Saturday Sweep Pushes DePauw's Record to 19-6

Saturday Sweep Pushes DePauw's Record to 19-6

St. Louis, Mo. - DePauw moved to 19-6 on the season after picking up 3-0 wins over Transylvania (25-23, 25-18, 25-16) and Nebraska Wesleyan (25-12, 25-22, 25-13) at Washington University's Baden Invite.

In the win over Transylvania, DePauw outhit the Pioneers .225-.028 and held a 44-27 edge in kills as Suzanne Peters led with 14 and Liv Hartman tacked on 13 along with a .375 attack percentage. Keegan Kollias led with 36 assists and 12 digs with Emily Beckes totaling two service aces. Haley Bitzer recorded a team-high six blocks (6 assists), while Meaghan Etling added five assisted blocks. As a team, DePauw has 22 block assists for a total of 11 team blocks.

Hartman paced DePauw with 15 kills in the win over Nebraska Wesleyan while Morgan Stearley and Peters added 12 and 10, respectively. Hartman hit .577 for the match with no attack errors to go along with her 15 kills and 26 attack attempts. 

Kollias had 36 assists with Peters totaling a team-high 13 digs. Bitzer was again solid on the defensive end with nine blocks (2 solo, 7 assists).

The Tigers outhit Nebraska Wesleyan, .321-.050 and held a 47-25 edge in kills.

Hartman and Stearley earned spots on the all-tournament team.

DePauw returns to action on Saturday, November 4, in the North Coast Athletic Conference semifinals against an opponent yet to be determined. The tournament takes place at Wittenberg.