SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently released updated national rankings, with Georgia College men's tennis (19-7) placing No. 11 in the nation. The Bobcats recently finished their season as the runner-up to No. 2 Armstrong in the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament.
The Bobcats were previously ranked No. 17 after starting the season with the No. 16 position. The No. 11 ranking is the third-best finish in the NCAA era of Bobcat Tennis.
Senior Johan Wadstein (Helsingborg, Sweden) ranked No. 21 in singles, using a strong end to his season to jump over 20 spots in the rankings.
The Bobcats reached the NCAA Regional Tournament for the seventh year in a row during the 2012-13 season; their furthest post-season trip came in 2009 when they reached the Elite Eight.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 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.