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Atlanta area Colleges win National Titles

Three area teams brought home National Championships last month. 

Georgia Gwinnett captured the gold in both Man's and Women's The men capped off a perfect 26-0 season by defeating Xavier in the National Championship match. The depth on this year's team was incredible as the Grizzlies placed 6 players on the NAIA All America team. This is Georgia Gwinnett's 3rd National Championship in as many years.  No other team has ever achieved an NAIA national title three-peat in its first three years of eligibility. For more in depth coverage: Grizzles Men's Tennis Homepage.

The women of Georgia Gwinnett lost a heartbreaking match in the 2015 National Championship. That loss set them on a mission, and it was a mission they would see through to the end. Finishing the regular seasons with an 18-2 record, the Grizzlies entered the National Championships as the top seed. They lived up to their seed as they claimed their second national championship in the last three years. THe wopmen's team also plaecd 6 on teh All America team. For more in depth coverage: Grizzles Women's Tennis Homepage.

Emory's women's team entered the DIII national championships as one of the favorites to bring home the crown. They were dominant in topening rounds, not dropping c court through the quartefinals and then dispaching their semifinal oppenent 5-1. The National title match was much more of a challenge as the Eagles had to come back after trailing on three separate occassions in teh match. They were on the brink, down 4-3 with two courts remaining, and pulled them both out for the 5-4 victory. This title is the 2nd in the last three years for the Eagles!  Emory Women's Tennis Homepage

 

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