Isabella Russo (Kalamazoo College) 8-5
64   Maddie Lee/Sarah Wilder (DePauw University) def. Brigitte Hodge/Celeste Woloshyn (Washington U.) 8-4
64   Meredith Breda/Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Kolman, Ava/Rettger, Rachel (Elmhurst) 8-4
32   Nancy Benda/Quincey Glupker (Hope) def. Ali Bush/Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) 8-4
32   Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Veronica Clark/Joy Li (College of Wooster) 8-3
32   Meredith Breda/Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Amanda Bandrowski/Taylor LaBarge (Hope) 8-3
16   Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) def. Beier, Lauren/Mulholland, Kennedy (Case Western Reserve Univ.) 8-5
16   Meredith Breda/Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Emma Brezel/Sarah Hughes (Oberlin College Women) 9-8 (0-6)
QF   Emma Alsup/Lauren Hawley (Denison) def. Maddie Lee/Gretchen Wilder (DePauw University) 8-5
QF   Meredith Breda/Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) def. Kim, Rachel/Rudin, Alyssa (University of Chicago) 8-6
SF   Antohi, Marjorie/Navarro, Estefania (University of Chicago) def. Meredith Breda/Alyssa Seneviratne (DePauw University) 8-4