Georgia College Men’s Tennis Has Strong Finish at GC Fall Championships

Georgia College Men’s Tennis Has Strong Finish at GC Fall Championships

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — The Georgia College Men's Tennis team picked up 12 victories on the final day of the GC Fall Championships, dominating singles and doubles play throughout the day at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

In doubles round-robin play, Robin Moller (Hamburg, Germany) and Matt Rogel (Sautron, France) kicked off the day with a dominant 6-0 victory over Frederic Fibleuil and Antoine Loncle from ABAC. Shortly after, the Bobcat pair picked up another shutout win against Javier Villar and Romeo Luque from PBC-foe Young Harris, 6-0. 

Nathan Connelly (McDonough) and Cole Heller (Woodstock) also picked up a pair of wins, defeating ABAC's Pino Colon and Ferdinand Spickhoff, 6-3 and Young Harris' Ronnberg and Gonzalez, 6-2. After dropping their first match 6-0 to the duo of Quevedo and Zavrel from ABAC, Colton Phillips (Woodstock) and Ben McClurg (Belfast, Northern Ireland) battled back to dominate Asacarrunz and Ravelo from Young Harris, 6-0.

Noah Wallace (Grayson) and Ben Grunert (Roswell) rounded out doubles action with a win over Sa and Blumberg from ABAC.

In round-robin singles, Heller defeated ABAC's Blumberg 6-2, 6-2 and Grunert won his match against Sa by a score of 6-1, 6-1.

Group one singles featured a Bobcat in the title game, as Moller edged out Villar 6-4, 6-1 to claim the title. Also, in group one, Rogel claimed the bronze medal in the third-place game, knocking off Asacarrunz 6-2, 6-4. 

In Group 2, Phillips claimed third with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Ronnberg. Wallace, also in Group 2, secured fifth by defeating Spickhoff 6-3, 6-3 in the final action of the tournament.

The Georgia College Tennis season resumes in February, as they open Peach Belt Conference play by hosting Augusta University at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility at 1 p.m.

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