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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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DePauw athletes earn academic honors (07/25/14)
Three DePauw student-athletes and the women's swimming and diving team were recognized for spring semester academic success by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Individually, rising junior Erin Horne was named First Team Scholar All-America, while rising sophomore Annie Graves and May 2014 graduate Allison Kirby earned honorable mention...
Tommy Fernitz to represent USA basketball in Rio, Brazil (07/11/14)
Tommy Fernitz (Sr., Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North) has been invited to join the USA D-3 Men's Basketball Team as it travels to Brazil as part of a 10-day tour. In all, 10 NCAA Division III student-athletes will represent the United States on the trip which starts in Orlando, Fla., on July 21...
DePauw's Paige Gooch earns NCAC Pam Smith Award (06/20/14)
DePauw's Paige Gooch , a May graduate and member of the women's golf team, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the North Coast Athletic Conference's Pam Smith Award. The award recognizes a senior female student-athletes who has distinguished herself throughout her collegiate career in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership...
Alford recalls Waltman as vital to '87 title run (06/19/14)
Asked about the late Royce Waltman during a Wednesday talk at Greencastle Christian Church, Steve Alford likely could have gone a number of places. He could have started on the hallowed hardwood of Indiana University Assembly Hall, where Waltman served as an assistant to coach Bob Knight all four years Alford wore the Cream and Crimson...
Sargent named lacrosse head coach; Marousek joins DPU staff (06/15/14)
Julie Sargent, DePauw's interim women's lacrosse head coach since September, has been named the program's head coach. Sargent directed the Tigers to a 3-10 record in 2014 including a 2-6 mark in North Coast Athletic Conference games in the program's second year of varsity competition. The 2012 Carthage College graduate joined the DePauw staff as an assistant coach in the program's inaugural season of 2012-13. Sargent was a four-year starter and all-conference player at Carthage...
DePauw womens' basketball finishes 24th in Final Directors' Cup standings (06/05/14)
Paced by top-10 finishes at four NCAA Championships including the women's basketball team's advancement to the national quarterfinals and the women's golf team's eighth-place showing, DePauw finished 24th in the 2013-14 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division III Final Standings...
DPU athletes win Capital One Academic All-American (06/03/14)
DePauw's Paige Gooch, a May graduate and member of the women's golf team, has been selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women's At-Large First Team. She was a second team selection last year. The team is selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the complete release is also available here...
DPU names McCormick as soccer coach (06/01/14)
Megan McCormick, assistant women's soccer coach at DePauw each of the last two seasons, has been named the program's head coach. McCormick replaces John Carter who resigned in January. "Megan clearly articulated the value of a liberal arts experience and the role of athletics in the development of transferable skills," DePauw Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports Stevie Baker-Watson said...
Tigers' baseball still undefeated in post season (05/17/14)
MOLINE, Ill. - Brendon Pashia's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth lifted DePauw to a 6-5 win over St. Scholastica in game five of the NCAA Regional. With the victory, DePauw improved to 25-19, while the Saints were eliminated from the tournament and finished the season at 30-12...
Lady Tigers stand in eighth place in NCAA golf championships (05/16/14)
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- Led by Kelsey Smith's second-round 80, DePauw shot a 329 on the second round of competition at the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships on the El Campeon Course at the Mission Inn and Resort on Thursday. Weather delays led to suspension of play due to darkness with 12 of the 21 teams still on the course, but the teams finished this morning...
Tigers' baseball win fourth straight elimination game, claim NCAC Tournament title and NCAA postseason (05/11/14)
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Freshman Riley Futterknecht pitched six innings of no-hit ball against Division III's third-ranked scoring offense and the three relievers who followed closed out the game as DePauw defeated Wooster, 4-2, in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament championship game...
Ohio Wesleyan loses in the first round to DPU softball team 3-1 (05/02/14)
After winning their second straight North Coast Athletic Conference regular season title the Tigers' softball team took one step closer towards capturing their first NCAC tournament championship. DePauw defeated Ohio Wesleyan, 3-1 in their first round matchup Friday afternoon...
No. 11 Tigers women's tennis team wins third consecutive NCAC Title, into NCAA tourney (05/01/14)
The 11th-ranked Tigers women's tennis team completed an impressive three-day run through the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament and captured their third straight NCAC title with a 6-0 victory over 26th-ranked Denison. The Tigers improved to 18-4 and earned the conference's automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championship. DePauw will appear in the national tournament for the 10th straight year and 13th overall...
Pair of grand slams lead Tigers' baseball to game one win (05/01/14)
With gusty winds blowing out most of the afternoon, DePauw and visiting Anderson combined for 42 runs and 48 hits as the teams split their doubleheader at Walker Field. DePauw won the opener, 22-7, and the Ravens took the nightcap, 8-5. The Tigers are now 16-18 on the season, while Anderson is 23-12...
