FORT VALLEY, Ga. – The No. 34 Georgia College women's tennis team (1-0) started off the 2014 season on the right foot, a 9-0 shutout win at Fort Valley State University (0-1) Friday afternoon.
The Bobcats surrendered just 14 total games on the afternoon's action.
Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) and Katie Krupp (Evans, Ga.) nearly blanked Vanessa Bolar and Naima Simpkins in the second slot 8-1. Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) and Hannah Serdinia (Suwannee, Ga.) paired for the third slot, with the freshman duo downing LaTesha Taylor and Ashley Stallings 8-2.
Cristalei Polk, Serdinia and Krupp each posted shutout wins in the fourth, fifth and sixth slots, respectively. Cristalei Polk beat Stallings, Serdinia topped Aromon and Krupp blanked Taylor.
Macy Polk had the toughest singles battle of the day, sliding by Louis 6-2, 6-3 in first singles. Clausse-Pujo played Bolar in the second slot for a 6-2, 6-0 win. Marevic dominated Simpkons in the third spot 6-0, 6-1.
GC Women's Tennis has now won at least seven season-openers in a row.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m., traveling to No. 16 Valdosta State University.
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