DePauw Blanks Bishops; Heads to Fourth Straight NCAC Title Match and Fifth in Last Six Years

DePauw Blanks Bishops; Heads to Fourth Straight NCAC Title Match and Fifth in Last Six Years

Springfield, Ohio - For the fourth straight year and fifth time in the last six seasons, DePauw will face Wittenberg at 5 p.m. in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament championship after the Tigers blanked Ohio Wesleyan 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-21) in the semifinals. Top-seed Wittenberg defeated Denison, 3-0.

Suzanne Peters and Liv Hartman posted double-digit kill totals with 11 and 10, respectively as the Tigers held a 42-35 edge. Keegan Kollias assisted on 35 of those kills, while Emily Beckes had two service aces.

Kaley Keating paced the Tigers with 19 digs as DePauw held a 67-59 advantage.

Haley Bitzer had another strong blocking effort with six (2 solos, 4 assists) as DePauw totaled three solos and 14 assists.

DePauw improved to 20-6, while the Battling Bishops finished the season at 16-10.