MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 41 Georgia College Men's Tennis team (9-6, 4-1 PBC) picked up a good Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win over the No. 21 Francis Marion University Patriots (6-8, 2-4 PBC) in dominating fashion Friday afternoon, 8-1.
The Bobcats started out strong taking all three doubles matches to give them an early advantage going into the singles round. Pedro Ecenarro (Santiago de Compostella, Spain) and Enzo Kohn (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) teamed for an 8-3 win in the second slot over Mauricio Guerrero and Matt Astell. Ecenarro and Kohn improve to 9-3.
Jannik Kumbier (Neumünster, Germany) and Robin Moller (Hamburg, Germany) earned the win in one spot in convincing manner over William Anth-Forsberg and Charles Hutchings, 8-2. The last victory was relatively close where Noah Wallace (Grayson) and Cole Heller (Woodstock) defeated the team of Paul Meuwissen and Henri Broeseler, 8-6.
The superior play continued for the Bobcats winning four out of five singles bouts while dropping the sixth-slot match. Ecenarro kept rolling with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Anth-Forsberg in the one slot. Kumbier was also outstanding for Georgia College defeating Guerrero in the second slot, 6-2, 6-2.
Another notable singles victory for the men was Moller who controlled Meuwissen 6-2, 6-1. The one blemish Friday came in the sixth spot where Heller fell to Anton Nordemhem in a hard fought match, 6-3, 2-6, 7-10.
Georgia College improves to 4-1 in PBC play and are back on the court when they travel to #50 University of North Georgia Wednesday, April 4 at 2 p.m.
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