Gooch fifth, DPU golfers in sixth midway through NCAA
DESTIN, Fla. -- Led by Paige Gooch's (Jr., Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) 78 and Kelsey Smith's (Jr., Indianapolis, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern) 79, the DePauw women's golf team shot a second-round 323 and is in sixth place at the midway point of the NCAA Division III Championships at the Baytowne Golf Course at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort...
Season ends for DPU tennis at NCAA Rd. 3
ST. LOUIS -- In a battle of two evenly matched teams, the 13th-ranked DePauw women's tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision to 12th-ranked Washington University in the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Third Round. The Tigers finished the season at 19-8, while the Bears improved to 16-7 and advanced to the national quarterfinals...
No. 13 Tigers open NCAA tennis play with 5-0 win over Hope
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- The 13th-ranked DePauw University Tigers advanced to the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Second Round after blanking Hope College, 5-0, in a first-round match. DePauw improved to 18-7 with the win, while the Flying Dutch dropped to 15-7. The Tigers face Coe College in Friday's second-round match at Noon CDT on the Washington University campus...
DePauw women clinch NCAC titles
DePauw's women seem motivated. Led by Paige Gooch's two-round 149 including a 74 today, the fourth-ranked DePauw women's golf team totaled a 632 and won the first of two North Coast Athletic Conference Championships by 17 strokes over runner-up Wittenberg at the Granville Golf Course...
DPU's Huffman named the DIII Coach of the Year
NEW ORLEANS -- Following a perfect 34-0 season including the NCAA Division III title, DePauw head women's basketball coach Kris Huffman has been named the Division III Coach of the Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. The announcement came at the annual WBCA Convention during the women's Division I Final Four. ...
From Eminence High School to ESPN: Indiana University senior and former Eels star Sinclair to compete in college 3-point contest
EMINENCE -- Indiana University senior Aulani Sinclair earned a spot on the All-Big Ten Honorable Mention team this season by leading the Hoosiers in scoring (15.5 per game) and three-point percentage (.385). Her prowess in the latter has earned her a spot in the State Farm Women's 3-Point Championship. She will compete in Atlanta, site of the men's NCAA Division I Final Four, against seven of the best shooters in the country and the event will air live on ESPN on Thursday at 7 p.m...
Cardinals rebound from Ware's injury to reach Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS -- The No. 1 Louisville Cardinals could have reacted a number of ways to the gruesome injury of reserve guard Kevin Ware. They chose to channel their emotions into a second-half blowout of Duke, clinching a trip to the Final Four with a 85-63 win...
Smith, Cardinals soar past fluttering Ducks in 77-69 win
INDIANAPOLIS -- Oregon coach Dana Altman is used to being the underdog. Prior to arriving in Eugene three seasons ago, he was the coach of Creighton teams that made the NCAA tournament seven times. This trip to the Sweet 16 was his first, however, and the inexperience showed as his No. 12 Ducks lost to Louisville on Friday 77-69...
By the Numbers: The 2012-2013 DePauw Women's Basketball Team
Compiled by Bruce Stinebrickner in the aftermath of the Tigers' winning the 2013 Division III NCAA championship, this list may help summarize how dominant the Tigers were this past season. Basketball aficionados may well be familiar with much of the information presented below. Even such aficionados, however, might find the entries after the numbers 5, 7, and 444 of particular interest...
Nine DPU Men Headed to NCAA Swimming Championships
The DePauw men's swimmers begin their quest for national titles this week as they travel to Shenandoah, Texas for the NCAA Division III National Championship which runs from March 20--23. In all, nine DePauw swimmers will compete in the national meet, one of the largest contingents in school history...
A special message from the national champion DePauw Tigers
DePauw sophomore guard Lauren Abendroth has been writing a motivational poem before each of her teams' games since high school. When she was asked to provide about her team's championship season, she jumped at the chance. This weekend truly had a fairy tale ending,...
Huffman leads DPU to its 2nd national championship
HOLLAND, Mich. -- DePauw women's basketball coach Kris Huffman knows exactly what it takes to win the NCAA national championship. She's done it twice now, seven years apart, and made the Tigers a contender every season in between. There is a balance to building the roster, knowing which players to recruit -- both for their personalities and for their talents. She knows how to instruct, how to motivate and how to lead...
