YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women's tennis team (6-1, 5-1 PBC) controlled much of the match at Young Harris University (2-5, 1-4 PBC), winning 7-2 Saturday.
The Bobcats led 2-1 after doubles. The lone loss came in the first slot, as Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bourdeaux, France) and Kristen Jones (Marietta) lost to Eva Castiglioni and Elin Rundcrantz 9-7 in the first slot. Katie Krupp (Evans) and Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville) provided an 8-1 win in second doubles over Laura Sanchez and Maria Puerta. Krupp and Kelly improve to 4-3.
Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs) started singles action with a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the sixth slot over Hudgins. Clausse-Pujo got a win in the first spot, beating Aimee Dorley 6-2, 6-0. Jones added the point to clinch the team win, beating Rundcrantz 6-3, 6-4 in the second slot. The Bobcats went 2-1 in the remaining singles bouts.
Macy Polk won a 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 marathon with Castiglioni, improving to a team-best 5-1. Niemi dropped a 7-6, 6-3 bout to Puerta in the fifth slot, while Kelly provided a 6-2, 6-4 win over Sanchez in fourth singles.
The Bobcats are back in action Wednesday, March 11 taking on both Florida Tech and Coker College in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
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