March 23, 2013

#18 Women’s Tennis Cruises to 7-2 win over Luther College

 

ORLANDO, Fla. – The No. 18 Georgia College women's tennis team (8-8) kicked off their spring break trip in Orlando, Fla. taking on Luther College (10-5). The Bobcats came away with the dominant 7-2 victory.

Kayla Barksdale (Augusta, Ga.) and Katie Krupp (Evans, Ga.) increased their winning streak in doubles play to six matches as they took down Elise Allen and Maggie Helms 8-4.

Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) and May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) made quick work of Annie Whiteley and Katy Lindstrom, winning 8-1.

Michelle Lingner (Dunwoody, Ga.) and Sarah Murray (Alpharetta, Ga.) pushed Lola White-Baer and Hailey Johnson to the limit but came up short, losing 9-7.

Johnson blanked White-Baer, winning 6-0, 6-0. Playing in the No. 5 slot, Lingner followed with another quick win, taking down Whiteley 6-1, 6-0.

Krupp clinched the team win for the Bobcats as she defeated Lindstrom in the No. 4 slot 6-2, 6-2. Barksdale pushed the score to 6-2 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Helms. Marevic played in the No. 1 slot and took down Allen, the top ranked Norse, 6-2, 6-1.

Murray was close in both sets, but fell to Adriana DePaolis 6-4, 7-5.

The Bobcats return to the court for another neutral site match Monday, March 25 when they take on University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.

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