#22 Bobcats Halt Hurricanes 5-0

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

JONESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia College & State University women's tennis team, the No. 6 seed, defeated the Georgia Southwestern University Hurricanes, the No. 11 seed,  5-0 today to advance to the second round of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tennis Championships.

The Bobcats took all three doubles matches and won second and fifth singles to take the match.

Diane Danna (Paris, France) and Bertille Lion (Lyon, France) defeated Monica Osam and Ashley Waters 8-0 at second doubles for the largest margin of victory for Georgia College.

At first doubles, Marjorie Ceppo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Gabby Acuna (Peachtree City, Ga.) beat Leady Cuellar and Lauren Grogan 8-6. Lastly, at third doubles the twosome of Angy Cuellar (Bogota, Colombia) and Adriana Acuna (Peachtree City, Ga.) took down the team of Brittney Bowden and Adrienne Demarest 8-1.

Both singles matches were shutouts as Danna blanked Grogan 6-0, 6-0 at second singles. Similar results were seen at fifth singles as Georgia College's Cuellar defeated Bowden in straight 6-0 sets.

The Bobcats advance to the second round and will square off against No. 3 seed Francis Marion University tomorrow, April 18 at 11:30 a.m.

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