The Cougars lifted its second straight NCAA Division II championship trophy after Jennifer Reuter and Nicky Demuro were victorious at No. 3 doubles in a three-set match over Abilene Christian. The Cougars needed one victory in the doubles matches after taking four of six singles matches in the national championship finals. With the championships hosted by California State-Northridge, SIUE also walked away highly-successful in the singles and doubles events. Christina Bokelund and Portia George won the NCAA Division II doubles crown while George advanced to the finals of the singles tournament. Other key members of the team for Coach Bob Meyers were Michele Wreen, Lisa Schuito, Jill David, and assistant coach Russ Morris.