March 8, 2011

#30 GC Women Ease Past Concord, 9-0

by Brian DeCandia, sports information graduate assistant

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 30 Georgia College women's tennis team (6-3) mauled the Concord University Mountain Lions (0-1) at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility Tuesday afternoon, 9-0.

The Bobcats swept the doubles portion of the team battle, 3-0. May Johnson (Sydney, Australia) and Michelle Lingner (Dunwoody, Ga.) took their first doubles match as a pair against Laura Leon and Kirby Mustard, 8-0. The 'Cats won 8-1 in the second slot when Lisa Setyon (Paris, France) and Kelly Edwards (Roswell, Ga.) toppled Cristina Knable and Emily Fletcher. CU forfeited at third doubles.

GC continued their dominance in singles against the Mountain Lions. Johnson finished the first singles match of the afternoon defeating Mustard, 6-0, 6-0. Lion played in the No. 1 slot toppling Leon, 6-0, 6-1.

Lochner played out of the No. 4 spot and downed Fletcher, 6-2, 6-0, improving her record to 6-3 with a streak of three straight. Tracy Bain (Norcross, Ga.) improved her season record to 2-0 defeating Knable, 6-1, 6-0. The Lions forfeited again at fifth and sixth singles.

The Bobcats will host North Georgia Thursday, March 10 for a 2 p.m. start.

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