St. Louis, Mo. - After dropping the opening two sets at 12th-ranked Washington University in St. Louis by scores of 25-22 and 25-19, DePauw came all the way back to win the match with 25-17, 25-22 and 15-11 wins in the final three sets. The Tigers improved to 17-6, while the Bears slipped to 20-7.
Keegan Kollias assisted on 50 of DePauw's 64 kills,while Kaley Keating posted a team-high 22 digs. Haley Bitzer (2 solo, 3 assists) and Meaghan Etling (0 solos, 5 assists) paced DePauw with five blocks apiece. Kaylee Nichols and Stearley each had three service aces in the victory.
DePauw outhit the Bears, .234-212 and held a 64-56 edge in kills as well as a 74-71 advantage in digs.
The Tigers face Transylvania at Washington University at 11:30 a.m. CDT tomorrow and Nebraska Wesleyan at 1:30 p.m. CDT.