Sagehen Women’s Tennis Team Advances to the NCAA Elite Eight

Claremont, Calif. (May 28, 2009) – The Women’s Tennis Team will advance to the 2009 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championship quarterfinals with a 5-1 victory over University of Redlands.

This is the second consecutive year the Sagehens reached the Elite Eight as a team.

The 2009 NCAA Division III Championships will be hosted by Oglethorpe University at the Collins Hill Athletic Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

About the Pitzer-Pomona Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC.) Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

About Sagehen Athletics

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College to field 21 varsity teams – The Sagehens – that compete in Division III NCAA athletics and as members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). There are 10 men’s and 11 women’s teams: baseball (men), basketball, cross country, football (men), golf, lacrosse (women), soccer, softball (women), swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball (women) and water polo.

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