PEMBROKE, N.C. – The No. 26 Georgia College women's tennis team (13-4, 6-2 PBC) posted its ninth shutout of the season Saturday, this time blanking UNC Pembroke (10-8, 2-8 PBC) on the road.
The Bobcats surrendered just six games in doubles action, starting with an 8-1 domination by Katie Krupp (Evans, Ga.) and Cristalei Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) in the third slot over Morgan Sheehan and Monica Espitia. The Bobcat freshman maintains her team lead in singles action at 13-3.
First doubles pair Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bourdeaux, France) and Ivana Marevic (Rottweil, Germany) added an 8-2 victory in first doubles over Shelby Bickel and Hannah Herlocker. Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Ga.) and Hannah Serdinia (Suwanee, Ga.) completed the sweep over Gabriela van Ooststroom and Leigh-Anne McAfee with an 8-3 win.
Strong play continued in singles action, as Cristalei Polk shut out van Ooststroom to start things off in the fourth spot. The team clinching point came from second singles, where Clausse-Pujo made short work of Bickel 6-1, 6-0.
Next came a 6-1, 6-3 victory for Macy Polk over McAfee in the first slot, then Marevic beat Herlocker 6-2, 6-0 in third singles. Serdinia dispatched Espitia 6-1, 6-0 in the fifth slot before Krupp capped the shutout in a three-set battle with Madeline DiNunzio 6-2, 2-6, 10-3.
Clausse-Pujo, Krupp, Marevic and Macy Polk each picked up their 10th win of the season in today's match.
The Bobcats are 6-2 in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) good for fifth in the league standings with five conference games left.
The Bobcats are back in action tomorrow, April 6 at 11 a.m., taking on No. 30 Francis Marion University.
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