2014-15 GC Women's Tennis News

February 27, 2015
Bobcat Tennis Keeps, Improves National Ranking
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. –The Georgia College women’s and men’s tennis teams remained nationally ranked this week.

February 26, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Reschedules Match at Brenau
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis match originally scheduled for today, Feb. 26 at Brenau University has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 7 at 3 p.m.

February 18, 2015
GC Tennis Teams Improve in ITA Region Ranks
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its second round of region rankings for the 2015 season, with both Georgia College programs improving one slot each in the Southeast Region.

February 17, 2015
GC Tennis Against Armstrong Postponed
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis matches against Armstrong State University, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 18 have been rescheduled due to inclement weather.

February 15, 2015
Win Streak Extends to Four for #26 GC Women’s Tennis
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – On a chilly day with brisk winds, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (4-0, 4-0 PBC) won its fourth-straight contest to start the 2015 season Sunday, beating the University of Montevallo (2-2, 0-2 PBC) 5-1 on the road.

February 14, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Rolls over Clayton State, 7-2
MORROW, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (3-0, 3-0 PBC) remained undefeated on the young season, taking down Clayton State University (3-2, 0-2 PBC) 7-2 on the road Saturday.

February 7, 2015
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Beats #30 Flagler, 5-4
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Backs against the wall down 4-2, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (2-0, 2-0 PBC) kept its unblemished record intact with three-straight singles wins and an eventual 5-4 victory over No. 30 Flagler College (0-2, 0-1 PBC).

February 5, 2015
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Starts Season with Win over GRU Augusta, 7-2
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Starting the 2015 season, the home opener and the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) opener all in the same match, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (1-0, 1-0 PBC) had a dominant 7-2 performance over GRU Augusta (2-1, 0-1 PBC) Thursday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

December 9, 2014
Palethorpe Named to Georgia College Athletics Hall of Fame Class for 2015
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce its 2015 class for the Georgia College Athletics Hall of Fame. The three-member class starts off with Georgia College tennis’ Michelle Palethorpe.

December 8, 2014
Georgia College Announces SAAC Members for 2014-15
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) gives all student athletes a voice at Georgia College through the influences of the 24 coach-nominated student-athletes.

December 2, 2014
#26 Women’s Tennis Releases Spring Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team and head coach Steve Barsby have announced the team’s 2015 spring schedule, featuring 11 home matches and 13 conference games.

November 17, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Ranked 26th in Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2014-15 Women’s Division II Preseason Rankings Nov. 10 and the Georgia College women’s team was ranked 26th in the nation. The Bobcats improved slightly after finishing 27th in the nation a year ago.

November 10, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Ranked Fourth in Southeast Region
SKILLMAN, N.J.—The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2014-15 Women’s Division II Regional Rankings on Nov. 3 and the Georgia College women’s team was ranked 4th in the Southeast.

October 7, 2014
Kelly Named First Back-to-Back Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville) won two titles at the GC Women’s Fall Championship this weekend, one in singles and one in doubles. She had a 6-0 combined record in the tournament, going 3-0 in both singles and doubles.

October 5, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Finishes Strong at Fall Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With 13 wins on the final day and four group championships, the Georgia College women’s tennis team finished a successful last day of play at the GC Women’s Fall Championships Sunday.

October 4, 2014
GC Women’s Fall Championship Completes Day One
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis squad posted 12 victories on day one of the GC Women’s Fall Championships Saturday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

October 2, 2014
Bobcat Tennis Pushes Back GC Women’s Fall Championship
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Due to a daunting weather forecast for Friday, the Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby announced a schedule change for this weekend’s GC Women’s Fall Championships at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

September 30, 2014
Kelly Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Ga.) from the Georgia College women’s tennis team has been named the Bobcat Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance at the ITA Southeast Regional championship this week, where she took runner up honors in Flight B Singles.

September 28, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Wraps up ITA Regionals
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team finished action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Regional Championships Sunday.

September 27, 2014
Bobcat Women Led by Youth at ITA Regionals
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team did battle at day two of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Regional Championships, picking up nine victories Saturday.

September 26, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Begins Action at ITA Regional Championships
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team began play at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships Friday in Sumter. The championships are a four-day event with only the first two rounds of singles and first round of doubles played Friday.

September 14, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Completes Action at Mercer’s Gridiron Classic
MACON, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team finished play in the first tournament of the fall season Sunday at the Mercer Bear Gridiron Classic hosted by Mercer University.

September 12, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Starts Season at Mercer’s Gridiron Classic
MACON, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team took the lid off the 2014 fall season Friday, with plenty of successful results in day one at the Mercer Bear Gridiron Classic, hosted by Mercer University.

September 11, 2014
Bobcat Tennis Starts Fall Season at Mercer
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis teams look to build off the momentum of dual trips to the NCAA Tournament once again last season, and kick off the fall 2014 campaign Friday, Sept. 12.

July 23, 2014
Bobcat Alum, Former Assistant Named Women’s Tennis Coach at NC State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Former Georgia College tennis player and assistant coach Simon Earnshaw (1993-96), who has guided Armstrong State University’s programs to an NCAA Division II record nine national championships, has been named as head women's tennis coach at NC State.

July 15, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Team, Players Honored for Academics by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently released its All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes, with Georgia College women’s tennis bringing home plenty of hardware.

June 23, 2014
Bobcat Athletics Puts School-Record 130 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 130 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, a school record. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.