Oxford Emory joins elite with third straight title


Peachtree, GA—Oxford Emory (GA) claimed the NJCAA DIII Women’s Tennis Championship on Saturday to become just the second team to capture three consecutive titles. Oxford Emory joins Rowan-Gloucester (NJ), who finished second in 2017, to win three championships.

  • Oxford Emory tallied a tournament-best 37 team points to win the title. The total points are the most for the Eagles in its three-year run.
  • Rowan-Gloucester totaled 20.5 points to finish second, followed by Camden County (NJ) who recorded 20 points.
  • Sophomore Caroline Kawula took home No. 1 singles for Oxford Emory after capturing No. 2 singles in 2016.
  • One year removed from the No. 3 singles title, Mary Kathryn Healy claimed No. 2 singles at the 2017 championship.
  • Oxford Emory captured all six singles flights for the second consecutive year.
  • The Eagles also won all three doubles flights for the third-straight year as Kawula and Healy teamed up to win No. 1 doubles 6-0, 6-2.
  • This is the fourth DIII title for the Eagles, tied with Mercer County (NJ) for most all-time.
  • Rowan-Gloucester’s Kelly Hernandez was named Coach of the Tournament after guiding the Roadrunners to their best finish since the 2014 title.
  • Naomi Wise of Camden County (NJ) earned the Spirit of the Tournament Award


Photos courtesy of Peachtree City Tennis Center.

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