Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw hit .368 in the fourth and deciding set and topped Kenyon 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 21-25, 25-16) in a North Coast Athletic Conference match at Neal Fieldhouse. DePauw moved to 12-7 overall and 5-0 in the NCAC, while Kenyon dropped to 13-7 overall and 3-1 in the conference. DePauw remained in a first-place tie with Wittenberg and the two schools square off in Springfield, Ohio, on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Suzanne Peters led the Tigers with 20 kills, while Liv Hartman followed with 15 and hit a team-high .448 and Morgan Stearley added 13 kills. Ally Low had 44 of the Tigers' assists with Peters leading the way with three service aces and Meaghan Etling two. Jenna Purichia had a team-best 21 digs and Stearley added 18. Etling and Stearley each led with three blocks.
DePauw held a 57-48 edge in kills and outhit the Ladies, .239-.160. The Tigers also led in digs, 66-55.