CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Amherst will make its sixth consecutive national semifinal appearance thanks to a decisive 5-1 victory against Carnegie Mellon at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

Having dropped just one match since March 18, the Jeffs (21-3) extended their win streak to 12 while setting up a showdown against archrival Williams, who defeated NESCAC-rival Bowdoin 5-0 in one of the evening’s other quarterfinals. Winning two of the three meetings against the Ephs this season, Amherst is 2-3 all-time against Williams in NCAA play.

Staking the Purple & White to an early advantage, Safi Aly and Sarah Monteagudo dispatched of Brooke Tsu and Lydia Utkin at third doubles 8-5. Handing the ITA Northeast Region’s top doubles pairing just their second loss of the season, Katie Cecil and Bryn Raschke tripped up Jordan Brewer and Gabby Devlin 8-5. Jen Newman and Zoe Pangalos got Amherst back on track with a hard-fought 9-7 triumph against Angela Pratt and Nicholle Torres at second doubles.

DIII WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
Individuals Championship Recap
Hill: Amherst's Devlin wins fourth doubles title of career
Singles: Emory's Clark cruises to singles crown
Quarterfinal and Semifinal Recap
Hill: Ward makes return trip to doubles championship
Day 1 Recap
Hill: Emory's Clark returns strong in senior year
Championship Recap Gallery
Hill: Emory soars to national championship
Emory brings home national crown
Semifinal Recap
Hill: Amherst battles, will face Emory for championship
Semis: Amherst dethrones defending champ Williams
Semis: Emory returns to final, stays unbeaten vs. DIII
Quarterfinal Recap
Hill: Johns Hopkins does enough to hold on
Quarters: Williams eases by Bowdoin 5-0
Quarters: Law, Johns Hopkins stymies CMS' rally
Quarters: Amherst reaches sixth semifinal in a row
Quarters: Emory breezes by Washington (Mo.)
Hill: Williams looks for seventh title in a row
Brackets: Interactive  Printable
Individual Brackets: Singles Doubles
Notching three quick singles victories, the Jeffs once again punched their ticket to the national semifinals. Sue Ghosh got things going with a commanding 6-1, 6-1 win against Tsu in the fourth slot. Monteagudo followed with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against Abbey Hamstra at No. 6 before Newman clinched the match by downing Torres 6-4, 6-2.

At first singles, Brewer trailed Pratt 6-3, 2-6, 2-0 when play was halted. Devlin led Cecil 6-2, 5-2, while Pangalos was ahead of Elizabeth Martin 7-5, 1-4.

Tuesday’s semifinal against Williams is set for 6 p.m. ET.