Bobcat Women’s Tennis Jumps Another Seven Spots to #24 in ITA National Rankings

Senior Jena Kelly
Senior Jena Kelly

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TEMPE, Ariz.  The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its most recent round of national rankings, with Georgia College Women's Tennis earning the No. 24 spot.

The Bobcats jumped seven slots from last weeks ranking.

Georgia College is ranked second among the five Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools on the list, led by No. 3 Columbus State University. No. 28 University of North Georgia, No. 34 Young Harris College, and No. 45 Flagler College come in behind the Bobcats. Barry University continues to hold the top spot.

Senior Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Georgia) continues to own a spot on the individual national rankings, coming in at No. 59 this week. Kelly is 8-7 in singles play this season, including three losses against Nationally-Ranked opponents. She did pick up a win over Adrienne Bofinger of No. 28 University of North Georgia.

The Bobcats are back in action Thursday, April 12 as they travel to Columbus State University. 

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