MORROW, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women's tennis team (3-0, 3-0 PBC) remained undefeated on the young season, taking down Clayton State University (3-2, 0-2 PBC) 7-2 on the road Saturday.
Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bourdeaux, France) and Kristen Jones (Marietta) then fell 8-3 to Hannah Keeling and Raluca Pavel to even the match. The loss was the first for the Bobcat first doubles pair. Doubles action finished with a hard-fought 8-5 result for Macy Polk (Powder Springs) and Emma Niemi (Cumming) in third doubles over Darina Drozdova and Alina Ageichik.
Jones provided the first singles result by beating Mendes when the Laker player retired with injury in the first set. Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs) then provided a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the sixth slot over Ageichik. The remaining four singles matches each went three sets.
The team-win came from Niemi after beating Drozdova in fifth singles in a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 three-setter. Keeling picked up her team's second point in the first slot, edging Clausse-Pujo 6-1, 2-6, 6-3.
Kelly then beat Mets 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-3 and Macy Polk finished the match with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 defeat of Pavel in the second spot. The Polk sisters and Niemi remain undefeated on the 2015 campaign, each at 3-0.
The Bobcats are back in action tomorrow, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. eastern, traveling to the University of Montevallo.
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