No Event
No Event
No Event
Fri Sep 09
TBA
Denison
at Oberlin Invitational
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Sep 10
TBA
Denison
at Oberlin Invitational
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sun Sep 11
TBA
Denison
at Oberlin Invitational
in Oberlin, Ohio
Fri Sep 30
TBA
Denison
at ITA Central Regional
in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Sat Oct 01
TBA
Denison
at ITA Central Regional
in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Sun Oct 02
TBA
Denison
at ITA Central Regional
in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Fri Feb 17
TBA
Chicago
vs. Denison
@ Greencastle, Ind. in Greencastle, Ind.
Sun Feb 26
10:00 AM
Indiana (PA)
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 04
2:00 PM
Denison
at Hope
in Holland, Mich.
Sun Mar 05
2:00 PM
Denison
at Kalamazoo
in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Mon Mar 13
7:00 PM
Denison
at Occidental
in Los Angeles, Calif.
Wed Mar 15
6:00 PM
Denison
at Redlands
in Redlands, Calif.
Fri Mar 17
10:00 AM
Denison
at Wesleyan (Conn.)
in Middletown, Conn.
Thu Mar 23
4:30 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Mar 29
4:30 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Thu Mar 30
4:30 PM
Lewis & Clark
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 01
2:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Apr 07
TBA
Denison
vs. at Midwest Invitational
@ Madison, Wis. in Madison, Wis.
Sat Apr 08
TBA
Denison
vs. at Midwest Invitational
@ Madison, Wis. in Madison, Wis.
Tue Apr 11
4:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Apr 15
9:00 AM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 20
4:30 PM
Baldwin Wallace
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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DU earns berth in NCAC title match

Sarah Torrence scored the match-clinching point against Oberlin on Saturday.
Sarah Torrence scored the match-clinching point against Oberlin on Saturday.

The 26th-ranked Denison women's tennis team earned a berth in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship match following a 5-2 victory over Oberlin on Saturday afternoon in Granville, Ohio.

With the semifinal win, the Big Red (11-8) secured a spot in the NCAC title match against the winner of the DePauw-Kenyon semifinal match. Oberlin (12-9) will take on the loser of the other semifinal in the third-place match. Both games will be played on Sunday in Granville at 12 p.m.

The Denison third doubles team of Heather Abzug and Eleni Coleman notched the first point of the match following an 8-3 win over Erin Johnson and Olivia Hay.  The Yeowomen tied the contest with an 8-5 decision at No. 2 doubles.

The Big Red regained its one-point advantage with a hard-fought win at the top singles flight.  For the second-time this season, the No. 1 team of Kelsey Geppner and Taylor Hawkins faced off against Oberlin's top doubles tandem, Brenna Sheldon and Grace Porter. At the Oberlin Invitational last September, Porter and Sheldon recorded an 8-5 win over Geppner and Hawkins, who were playing just their second match as a doubles team.

Fast forward seven months and the two teams were back on opposite sides of the court trying to help their respective squads reach the NCAC Tournament finals.  In a tightly contested match between regionally-ranked foes, the Denison duo avenged their previous loss with an 8-6 victory over Sheldon and Porter.

Sophomore Meg Chiumento extended DU's lead to 3-1 with a 6-4, 6-0 decision over Johnson. Sheldon, ranked third in the central region, improved to 2-0 in singles play against Geppner, ranked sixth, after recording a 6-2, 6-1 decision.

Denison got back in the win column when Hawkins cruised past Porter with matching 6-1 scores at second singles.  Hawkins picked up her team-best 16th victory, improving to 9-4 at the second flight. The match-clinching point came at sixth singles when sophomore Sarah Torrence defeated Hay in straight sets (6-3, 6-2). The win was Torrence's team-leading seventh straight and her 11th singles victory of the season.