COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 19th-ranked Trinity University women's tennis team won its seventh consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-0 victory over 31st-ranked Southwestern University on Sunday. Official Website l Bracket l Postmatch Interview
Trinity is now 13-10 - 13-6 against Division III opposition - and will await an official bid from the NCAA when brackets are announced Monday, May 7, at Noon (ET).
The Tigers have captured seven consecutive SCAC titles, and now have 22 SCAC women's tennis championships as a program.
Just like yesterday's match, Caroline Kutach and Cheyenne Duncan got things started for the Tigers by earning the first doubles point with their 8-4 win at line three. Mary Kaffen and Zoe Kaffen followed suit with an 8-4 win of their own at line one. Marie Lutz and Andrea De Leon were able to pull out a 9-8 (9-7) win at line two, weathering a late rally by Southwestern to allow the Tigers to go up 3-0 after doubles.
Ashley DeBauge picked up the first doubles point of the day with a quick 6-1, 6-3 win at line two. Kutach followed suit after coming back in the second set of her match to take a 6-4, 6-3 win at line one.
Z. Kaffen, De Leon, and M. Kaffen all had matches left unfinished at lines three, four and five, respectively.
TRINITY 5, SOUTHWESTERN 0
April 22, 2018 at Colorado Springs, Colo. (Woodmoor Country Club)
|1. Caroline Kutach (TUW) def. Mary Cardone (SUWTN) 6-4, 6-3|
|2. Ashley DeBauge (TUW) def. Taite Drews-Jones (SUWTN) 6-1, 6-3|
|3. Zoe Kaffen (TUW) vs. Anna Schneemann (SUWTN) 6-7 (6-8), 2-1, unfinished|
|4. Andrea De Leon (TUW) vs. Ether Bowers (SUWTN) 4-6, 6-5, unfinished|
|5. Mary Kaffen (TUW) vs. Mariana Quetzeri (SUWTN) 1-2, unfinished|
|6. Francesca Canjar (TUW) vs. Cecile Wilde (SUWTN) unfinished|
|1. Mary Kaffen/Zoe Kaffen (TUW) def. Mary Cardone/Anna Schneemann (SUWTN) 8-4|
|2. Andrea De Leon/Marie Lutz (TUW) def. Ether Bowers/Julie Swets (SUWTN) 9-8 (9-7)|
|3. Cheyenne Duncan/Caroline Kutach (TUW) def. Maranda Kahl/Nicole Wilson (SUWTN) 8-4|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (2,1)|
|Trinity wins the 2018 SCAC Women's Tennis Championship|