Sherman, Texas – The 19th-ranked Tiger women's tennis team notched its eighth consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 5-2 win over Southwestern (TX) University on Sunday.
Head Coach Gretchen Rush has led Trinity to the conference title in each of her five seasons, and the Tiger women's program has now won 23 total SCAC Championships.
Trinity receives the SCAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Playoffs with official selections being announced on May 6.
Mary and Zoe Kaffen battled for a tough 8-6 victory at line one to finish off the sweep, securing their fourth straight doubles win to move to 10-8 on the year.
The Tigers kept the success going into singles as De Leon took a straight-set win at line four to put her team ahead 4-0.
Southwestern was able to grab a win at line one for its first point of the day, then followed that with a three-set victory at line two to make it a 4-2 match.
Zoe Kaffen stopped any momentum in its tracks though, as she rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 comeback victory to clinch the match for the Tigers at line three.
Trinity will await opening round selections to determine matchups, times, and location for the NCAA Playoffs.