Tigers Fall to NCAC Favorite Kenyon

Tigers Fall to NCAC Favorite Kenyon

Greencastle, Ind. – The women's tennis team lost to NCAC foe Kenyon 8-1 on Sunday.

No. 30 Kenyon (3-0), ranked the unanimous favorites by coaches in the NCAC Preseason Poll, made late runs in two of their doubles matches to take an early 2-1 lead before sweeping singles competition.

Megan Galle and Sarah Wilder gave DePauw its lone doubles win with an 8-2 finish at the No. 2 flight. The No. 1 doubles team of Alyssa Seneviratne and Meredith Breda led 5-2 before falling 8-6, and the No. 3 squad of Colleen Morris and Ali Bush lost 8-5.

In singles play, Galle took a quick first set at the No. 6 flight but her opponent Annie Reiner came back for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 win. Bush also went three sets with her opponent at No. 4 singles but fell after a 10-point set in the third 6-4, 4-6, 10-8.

At No. 1 singles, Seneviratne lost to Diana Aboubakare 6-4, 6-4; at No. 2 singles, Morris lost 6-3, 6-0, and at No. 3 singles, Breda lost 6-4, 6-1. Amanda Showalter fell at the No. 5 spot 6-4, 6-4

The 23rd ranked Tigers fall to 1-2 on the year. They return to action Friday with a 4:30 home contest against Division I Illinois State.