Delaware, Ohio - After battling to a 1-1 tie through the first 43 minutes at Ohio Wesleyan, DePauw erupted for five second-half goals in a 6-3 North Coast Athletic Conference win over the Battling Bishops. DePauw improved to 1-4 overall and 1-2 in the NCAC, while Ohio Wesleyan dropped to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in conference play.
Ohio Wesleyan knotted the score at 3-3 as Barbara Welling and Roberts scored with Welling assisting on the latter at 54:27.
Milner provided the eventual game-winner at 59:30 on an assist from Chrstina Bourantas before Bechthold recorded a hat trick on KElsey Doerr's assist at 62:17. Maddi Little rounded out the scoring on Zesiger's third assist with less than one minute remaining.
DePauw outshot the Bishops, 19-9 including 7-5 on goal. The Tigers also held a 16-6 edge in corners. Hannah Metzger recorded one save in goal, while Ohio Wesleyan's Paige Ross also had one save.
The Tigers host Oberlin at Noon on Saturday, September 22, in a contest that will be played at Blackstock Stadium.