Indianapolis, Ind. -- DePauw, the fifth seed in the 2018 NCAC Women's Tennis Championship, gave the No. 1 seed Kenyon a run on Saturday but ultimately fell in the semifinals 5-3.
DePauw took an early 2-1 lead after doubles play with wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 flights. Megan Galle and Sarah Wilder picked up an 8-2 win, and Alyssa Seneviratne and Colleen Morris won 8-1. The team of Meredith Breda and Amanda Showalter fell at the No. 2 spot 8-3.
In singles action, Kenyon took 6-3, 6-1 wins at the top two flights to take a 3-2 advantage. Ali Bush fell 6-0, 6-2 at the No. 4 flight, and Showalter could not mount a third set comeback at the No. 5 spot 6-3, 6-7, 6-0.
At the No. 6 flight, Wilder won 6-3, 6-3. Breda's match at No. 3 went unfinished.
DePauw is 8-13 after the loss, while Kenyon moves to 19-2.
DePauw will play in the third-place match at 2 p.m. Sunday and will face No. 3 seed Oberlin.