Tigers Split Matches at Midwest Invitational; Play for Fifth Place Tomorrow

Tigers Split Matches at Midwest Invitational; Play for Fifth Place Tomorrow

Madison, Wis. - DePauw lost to ninth-ranked Chicago in its opening match of the Midwest Invitational, but came back with a 6-3 win over 33rd-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater in the back draw. The 7-9 Tigers face Gustavus Adolphus for fifth place tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. CDT.

In the loss to the top-seeded Maroons, the number-two doubles team of Colleen Morris and Emma Love picked up the Tigers' point with an 8-4 win over Marjorie Antohi and Lauren Park.

The Tigers' win over the Warhawks came just nine days after they lost by a 7-2 score on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Morris and Love again picked up a win at second doubles with an 8-2 victory over Sabrina Palavra and Jessica Minkov, while the top duo of Megan Galle and Sarah Wilder were 8-6 victors over Gabi Kitchell and Julie Martin.

In singles play, Amanda Showalter defeated Martin by a 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) score at the second position with Morris coming back for a win at third singles over Paige Nierman 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (10-3). At fifth singles, Wilder defeated Elisa Ha 6-2, 6-2 and Ali Bush took a 6-1, 6-0 victory at sixth singles over Madeline Slicker.