Georgia College Men’s Tennis Starts Spring Season

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s tennis team will start their spring season when they travel to Morehouse College Friday afternoon. The Bobcats were ranked No. 16 in the 2012-13 ITA Preseason National Rankings.

The Bobcats finished the 2012 spring season with a 12-9 record overall and a 4-5 record in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play. The year included a trip to the NCAA Southeast Regional Tournament.

The Bobcats will feature six new members of the team, five freshmen and one junior. Three of the new members are international students, freshmen Yannick Haas (Troisdorf, Germany) and Mattia Campus (Rome, Italy), as well as junior Andreas Ainalides (Heusenstamm, Germany).

On a team with many new members seniorJohan Wadstein (Helsingborg, Sweden) returns after being named a 2012 All-American in doubles during his junior year.

The Bobcats first home game will be Tuesday, Feb. 12 when they welcome the Augusta State Jaguars to the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

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