DANVILLE, Ky. -- Carolyn Mueller scored with just 1:07 left in the first half and the Tigers held on for a 1-0 win over Rhodes in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference third-place game.
DePauw outshot Rhodes 16-13 and held a 10-5 edge in corners. Liz Attewell recorded six saves in posting the shutout, while Rhodes' Valerie Clark totaled three saves.
The Tigers wrapped up the regular season with a 14-4 overall record and await word on a possible NCAA berth, while the Lynx finished with a 10-9 record.
Visiting Trinity scored once in each half and took a 2-0 win over DePauw in the Tigers' season finale at Boswell Field. DePauw wrapped up the season with a 5-12-2 overall record and a 3-6 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference mark, while Trinity improved to 12-5-1 overall and 6-3 in SCAC play.
Nicole Blavet scored with 5:02 left in the first half and Danika Wright added a penalty kick at 64:50 for the game's only scores.
Trinity outshot DePauw 10-5 and each team totaled six corners. Three Tigers played in goal with Lauren Palfrey finishing with two saves and Christy Fillenwarth one. Katie Cowan recorded the shutout for Trinity.
DePauw's Andrew Desmarais forced overtime as he scored with an assist from Adam Davis as time expired in regulation in what would end up being a 1-1 tie with top-ranked Trinity.
DePauw finished the season with an 8-4-6 overall record and 4-3-3 in the SCAC, while Trinity is 18-0-1 overall and 9-0-1 in the conference.
Trinity took a 1-0 lead at 82:06 on Patrick Floeck's goal with an assist from Noe Casanova. The Tigers had a corner kick with less than 20 seconds left and were unable to convert, but were awarded a throw-in with 10 seconds left to set up the game-tying score.
DePauw outshot Trinity 15-12, while Trinity held a 10-7 edge in corners. DePauw's Ted Jacobi recorded seven saves, while Trinity's Patrick Johnson finished with six.
The Tigers wrapped up the 2008 campaign with nine overtimes which tied a Division III record and four losses which came by just one goal apiece.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- DePauw finished second at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship after dropping a three-set match to 12th-ranked Trinity in the title match. DePauw finished the regular season at 25-14, while Trinity improved to 30-9.
Trinity won the match by scores of 25-11, 25-19, 25-21. In unofficial stats, Adrienne Cobb and Erin Cunningham led the way with seven kills apiece, while Ali Smith had 24 assists and Kate Carrico finished with 13 digs. Cobb added two blocks.
DePauw improved to 3-1 on the season following a 168-129 win over visiting Wittenberg at the Erdmann Natatorium.
The Tigers' 200-yard medley relay of Lindsay Riggs, Catie Baker, Amanda Stier and Katie Massey won in 1:51.26 as did the 200 freestyle relay of Cassie Enix, Rachel Wheaton, Elizabeth Medlock and Massey in 1:42.36.
Stier led the Tigers with three win as she took first in the 200 butterfly (2:09.85), 100 free (54.18) and the 100 butterfly (59.57).
Callie Boehme was a double winner in the 500 free in 5:25.85 and the 1000 free in 10:58.15, while Baker won the 100 breast in 1:08.45 and the 200 breast in 2:30.36. Massey won the 50 free in 25.44 seconds.
DePauw hosts Wheaton on Friday, November 21 at 5 p.m.