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February 7, 2013

VSU tennis teams fall to Georgia College

VALDOSTA — Georgia College overcame an early deficit to defeat Valdosta State 6-3 in men's tennis action on Wednesday.

The Blazers (0-2) won two of the three doubles matches. Konstantin Kutschenko and Mario Navarro won 8-6 over Johan Wadstein and Andreas Ainalides. Tammo Haake and Sebastian Jasyk won 8-5 over Wictor Andersson and Yannick Hass.

But the Bobcats earned the first four singles points to win the match. Kutschenko got the only VSU singles point, defeating Wadstein 6-1, 7-5.

Valdosta State returns to action Saturday, when it travels to Daytona Beach, Fla. to face Embry-Riddle.

Lady Blazers fall to GCSU

VALDOSTA — Georgia College withstood a Valdosta State rally and defeated the Blazers 5-4 in women's tennis action Wednesday.

The Blazers (0-1) were forced to forfeit both a doubles and a singles point due to an illness that left the team with only five players. Then Georgia College won both doubles matches.

Valdosta State stormed back in singles play, claiming the first four points. Michelle Fischer won 6-1, 6-0. Juliana Boehm won 6-1, 6-1. Laura Ubeda kept the VSU rally going with a 6-3, 6-2 win. Alina Nagel won 6-2, 6-3. But GCSU’s Katie Krupp won the deciding match in three sets.

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