DePauw Sweeps North Park and Millikin

DePauw Sweeps North Park and Millikin

Decatur, Ill. - DePauw improved to 12-5 overall after taking wins over North Park 3-0 (25-20, 25-9, 25-15) and Millikin 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-22) this afternoon in matches played at Millikin.

The Tigers hit .286 in the blanking of North Park as Elisabeth Wilson and Haley Bitzer each totaled eight saves and hit .467.

Faith Rolwes and Keegan Kollias finished with 14 assists each as the Tigers totaled 42 kills. Keely McGrath led the way with three aces and 13 digs, while Rachael Lenderman and Wilson each had two of DePauw's nine aces. Wilson led DePauw with four block assists.

Hayley Brake and Lauren Wiltsie each had five kills for the Vikings, while Abigail McKowen assisted on five of the team's 15 kills. Karen Rosales led with 11 digs. North Park dropped to 7-12 with the loss.

Lauren Falotico and Suzanne Peters led the Tigers with 12 kills in the win over Millikin, while Nicole Burge followed with 11. Rolwes assisted on 44 of the Tigers' 57 kills with Wilson recording two aces. McGrath had a team-high 27 digs, while Falotico and Wilson totaled four blocks.

Erin Syversen paced the Big blue with 21 kills, while Emily Mihalkanin assisted on 37 of the team's 49 kills. Cassidy Kingery had a team-best 29 digs and Courtney Bohn totaled two blocks. Millikin dropped to 15-7 with the loss.

DePauw returns to North Coast Athletic Conference action tomorrow at 2 p.m. when it hosts Wooster.