Bobcat Women’s Tennis Brings in #40 National Rank

Junior Valeria Lopez
Junior Valeria Lopez

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TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its latest round of National Rankings Wednesday, with Georgia College Women's Tennis (9-5, 3-1 PBC) positioned No. 40. This marks an appearance in the national ranks for the second-straight week for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats are one of five Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools in the list, which has undergone an overhaul this season, utilizing a computer formula to choose the top-50 teams in the country. Columbus State University is No. 3, followed by No. 28 University of North Georgia, No. 31 Young Harris College, No. 33 Flagler College and the Bobcats. This ranking came out before the Bobcats' 5-4 victory over the No. 33 Saints yesterday.

The Bobcats are back in action Friday, March 30 at 1 p.m., playing host to Francis Marion University.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup and the 2017 PBC Sportsmanship Institution of the Year, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.