MOBILE, Ala. – By defeating William Carey (Miss.), 5-1, Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) has claimed the NAIA Women's Tennis National Championship for the third-straight year on Saturday afternoon. The Warhawks have claimed nine titles in ten years.
Auburn Montgomery earned the first point of the match by winning No. 3 doubles as Morgane Zowczak and Hagar Caro teamed up to defeat William Carey's team of Anastasiya Zvyagintesva and Malin Collin, 8-2. The Warhawks also claimed No. 1 doubles, 8-3. The lone point for WCU was in No. 2 doubles as Sarah Maria Spurch and Julia Angerman picked up an 8-2 win.
Auburn Montgomery did not let the Lady Crusaders get anything going in singles action. Auburn Montgomery's Tiffany William defeated Sarah Maria Spruc, 6-1, 6-2, to give the Warhawks a 3-1 lead.
The lead grew to 4-1 within five minutes as the Warhawks' Jade Curtis defeated Carola Orna, 6-1, 6-1. Curtis, who finishes the season 21-0 in No. 1 singles action was named Marvin P. Richmond Outstanding Player award for the second time in her career. Curtis also claimed the award in 2011.
The clinching match was No. 3 singles as Morgane Zowczak won the national championship for Auburn Montgomery by defeating Maja Vuzem, 6-2, 6-2.