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Skidmore Competes in NCAA Women’s Tennis Tournament

The Skidmore College women’s tennis team poses during their NCAA Division III Tournament appearance last week. Photo via Skidmore Athletics. The Skidmore College women’s tennis team poses during their NCAA Division III Tournament appearance last week. Photo via Skidmore Athletics.

AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS — The Skidmore College women’s tennis team competed in the NCAA Division III Tournament last week after winning their 13th consecutive Liberty League championship. It was Skidmore’s 17th straight and 27th overall appearance in the tournament.

Heading into their first round matchup against Baruch College, the team was ranked 32nd nationally. They easily defeated their competitors in a 5-0 shutout. In the second round, Skidmore fell to 8th seed Amherst College, 5-0.

All told, the Thoroughbreds finished the season tied for 17th nationally, with a 13-6 record.

The last time Skidmore won an NCAA championship was in 1998. 

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