San Antonio - The Trinity women's tennis team won its sixth consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-0 victory over Southwestern (TX) University on Sunday.
The 16th-ranked Tigers secured the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship with the victory over #28 Southwestern.
The Tiger doubles teams set the tone for the match by winning all three matchups. Liza Southwick and Marie Lutz won #1 doubles, Caroline Kutach and Zoe Kaffen took the second line, and Andrea De Leon and Mary Kaffen were victorious in the #3 match.
Kutach handily won #2 singles, and Lutz clinched the dual match by winning the third line.
The Tigers have won seven straight matches, and stand at 17-7. The Pirates finished their season with a 20-3 mark.
Sunday's win marked the third consecutive SCAC crown for third-year Head Coach Gretchen Rush.
Trinity now has 21 SCAC Women's Tennis Championships to its credit.
Official bids to the NCAA Championship will be issued May 8, with Regionals to be held May 12-14. The Regional site will be determined by the NCAA.