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Fri Feb 23
Final
9 Denison
0 vs. Allegheny
@ Westwood Racquet Club in Erie, Pa.
Sat Feb 24
Final
3 Denison
6 vs. Indiana (PA)
@ Club Sport & Health in Monroeville, Pa.
Fri Mar 02
Final
4 #21 Hope
5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 03
Final
0 Kalamazoo
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Mar 07
Final
8 Denison
1 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Thu Mar 15
Final
2 Northwestern Ohio
7 #35 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Mar 19
Final
0 Denison
7 vs. Towson
@ USTA National Campus (Collegiate Courts 1-6) in Orlando, Fla.
Tue Mar 20
Final
7 Denison
2 vs. Colorado Col.
@ USTA National Campus (Team USA Courts 9-14) in Orlando, Fla.
Thu Mar 22
Final
0 Denison
9 at Fla. Southern
in Lakeland, Fla.
Fri Mar 23
Final
1 St. Lawrence
8 vs. Denison
@ USTA National Campus (Team USA Courts 15-20) in Orlando, Fla.
Tue Mar 27
Final
6 #22 Kenyon
3 #35 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final
0 Shawnee St.
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 07
Final
1 John Carroll
8 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 10
Final
0 Wittenberg
9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 14
Final
6 Denison
3 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Fri Apr 27
Final
0 Wittenberg
5 vs. Denison
@ North Central H.S. NCAC Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind.
Sat Apr 28
Final
3 Oberlin
5 vs. Denison
@ North Central H.S. -- Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Ind.
Sun Apr 29
Final
0 #32 Denison
5 vs. #22 Kenyon
@ North Central H.S. in Indianapolis, Ind.
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DU falls to No. 4 Carnegie Mellon

Sarah Short (pictured) and Alex Marcell logged their 10th-straight win.
Sarah Short (pictured) and Alex Marcell logged their 10th-straight win.

Denison dropped a 7-2 decision to fourth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday afternoon in Granville.

After falling behind 2-0, the No. 1 doubles team of senior Sarah Short and junior Alex Marcell rallied for their 15th victory of the season.  The Big Red tandem struggled and found themselves behind 6-2 to the Tartans' Courtney Chin and Laura Chen.  Short and Marcell went on to score five of the next six points, and staved off four match points to tie the flight at 7-7.  The DU duo went on to break Chin and Chen's serve en route to grabbing their first lead of the match.  After a back-and-forth battle in their first match point of the day, Short and Marcell held serve to secure Denison's first point of the afternoon.

However, Carnegie Mellon captured five of six singles flights to secure their 14th victory of the season.  First-year Heather Abzug notched the Big Red victory at No. 5 singles.  Despite dropping the opening set 7-6 (7-3), Abzug rallied to post a pair of 6-3 decision in the second and third sets en route to her second-straight victory.

DU falls to 7-9 on the year, while CMU improves to 14-3.  Denison returns to the court on Sunday when they host Oberlin College at 1 p.m.