#29 GC Men Upend #25 North Georgia, 8-1

#29 GC Men Upend #25 North Georgia, 8-1

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 29 Georgia College men's tennis team (8-7, 2-5 PBC) notched an important Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victory over No. 25 North Georgia, taking down the Saints impressively 8-1 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility. 

Senior student-athletes Jerome Leborgne (Coordimanche, France) and Leo Bernardes (Sao Paulo, Brazil) didn't disappoint in their final home matches, picking up four victories for the Bobcats. 

Leborgne paired with Johan Wadstein (Helinsgborg, Sweden) at the top doubles position to take down Mateus Camasmie and Felipe Friedrich by a score of 8-3. Leborgne went on to defeat Friedrich at the first singles spot 6-2, 6-4, as well. 

At the third doubles spot Bernardes teamed with Wictor Andersson (Karlskoga, Sweden) to beat Giovani Santos and Brandon Sloan easily 8-1. Bernardes would also win his singles match over Mathew Guida 0-6, 6-0, 6-4 at the third singles spot, giving him his 10th singles victory of the season.

At the second doubles position, Kasper Konyves (Helsingborg, Sweden) and Tyler Franks (Greensboro, Ga.) fell to Guida and Rodrigo Magan 8-5. 

That would be the lone Bobcat loss on the day, as Alex Schubert (Frankfurt, Germany) notched a 6-2, 6-1 win over Santos to get the 'Cats back on track. 

Wadstein would pick up the match-clinching victory for the Bobcats with a 6-3, 6-2 win against Camasmie, giving him double-digit singles wins on the year. 

Andersson would match his classmate with a 6-2, 6-4 win of his own at the final singles spot against Sloan, while Konyves added one of his own for good measure topping Magan 6-3, 7-5 at the fourth slot. 

The Georgia College men will head to No. 12 Augusta State University Friday, April 13 for another important PBC matchup. 

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