Playing its second tough road contest in three days, Tommie Women's Tennis outlasted Bethel 5-4 in Tuesday's MIAC match in Arden Hills.
St. Thomas (14-2 overall, 8-1 MIAC) secured the program's fifth consecutive top-three conference finish.
The Toms close the regular season Sunday at Carleton in what likely will determine second place in the MIAC.
St. Thomas 5, Bethel 4
1s. (B)Maggie Riemann def Jenna Zimmerman 6-1, 6-0
2s. (UST) Caitlin Bakke def Makenze Novak 6-1,6-4
3s. (UST) Taylor McLeod def Jill Wentzell 7-5, 6-0
4s. (UST) Paige McLeod def Mattie Kidder 6-7 (4), 6-1, 10-8
5s. (B)Sami Hint def Catherine Lindsay 6-4, 5-7, 11-9
6s. (UST) Sarah Benoy def Meghan Schuler 6-1, 6-1
1d. Riemann/Kidder def T.McLeod/P.McLeod 9-7
2d. Novak/Wentzell def Zimmerman/Bakke 8-6
3d. Lindsay/Benoy def Hint/Matte Lubber 8-3