MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Without dropping a single set on the day, the No. 34 Georgia College women's tennis team (3-1, 1-0 PBC) started its Peach Belt Conference (PBC) season off of the right foot, shutting out Georgia Southwestern State University (2-4, 0-2 PBC) Saturday on the road.
The domination continued through singles action, with Macy Polk shutting down Douberly 6-0, 6-2 in the first slot. Marevic then clinched the team win with a victory over Smith in third singles by the same score.
Clausse-Pujo beat Cangelosi 6-1, 6-2 in the second slot, and then Cristalei Polk toppled Ondo 6-2, 6-1 in fourth singles. The No. 6 slot win went to Krupp over Jamie Thomas 6-1, 6-2, before Serdinia finished off the sweep with a fifth-singles win over Shaw 6-1, 6-1.
The Bobcat women have now won in four straight conference openers, a streak that started in the 2011 season.
The Bobcats are back in action tomorrow, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m., traveling to No. 5 Columbus State University for more PBC action. More points will be available in the "Battle for the Pickle Barrel" rivalry competition with Columbus State. The Cougars currently hold a 9-1 advantage in the rivalry challenge.
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