On Tuesday afternoon, the Spring Hill College women's tennis team won a 7-2 decision at the University of Mobile and secured the host spot at the NAIA National Championship Tournament to be held at Mobile's Copeland-Cox Tennis Center on May 15-19, 2012.
Spring Hill grabbed a 2-1 advantage after doubles play and took the singles courts 5-1 to carry home the victory.
The Badgers have now won five consecutive matches.
1. Tomita/Abrantes (UM) def. Fritscher/Montegut (SHC); 9-7
2. Hedrick/Michaelis (SHC) def. Phillips/Smith (UM); 8-3
3. Castello/Leeds (SHC) def. Summersgill/Noelle Dew (UM); 8-0
1. Shelby Fritscher (SHC) def. Stephanie Tomita (UM); 6-4, 6-3
2. Marcela Abrantes (UM) def. McCall Hedrick (SHC); 6-4, 6-4
3. Tara Montegut (SHC) def. Treya Smith (UM); 6-3, 6-2
4. Elise Michaelis (SHC) def. Ambria Phillips (UM); 6-3, 6-2
5. Monica Castello (SHC) def. Cynthia Summersgill (UM); 6-0, 6-1
6. Maggie Leeds (SHC) def. Emily Kolakoski (UM); 6-1, 6-0
Spring Hill (7-1, 2-1 SSAC West) will next play at 9th-ranked William Carey University (9-6, 2-0 SSAC West) on Thursday, April 12, at 3 p.m. with the SSAC West Division title on the line.