Trinity's Kutach Named ITA All-American

Trinity's Kutach Named ITA All-American

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2018 All-America Teams for Division III women's tennis Wednesday and Caroline Kutach of Trinity University joined Southwestern's Kate Daugherty and Esther Bowers as honorees from the SCAC.

A junior from McGregor, Texas, Kutach earned the accolade by her tie for 20th in the final ITA national singles rankings. She completed the dual-match season with a 14-6 record at the #1 singles position and was ranked third in the West Region. Kutach received a bid to the NCAA Division III Singles Championship, where she fell to the seventh-seeded player in the opening round.

Earlier, Kutach was elected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Women's Tennis Player of the Year. Kutach helped spark the Tigers to their seventh consecutive conference title, while earning All-SCAC honors for the third straight time.

To earn ITA All-America honors, a player must meet any of the following criteria:

Singles
1.) Top 8 seed in NCAA singles tournament
2.) Win one round at NCAA singles tournament
3.) Finish in the Top 20 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings
4.) Win USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament
5.) Wins first-round match at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships 

(including players who receive at-large invitations to the tournament) 

Doubles
1.) Top 4 seed in NCAA doubles tournament
2.) Win one round at NCAA doubles tournament
3.) Finish in the Top 10 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings
4.) Win USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament
5.) Wins first-round match at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships 

(including teams who receive at-large invitations to the tournament)

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