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Monday, Mar. 30, 2015

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Calvin women fall to George Fox; DPU's Savanna Trees makes all-sectional team (03/15/15)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- After defeating the DePauw women's basketball team on Friday, the Calvin Knights were unable to defend their home court again on Saturday, falling to George Fox, 78-63. With a trip to the final four (also on Calvin's home court) on the line, both teams sported 30-0 records entering the game. The Bruins (31-0) kept their perfect record intact and return to Grand Rapids next weekend for a national semifinal match-up with Montclair State (30-1)...
Hoosier Madness (03/15/15)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana has made the 68-team NCAA tournament field, and Notre Dame got the highest seed of the five Indiana schools. All five will play in the Midwest Regional. Game times should be announced later. The Hoosiers (20-13) were thought to be on the bubble but made it safely in as the No. 10 seed. They play Friday in Omaha, Nebraska, against No. 7 seed Wichita State...
Lady Tigers bow out of NCAA postseason (03/13/15)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - DePauw trimmed a 14-point Calvin lead to six with just over two minutes left, but the Tigers were unable to convert on four straight possessions and the Knights hit five free throws in the final 41 seconds to take a 71-62 win in the NCAA Division III Sectional Semifinal...
Featured Athlete of the Week: Tommy Fernitz, basketball DePauw University (03/12/15)
Tommy Fernitz is a senior basketball player and communication major at DePauw University. He was born Aug. 16, 1993 to Dan and Kathy Fernitz. He is the yougest of three, with a brother and a sister. He enjoys watching "House of Cards" and "The Dark Knight." Fernitz enjoys reading Sports Illustrated and Jay Bilas' "Toughness."...
DPU travels to Calvin for NCAA tourney (03/12/15)
Coming off a 76-53 NCAA Division III second-round win over Maryville last Saturday, the ninth-ranked and 26-2 Lady Tigers travel to Grand Rapids, Mich., for a 7:30 p.m. contest at sixth-ranked and 29-0 Calvin College tomorrow evening. Calvin is serving as one of four hosts of sectional semifinal and final rounds with #24 Texas-Dallas (26-4) and #3 George Fox (29-0) squaring off in tomorrow's 5 p.m. ...
DPU Dozier to compete at indoor NCAA Track Championships (03/10/15)
DePauw Junior Marcus Dozier will represent the DePauw men's indoor track and field team at the 2015 NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C., hosted by Roanoke College. Dozier's final toss of 16.41 meters (53-10.25) at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships was enough to grab the conference title and qualify for nationals...
DPU men's lacrosse team cruises to a victory (03/10/15)
The DePauw men's lacrosse team easily defeated Cornell College 13-0, Monday night at Reavis Stadium. The win marked the first shutout in the Tigers' history and their first victory at Reavis stadium. DePauw improved to 2-3 on the year, while the Rams dropped to 1-1...
DePauw men lose in NCAA DIII tourney's second round (03/07/15)
The DePauw men forced a close game but ultimately fell short in the the second round of the NCAA DIII tournament Saturday. They lost at Augustana (Ill.) 68-66. The Tiger men earned their spot in the second round after beating Washington of St. Louis in the first round...
DePauw women advance to the NCAA sweet 16 with 23-Point Win over Scots (03/07/15)
DePauw shot 51 percent from the floor and equaled a school record with 13 three-pointers as the Tigers topped Maryville (Tenn.), 76-53, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Championship at Neal Fieldhouse. With the win, DePauw advanced to the NCAA round of 16 for the third straight year and sixth time in the last 10 seasons. The Tigers will face Calvin after the Knights topped, Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 91-72...
Tiger women cruise to victory over Hanover (03/06/15)
For the 12th straight year the DePauw University women's basketball team has made a bid into the 64-team Division III tournament. After losing in the North Coast Athletic Conference semifinal to Ohio Wesleyan for its second loss of the season and ending its 67-game home game winning streak, the Lady Tigers still managed to get into the tournament as a hosting site for the first and second rounds...
DePauw men oust No. 14 Washington, move on in NCAA tourney (03/06/15)
ST. LOUIS - DePauw hit 14 threes on 21 attempts Thursday night to knock off the 14th-ranked Washington (Mo.) Bears, 83-73, in the first-round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Tournament. The Tigers improved to 20-9 on the year and will play Augustana Saturday night in Rock Island, Ill.The Bears finish the season with a 20-6 overall record...
Tiger women land three on All-NCAC teams (03/05/15)
Seniors Savannah Trees and Hannah Douglas headline the DePauw women's basketball All-North Coast Athletic Conference selections for the 2014-15 season as voted on by conference coaches. The Tigers had three student-athletes recognized as Trees and Douglas earned first-team recognition, while senior Emma Ondik grabbed second-team honors...
