#15 GC Women’s Tennis Posts Shutout for Sixth-Straight Win

Freshman Jena Kelly picked up the match-clinching win.
Freshman Jena Kelly picked up the match-clinching win.

GREENWOOD, S.C. – No. 15 Georgia College women's tennis (14-4, 9-1 PBC) extended its win streak to six with a 9-0 victory at No. 29 Lander University (5-6, 3-5 PBC) Saturday. Georgia College's nine conference wins already matches last season's total.

The Bobcats breezed through doubles action, allowing just 11 total points. Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bourdeaux, France) and Kristen Jones (Marietta, Georgia) teamed for an 8-5 win over Marion Courbis and Renata Mello in the first slot, improving the Bobcat pair to 10-8.

Katie Krupp (Evans, Georgia) and Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Georgia) teamed for another 8-5 win in the second slot over Elise Sancelme and Alyssa Savill. Krupp and Kelly are 12-6 on the year.

In third doubles action, Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Georgia) and Hannah Serdinia (Suwanee, Georgia) stayed perfect at 6-0, nearly blanking Maggie Elliott and Anni Poikola 8-1.

The first singles point came from the sixth slot, as Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Georgia) won her 10th match of the season (10-5), going past Lori Flick 6-1, 6-0. Clinching the team win for Georgia College was Kelly, topping Mello 6-1, 6-2 in the fourth slot.

Clausse-Pujo made short work of Courbis in the first slot 6-0, 6-4, followed by a win for Krupp in the fifth slot over Savill in two 6-3 sets. Krupp is now 8-0 in singles action this season.

Macy Polk went three sets with Sancelme in second singles, battling back 2-6, 7-5, 10-0. Closing out the dominant day was Jones in third singles, beating Poikola in two 6-4 sets.

The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, April 11 at 1 p.m., playing host to Georgia Southwestern State University.

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