DPU head coach Kris Huffman discusses her seniors
"We knew she was a special kid in the recruiting process. She embraces small towns. She loved Greencastle. She loved DePauw. She just really finds the beauty in the little things. "She's a tremendous athlete. She's a Division I athlete, and we're so lucky that she came to DePauw to hone her skills and to share who she is. She is amazing, and her family is very much the same way."...
Tigers prove it: They are unbeatable
The unbeaten 34-0 DePauw University women's basketball team won its second national title Saturday night with an ovewhelming 69-51 victory over Wisconsin Whitewater in the Division III championship game at Holland, Mich.
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DPU in the NCAA national champion game
DePauw tips off in the 2013 NCAA Women's Division III national championship game at 7 p.m. from DeVos Fieldhouse in Holland, Mich. The Tigers are taking on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Watch the game live by logging onto NCAA.com. Sports editor Grant Wieman will also be providing updates via Twitter...
No. 1 DPU pushed to brink but Tigers survive, move to NCAA Final
HOLLAND, Mich. -- DePauw is not yet ready to be finished. The Tigers got pushed to their absolute limit on Friday in the NCAA Final Four semifinal, but they survived with a 59-56 win over Williams College. The undefeated, top-ranked team in the country trailed by one point at halftime, but, led by senior Ellie Pearson and sophomore Savannah Trees...
What to watch for in tonight's NCAA championship game
DePauw has a talent advantage in every game it plays, but tonight's national championship will put the team to the test. The Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks are extremely DePauw-like. The Warhawks rely on depth and balanced scoring. Their guards are excellent defenders and their post players are capable on both ends of the court...
Merg's buzzer-beaters send UWW past Amherst
HOLLAND, Mich. -- Warhawk junior Mary Merg picked the right time to hit her second career buzzer-beater. Then she did again five minutes later. Merg connected on three three-pointer baskets in the final 2:17 of regulation, including a buzzer-beater that forced overtime...
Lukemeyer wins Elite 89 award
HOLLAND, Mich. -- DePauw sophomore Hannah Lukemeyer is the recipient of the 2013 Elite 89 award, which is given to the athlete with the highest grade point average competing at the Final Four. Lukemeyer is majoring in kinesiology and currently has a 3.973 GPA. She was presented with the award Thursday evening...
Follow DePauw live at the NCAA Final Four
DePauw tips off in the Final Four against Williams College at about 7:30 p.m. from the DeVos Fieldhouse in Holand, Mich. Watch the game live by following this link. Or follow sports editor Grant Wieman on Twitter for updates of the game...
Before the Final Four, the Tigers are focused on classes
The top-ranked basketball team in the nation has a lot to worry about as they prepare for the Final Four this weekend in Holland, Mich. Aside from the travel and packing, there's studying film, media and community commitments, press conferences, banquets, the pressure of being undefeated and, oh yeah, the games...
DePauw offers fan-bus package for Final Four trip
With the DePauw women's basketball team set to compete in the NCAA Division III Final Four this weekend, DPU has prepared a weekend travel package to Holland, Mich. Individuals can sign up to travel by chartered bus, stay two nights and get game tickets...
DPU baseball drops season-opening twin-bill
The DePauw University baseball team opened the 2013 season at home Sunday, but visiting Manchester (8-0) spoiled the Tigers' debut as the Spartans swept the doubleheader by identical 10-2 scores. Manchester jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the opener on RBI singles by Jordan Niemann and Dan Maringer, but DePauw cut that lead in half in the bottom half of the frame and Robbie Stein singled and moved to third on Zach Galyean's base hit. ...
Tigers advance to Final Four
DePauw senior Kate Walker joined the packed crowd at Neal Fieldhouse in chanting "Final Four!" during the closing minutes of the Tiger's 76-55 win over Christopher Newport on Saturday, propelling the undefeated team into the national semifinals. The DPU women's team has been ranked No. 1 throughout the regular season and hasn't truly been challenged since November...
No. 1 Tigers stomp Bears, move to Elite Eight
The DePauw University women's basketball team, undefeated and ranked No. 1 for the duration of the regular season, showed how far it's come this year with a dominant win over Washington University-St. Louis, 59-42, at DPU on Friday. The Tigers (31-0) beat the Bears by just one point in the fourth game of the season, but after early nerves wore off the hosts were in control of every part of the action...