by Matt Dalby, sports information graduate assistant
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis teams have each been seeded fifth heading into the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Tournament this weekend, as announced by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.
The Bobcat men (10-7, 4-5 PBC) will have a first-round matchup with four-seed Francis Marion University (10-5, 6-3 PBC) Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m.
The ‘Cats dropped their regular season match with the Patriots by a score of 6-3 in Florence, S.C.
The Georgia College women (12-9, 7-5 PBC) will take on Flagler College (9-8, 8-4 PBC) in their opening-round match beginning at 1 p.m. Friday.
GC fell to Flagler 6-3 in their regular season match back on Feb. 25 in Milledgeville, Ga.
Both the Bobcat men and women head into the PBC Tournament extremely hot, running off three-straight conference wins each to end the season.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at www.twitter.com/BobcatSports and www.facebook.com/gcbobcats for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.