Houston, Texas - The 14th-ranked Trinity women's tennis team lost 5-4 to #26 Johns Hopkins (MD) University Wednesday at Rice (TX) University.
Johns Hopkins swept doubles to take control of the match with a 3-0 lead, though Trinity got to a tiebreaker in two of the three contests.
Unfortunately, Johns Hopkins took the next two points to clinch the match.
Zoe Kaffen and Kutach finished off the contest with two hard-fought three-set wins at the #1 and #3 positions.
Trinity now stands at 5-4 overall and is 5-1 against NCAA Division III opponents, while Johns Hopkins improved to 2-3 with the win.
Mary Kaffen remained undefeated with a 5-0 record in singles, including four victories from the #6 singles spot.
Caroline Kutach won her sixth consecutive singles match to improve her season mark to 6-2, playing at the top line in all eight of her matches.
Ashley DeBauge improved her season record to 6-3 in singles, which now includes a 6-2 mark at line two.
Hailey Feuer lost for just the second time this season in singles, snapping her four-match win streak in today's matchup.
The Tigers travel to Kingsville, Texas, to take on NCAA Division II member Texas A&M University-Kingsville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday