Kenyon Captures 16th NCAC Women's Tennis Title

Kenyon Captures 16th NCAC Women's Tennis Title

NCAC Weekly Women's Tennis Release - 5/1/17 

The 2017 NCAC Women's Tennis Championships came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with second-seeded Kenyon (12-9) capturing its first conference title since 2001 and 16th overall with a 5-4 victory over top-seeded DePauw (15-7) in the championship match. With the victory, the Ladies have earned the league's automatic bid into the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Tournament.

The Ladies opened the tournament on Friday afternoon with a 5-0 victory over seventh-seeded Wooster and advanced to the championship match with a 5-3 triumph over third-seeded Denison in the semifinal match on Saturday. DePauw made its trek through the championship bracket with a 5-0 victory over eighth-seeded Wittenberg on Friday and a 5-0 victory over fourth-seeded Oberlin on Saturday. Sunday's action also saw Oberlin knock off Denison, 5-4, in the third-place match. 

In the consolation finals on Saturday, Ohio Wesleyan took home fifth place with a 5-1 victory over Allegheny and Wooster claimed seventh in the final standings with a 5-0 triumph over Wittenberg.

 

2017 NCAC Women's Tennis Championships
Kenyon College & Denison University
April 28-30
Friday, April 28   Saturday, April 29   Sunday, April 30
Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Championship Match
A: #1 DePauw 5, #8 Wittenberg 0 {Box}
  E: DePauw 5, Oberlin 0 {Box}
  G: Kenyon 5, DePauw 4 (Box)
D: #2 Kenyon 5, #7 Wooster 0 {Box}
  F: Kenyon 5, Denison 3 {Box}
  Third-Place Match
B: #4 Oberlin 5, #5 Ohio Wesleyan 0 {Box}
  Fifth-Place Match   H: Oberlin 5, Denison 4 (Box)
C: #3 Denison 5, #6 Allegheny 0 {Box}
  I: Ohio Wesleyan 5, Allegheny 1 {Box}
 
    Seventh-Place Match    

  J: Wooster 5, Wittenberg 0 {Box}
 
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