Bobcat Women’s Tennis Keeps #7 Slot In Region

Senior Macy Polk
Senior Macy Polk

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INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released the third round of Division II Women's Tennis Region Rankings this week, with national No. 31 Georgia College Women's Tennis (11-9) positioned No. 7 in the Southeast Region.

Gearing up for the upcoming Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament, the Bobcats are seventh in the region behind five Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools. Columbus State University takes the top slot, followed by Armstrong State University and Flagler College third. The University of North Georgia has moved to fourth, with Francis Marion University and Young Harris College taking the remaining two slots in front of Georgia College. Wingate University from the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) comes in eighth, with SAC schools Queens University and Tusculum College taking the final two slots.

The final version of this poll is used to determine the five at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament, beginning April 29. The region has three automatic bids, given to the tournament champions for the PBC, SAC and Conference Carolinas (CC), and the five remaining slots are filled by the final version of this poll.

GC Women's Tennis is back in action Friday, April 21 at 9 a.m., the No. 7-seed Bobcats beginning the 2017 PBC Tournament against No. 2-seed Armstrong State University.

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