by Andrew Gahwiler, sports information assistant
AIKEN, S.C. – The Georgia College women's tennis team (13-4, 8-1 PBC) extended its winning streak to five with a dominating win at USC Aiken (7-8, 2-6 PBC), 9-0.
The Bobcats began the day with doubles action as Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bordeaux, France) and teammate Kristen Jones (Marietta, Georgia) overpowered Oliver Veskovac and Sarah Bernos of the Pacers with a 8-0 win. The number two slot of doubles was a battle between Georgia College's Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Georgia) and Katie Krupp (Evans, Georgia) against Shauna Williams and Kayla Calvert of USC Aiken. The Bobcats came out on top in the match, 8-6.
Rounding out the doubles was Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Georgia) alongside Hannah Serdinia (Suwanee, Georgia) who defeated Marie Habiyaremye and Sabrina Tam, 8-2. Serdinia and Macy Polk are an unblemished 5-0.
Georgia College continued to put the Pacers away in singles action, as Jones took down Bernos of USC Aiken, 6-3, 6-0 at the number three slot. The Bobcats clinched the match with the next contest, Macy Polk defeating Veskovac, 6-2, 6-4 in the second singles contest. Clausse-Pujo added another point for Georgia College with her victory over Williams at the number one position, 6-0, 6-3.
Kelly battled in the four slot against Calver for the Pacers, with the Bobcats taking the match, 7-6, 6-0. Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Georgia) was able to complete her match without giving up a point to her opponent Tam, taking the contest, 6-0, 6-0. Taking the final match of the day was Krupp in straight sets over Habiyaremye, 6-1, 6-4. Krupp is a perfect 7-0 on the season.
The shutout marks the fifth on the season for the Bobcats, who will be back in action tomorrow, April 4 against No. 29 Lander University. The match is set for a 2 p.m. start time.
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