by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College Tennis
Facility becomes a
"who's who" in small college tennis every fall with the annual Fall
Collegiate Championships. Georgia College & State University has been
hosting since 1993 and always attracts some of the top collegiate
individuals and teams in the nation. The tourney will be this weekend
Oct. 10-12 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.
Six teams are set to participate in this year's tournament.
Baldwin Agricultural College Fillies ranked fourth in the ITA Junior
College Rankings, No. 25 Augusta State University Jaguars, Lander
University Bearcats, Florida Tech Panthers, University of Tampa
Spartans, and the No. 19 Bobcats of Georgia College will all face one
another in singles and doubles competition.
Abraham Baldwin's Chade Scott is ranked 53rd in the nation in
22nd in nation in doubles and is looking to improve on her rankings
this weekend. Georgia College's very own Marjorie Ceppo (Sao Paulo,
Brazil) was one-half of the 23rd nationally ranked doubles team.
Georgia College has three Flight "A" single winners and four
champions in tournament history. Abraham Baldwin won the Flight "A"
doubles championship in 2001.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics sponsors 10
athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II
program, Georgia College prides itself on balancing the life of the
student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in
post-season competition as well as documented academic success and
community-service involvement. Follow the Bobcats and their positive
impact on the Milledgeville community at www.gcsu.edu/bobcats.