Georgia Gwinnett Women Claim Fourth Straight NAIA Title

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2019 NAIA Women's National Champions Georgia Gwinnett
The Georgia Gwinnett women's tennis team claimed its fourth consecutive NAIA national title on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of NAIA)

By Brad Cygan
NAIA Director of Communications

MOBILE, Ala.
 – [Schedule | Bracket] The Grizzlies of Georgia Gwinnett won their fourth consecutive NAIA Women’s Tennis National Championship, defeating Keiser (Fla.) by the score of 5-2.

The Grizzlies took the top two doubles matches, winning 8-1 at line one, then winning 8-3 at line two. Keiser came away with an 8-3 win at line three to get within a point heading to singles play.

The first singles point went to GGC at Line 6, where Tereza Koplova won 6-1, 6-1.

Madeline Bosnjak made it 4-1 Grizzlies with a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 1 singles. Bosnjak was also named the Marvin P. Richmond Outstanding Player for the second year in a row. She finished the week a perfect 4-0 at No. 1 Singles, and concluded her junior season with a 21-0 singles record.

Keiser got back on the board with a win from Aleksandra Grela at No. 4 Singles, winning 6-3, 6-0.

In her final collegiate match, Henar Munoz clinched the title with a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 3 Singles.

Georgia Gwinnett’s fifth national championship moves it into a tie for the second most all-time in women’s tennis behind former member’s Flagler (5) and Auburn Montgomery (14).

This is the first time a team has won four straight titles in women’s tennis since Auburn Montgomery won six straight from 2004 through 2009.

2019 NAIA Women’s Tennis National Championship Most Outstanding Player: Madeline Bosnjak, Georgia Gwinnett

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