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

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