Big Red beat Tigers' lacrosse in NCAC opener (03/05/15)
20th-ranked Denison handed the DePauw men's lacrosse team their second loss of the season Monday night, taking down the Tigers by a score of 20-2. The Big Red picked up their first win of the season, improving to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, while DePauw fell to 1-2 on the year and 0-1 in the league standings...
Tigers Fernitz, Lattner Earn All-NCAC honors (03/05/15)
Senior Tommy Fernitz and sophomore Luke Lattner were selected to represent the DePauw men's basketball team on the All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams as voted on by league coaches. Fernitz is making his second-straight appearance on the first-team, averaging 15.0 points per game with a team-high 51 blocks. ...
Tiger men to travel to St. Louis for postseason opener (03/02/15)
Coming off a 69-56 win over Wooster in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament championship game, the DePauw men's basketball team opens NCAA Division III Championship play on Thursday at 17th-ranked Washington University in St. Louis. Game time and ticket information will be available later...
DPU women to host Hanover in NCAA tournament (03/02/15)
DePauw has earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship and the Tigers will host Hanover on Friday, March 6, at a time to be announced on Tuesday. Ticket information will also be posted later. The Tigers are 24-2 on the season and won the North Coast Athletic Conference regular season title...
Tigers capture first ever NCAC Title (02/28/15)
Less than 24 hours after knocking off the top-seeded Battling Bishops, the DePauw men's basketball team pulled another upset, taking down Wooster 69-54, to capture its first North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament Title in school history Saturday...
Wittenberg wins NCAC championship at DePauw (02/28/15)
In the NCAC Championship at DePauw University on Saturday, Wittenberg defeated Ohio Wesleyan 81-57 to take the Trophy. Wittenberg outscored Ohio Wesleyan in both halves, first by 16 and then by 10.
Tiger women fall to Bishops in NCAC semifinal (02/27/15)
DePauw University's No. 7-ranked women's basketball team suffered only its second-ever NCAC loss, dropping a surprise 72-65 decision to Ohio Wesleyan in the NCAC Tournament Friday night in Greencastle. The Tigers held a three-point lead at halftime but 29 combined points from Taylor Dickson and Emily Julius in the second half, including seven threes between the pair, sank the hosts as the Battling Bishops outscored DePauw 44-34 in the final 20 minutes...
DPU teams to play in semifinals (02/26/15)
NCAC Tournament play will continue Friday when the DPU men's and women's basketball teams take the court in semifinal action. The women will defend their home court when they play Ohio Wesleyan at 8 p.m. after Wittenberg plays Denison. After going 16-0 in NCAC games during the regular season, the Lady Tigers crushed Hiram in the quarterfinal round on Tuesday. Should DePauw beat Ohio Wesleyan it will play in the championship game on Saturday at 4 p.m...
Cougars take loss at Indy Washington (02/25/15)
In its final game of the season the North Putnam boys basketball team lost to Indianapolis Washington on the road, Tuesday night 77-51. With the loss North Putnam falls to 3-18 having just suffered a loss at the hands of Covington last Friday. The Cougars will now have a break until March 3 when they take on Monrovia in the sectional at Speedway...
DPU men move on to semifinal (02/25/15)
It took two overtimes to take care of Wittenberg, but the DePauw men's basketball team advanced to the final four of the North Coast Athletic Conference Wednesday, downing the visitors 79-75. Sophomore guard Luke Lattner came off the bench to score 26 and lead DePauw (17-9) to victory...
Wittwer Grabs NCAC Weekly Honor (02/25/15)
Senior Julie Wittwer (Grosse Pointe, Mich./Grosse Point South) was named the North Coast Athletic Conference women's tennis player of the week after helping the Tigers earn a pair of victories last Saturday. Wittwer posted a perfect 4-0 record in DePauw's victories over Olivet Nazarene and Rhodes. Against Olivet Nazarene she won her No. 4 singles match 6-0, 6-0 and teamed with Kaitlin Pickrel to pick up an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles...
Lady Tigers take win against Hiram 75-38 (02/25/15)
Savannah Trees scored 13 of her game-high 22 points in the second half, leading the No. 7/8 DePauw women's basketball team to a 75-38 victory in the quarterfinal round of the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament, Tuesday night at Neal Fieldhouse...
DePauw women close out NCAC play going 16-0 (02/22/15)
DePauw held off second-half charges from visiting Ohio Wesleyan and the Tigers topped the Battling Bishops, 74-69, at Neal Fieldhouse on Senior Day. The Tigers, ranked seventh in the latest coaches' poll and eighth by D3hoops.com, improved to 23-1 overall with their 20th straight win and finished with a perfect 16-0 North Coast Athletic Conference record for the third time in four seasons. The Battling Bishops dropped to 13-12 overall and 9-7 in conference play...