Full Results: http://gcbobcats.com/sports/wten/2016-17/files/WT16.xtg
By Angela Moryan, Sports Information Assistant
The ladies started off the day strong, winning two of the three doubles matches. Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Georgia) paired up with Emma Niemi (Cumming, Georgia) to get a big win in the first doubles flight. The Bobcats landed on top of the Pacers' Marie Habiyaremye and Olivera Veskovac 8-6. In court three, Camilla Negrini (Milan, Italy) and Kristen Jones (Marietta, Georgia) downed Victoria Giannaccini and Nadine Tusiama in a tight 9-7 match for the second Georgia College point. Macy Polk (Powder Springs, Georgia) and Hannah Serdinia (Suwanee, Georgia) fell to Kayla Calvert and Brigitta Mirak in the second flight 8-2, giving the Pacers their first point of the day.
The Bobcats capitalized on their early lead and continued the momentum into singles, just one win short of a full singles sweep. Kelly came up with the first win in the second spot as she shut down Veskovac 6-0, 6-2. Then Serdinia followed suit, grabbing the fourth Georgia College point after a three-set win. She won the first set 6-4, but the Pacers' Calvert forced a split with a 6-4 win of her own. The Pacer could not overcome Serdinia's power, though, and fell with a 6-0 tiebreaking third.
Niemi got the team win for the Bobcats with her victory on court five over Habiyaremye, 6-4, 7-6. Jones and Polk followed quickly after. Jones topped Alice Neves 7-5, 6-2, and Polk stopped a split, beating Tusiami 7-5, 7-6, in the No. 1 spot.
Mirak was the only Pacer to win a singles match. She defeated Negrini in the third line, 6-0, 6-2.
The Bobcats travel to Wingate University Tuesday for another mid-week non-conference match-up. First serve is scheduled for 11 a.m.
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