DePauw Tennis Opens With Win


DePauw opened the fall portion of its schedule today by hosting Marian and the Tigers topped the Knights, 8-1. Marian dropped to 2-1 with the loss.

DePauw swept the doubles play as the first team of Alec Kaczkowski and Dan Rodefeld were 8-6 winners over Jason Denton and Marty Pochop and the second tandem of Patrick Farrell and Matthew Quammen defeated Danny Albert and Taylor Kinney, 8-3. John Daseke and Nate Wallace topped Jack Hiatt and Alex Wittenbaum, 8-2, at third doubles.

Kaczkowski took a three-set win over Denton at first singles by a 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 count with Farrell defeating Pochop 7-5, 7-6 (3) at the second spot. Rodefeld beat Albert 6-1, 6-2 at third singles with Matt Santen taking a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Nathan Bogle at number five. Daseke was a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Wittenbaum at sixth singles with Marian’s lone win coming at the fourth slot as Hiatt defeated Harold Martin 6-0, 6-2.

The Tigers host the DePauw Fall Invitational on September 12-13.