DePauw field hockey improved to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and stayed at the top of conference standings following a 2-0 win over visiting Rhodes on Sunday. The Lynx dropped to 8-3 overall and 2-3 in the SCAC.
Katie Sowar delivered the Tigers' first goal at 13:41 on Kimberly Trainor's assist, while Sarah Riffle added an insurance score at 46:17.
DePauw outshot Rhodes 20-5 and held a 7-4 advanage in corners. Liz Attewell finished with four saves in posting her first shutout of the season. Valerie Clark had 12 saves for the Lynx and Meghan Cullen added four.
On Saturday, the Tigers jumped out to a 3-1 first half lead and never trailed on the way to a 4-1 SCAC win over visiting Sewanee. Sewanee dropped to 6-4 overall and 2-3 in the conference.
Carolyn Mueller gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead just 3:45 into the contest on Meredith Ellis' assist. Sewanee's Taylor Sheen tied the game at 1-1 at 7:25 before Ellis scored the eventual game winner at 13:50. Trainor rounded out the first half scoring at 21:53 to make it 3-1.
Mueller came back for her second score with just 1:09 left in the contest.
DePauw outshot Sewanee 18-11, while Sewanee held a 10-5 edge in corners. Attewell recorded eight saves, while Clarkie Crawford had one for Sewanee and Emily Detmer had two.
The Tigers host St. Vincent at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 17.