DePauw baseball team couldn't finish sweep of Wittenburg (04/29/14)
The DePauw Tigers were looking to complete a four-game sweep of the visiting Wittenberg Tigers Sunday afternoon at Walker Field, but were only able to earn a split, winning game one, 9-2 and dropping the nightcap, 2-1. DePauw sits 15-17 overall and 10-6 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, while Wittenberg is now 10-25 on the year and 3-13 in the NCAC...
Elleventh ranked DePauw Tigers advance to NCAC Semifinals, play Kenyon next (04/25/14)
GRANVILLE, Ohio - DePauw lost just two games in the five matches and claimed a 5-0 win over Wittenberg in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals. The 11th-ranked Tigers improved to 16-4, while Wittenberg dropped to 6-10. DePauw faces Kenyon in Saturday's 1 p.m. semifinal match...
Defensive woes doom DePauw baseball fall to Engineers (04/25/14)
Rose-Hulman capitalized on eight DePauw errors to defeat the Tigers, 16-9, Thursday afternoon at Walker Field. With the loss, DePauw dropped to 12-16 overall, while the Engineers improved to 18-13 on the year. Rose-Hulman struck first, scoring two runs in the first inning. Donnie Waters doubled to left scoring Andrew Benitez from first...
Kenyon Lords dominate second half, defeat Tiger lacrosse (04/20/14)
The Kenyon Lords outscored DePauw 8-2 in the second half to seal a 16-6 victory Saturday afternoon at Blackstock Stadium. Kenyon scored the first two goals on the day when Pat Kim and Alex Lopez tallied a pair of unassisted goals. Sam Caravana's unassisted strike with 8:18 left in the quarter cut the Lords' lead in half. Kenyon would close the first quarter on a 3-0 run highlighted by two goals from Nick Lenard...
Bears walk-off, take two wins from Tigers (04/18/14)
ST. LOUIS, Mo.- The Tiger baseball team fell to Washington University (Mo.) in a non-conference doubleheader Friday afternoon, dropping game one, 10-6 and losing the nightcap, 9-8. DePauw dropped to 10-13 overall, while the Bears improved to 16-14. The Tigers got off to a fast start in the opener scoring two runs in the first. ...
Cloverdale baseball explodes in fifth inning to get win (04/18/14)
By JOHNATHON GOODE For the Banner Graphic CLOVERDALE-- Tied going into the bottom of the fifth inning meant no harm for the Cloverdale Clovers baseball team, who pushed 10 runs across to force the 10 run rule. They got the 14-4 win over the Turkey Run Warriors...
First-place Wittenberg finishes off Tiger women's lacrosse (04/18/14)
Springfield, Ohio - Host Wittenberg scored six of the final seven goals of the first half Wednesday and the first six of the second half to expand a four-goal lead to 15 on the way to a 25-12 North Coast Athletic Conference win over DePauw women's lacrosse...
DePauw men's lacrosse loses to NCAC rival Wittenberg 5-1 (04/18/14)
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio- DePauw dropped to 1-5 in North Coast Athletic Conference play after a 17-6 decision against Wittenberg Wednesday afternoon in Springfield, Ohio. With the win, Wittenberg improved to 10-3 overall and 4-2 in NCAC play, while DePauw lost its fifth conference game and fell to 3-10 overall...
No. 23 DePauw tennis drops 5-2 decision at Division I Indiana (04/16/14)
BLOOMINGTON -- The 23rd-ranked Tigers tennis team picked up a pair of wins in singles and dropped a 5-2 decision at Division I Indiana University. DePauw slipped to 11-6, while the Hoosiers improved to 15-14. DePauw's last victory game came against N.C. Wesleyan at Atlanta. Before that victory they won four consecutives matches while on their road trip to Hilton Head, South Caroina...
DePauw baseball splits weekend doubleheaders (04/13/14)
Three-run homers were the difference Sunday, at Walker Field as Connor Einertson's walkoff blast in the first game lifted the DePauw baseball team to a 14-11 win and Tyler Owensby's homer in the seventh inning of the second game capped Wabash's comeback in a 5-4 win over the Tigers...
Tiger softball rallies to split pair (04/13/14)
The Tigers earned a series split Sunday afternoon against John Carroll, losing game one, 2-1, but rallying to win the nightcap, 1-0. With the split, DePauw is now 18-14 on the year and the Blue Streaks are 14-12 overall. In game one, John Carroll opened up the scoring in the second inning, taking advantage of two DePauw errors to score two runs. ...