April 7, 2013

#43 Women's Tennis Ends PBC Regular Season

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The No. 43 Georgia College women's tennis team (13-9, 7-6 PBC) finished their Peach Belt Conference (PBC) season Sunday afternoon as they took on Lander University (8-8, 4-7 PBC) and came away with the 5-2 victory.

Kayla Barksdale (Augusta, Ga.) and Katie Krupp (Evans, Ga.) made quick work of Carolina Lainez and Cayce Bradley, winning 8-3. The Bobcat duo earned their 15th victory this year.

Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) and May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) cruised to an 8-2 victory against Tiffany Vanhpraseuth and Marion Courbis.

Michelle Lingner (Dunwoody, Ga.) and Sarah Murray (Alpharetta, Ga.) were defeated by Ainhoa Rico Martin and Aurelia Ruffat 8-0.

Lander tied the game with Ruffat defeating Murray 6-0, 6-0.

Barksdale quickly put the Bobcats back in the lead with a 6-1, 6-3 takedown of Rico Martin. The victory extends Barksdale's winning streak to seven matches.

Krupp downed Vanhpraseuth 6-3, 6-3 and Johnson clinched the match with a 6-4, 6-0 win against Courbis.

The Bobcats finish the regular season Tuesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. against Clark Atlanta University.

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