Colorado Springs, Colorado - The 14th-ranked Trinity Men's tennis team clinched their ninth consecutive SCAC Championship title with a 5-0 sweep over Southwestern (TX) University.
With today's win, The Tigers have not only earned their ninth straight SCAC Championships, but this marks the program's 23rd overall SCAC men's tennis crown.
Trinity began the match with a solid sweep in doubles. First-years Jace Akagi-Okuma and Wilson Hamilton earned their 18th doubles victory of the season with a strong 8-1 win at line two. Wilson Lambeth and Jordan Pitts were the next match off the court with an 8-2 win at line one, and Tilden Oliver and Austin Crist were able to hold on for a 9-7 victory at line three to give the Tigers all three doubles points.
Akagi-Okuma continued to have a great day in singles competition, picking up a quick 6-1, 6-3 win at line four to expand his win streak to 14. Pitts was then able to clinch the match with a 6-0, 6-2 victory at line two to give the Tigers a solid 5-0 win over the Pirates.
Trinity will await an official bid from the NCAA to be announced Monday, May 7, at noon (ET).