2016-17 Men's Tennis News

June 5, 2017
Oliveira Named An All-American By ITA
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s tennis sophomore Patrick Oliveira was named an All-American on Monday after the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final rankings of the season. Oliveira and North Georgia’s Niklas Zielen represented the Peach Belt Conference and earned All-America status after being ranked among the top 20 singles players in the nation in the final ITA poll.

May 31, 2017
Oliveira Ranked No. 2 In Southeast Region By ITA
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final Division II men's tennis regional rankings of the 2017 season and Augusta University sophomore Patrick Oliveira is ranked No. 2 in the NCAA Southeast Region.

April 26, 2017
Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Nationally ranked Augusta University men’s tennis sophomore Patrick Oliveira earned Peach Belt All-Conference honors for his play in the 2017 season.

April 17, 2017
Seven Jags Named Peach Belt All-Academic For Men’s Tennis
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team had seven of their nine student-athletes named Peach Belt Conference All-Academic on Monday afternoon. The PBC released the All-Academic team from their league offices. Seniors Arthur Andrade, Joao Gabriel Freitas, Gabriel Pansera, juniors Gabriel Dos Santos, Moritz Gehlhaus, and sophomores Joao Ferreira and Patrick Oliveira represented Augusta on the list.

April 14, 2017
Jags Win 6-3 Over GSW On Senior Day To Wrap Regular Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes on Friday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and won a 6-3 Peach Belt Conference battle in their last regular-season match of the 2017 season.

April 14, 2017
Jags Tennis Sets Senior Day April 14 For Final Home Match Of Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s and men’s tennis teams will celebrate 2017 Senior Day on Friday, April 14 prior to their Peach Belt Conference home match at 2:00 p.m. against Georgia Southwestern in Newman Tennis Center.

March 28, 2017
Augusta Knocks Off No. 14 Georgia College, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis squad hosted the No. 14 Georgia College Bobcats on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and won 6-3 in Peach Belt Conference action.

March 21, 2017
Jags Upended By USC Aiken, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis squad hosted USC Aiken on Tuesday afternoon and lost a 6-3 Peach Belt Conference match at Newman Tennis Center.

March 14, 2017
Augusta Men's Tennis Crushes Concord, 9-0
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team didn’t drop a set to win a 9-0 non-conference match over Concord University on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.

March 8, 2017
Augusta Drops 7-2 Match To Wingate Bulldogs
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hosting the Wingate Bulldogs for a non-conference match on Wednesday, the Augusta University men’s tennis team lost a 7-2 match at Newman Tennis Center.

March 3, 2017
Men’s Tennis Comeback Falls Short In 5-4 Loss To Young Harris
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team played its second road match in the Peach Belt Conference on Friday against the Young Harris Mountain Lions and dropped a close 5-4 match at the Bob & Gayle Nichols Tennis Complex.

February 25, 2017
Augusta Jags Drop 5-4 Match To Flagler
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted the Flagler Saints on Saturday morning or the second-straight Peach Belt Conference match at Newman Tennis Center and dropped a hard fought 6-3 game.

February 19, 2017
Jags Fall To No. 6 Columbus State, 7-2
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted its first Peach Belt Conference home match of the season on Sunday morning at Newman Tennis Center and fell 7-2 to nationally ranked Columbus State.

February 13, 2017
Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt Player Of The Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University freshman men’s tennis player Patrick Oliveira went 3-0 at both #1 singles and #1 doubles in three matches to earn Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week honors. The PBC announced the award Monday from the league offices.

February 10, 2017
Jags Record Third Straight Flawless Victory In 9-0 Win over Emmanuel
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team earned its fifth consecutive win to start the season in a 9-0 non-conference match against the Emmanuel Lions on Friday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center. It was the third consecutive match where the Jaguars didn’t drop a set.

February 9, 2017
Men’s Tennis Wins 5-4 Over Belmont Abbey
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted Belmont Abbey on Thursday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and pulled out a 9-0 flawless victory to remain undefeated.

February 4, 2017
Augusta Men’s Tennis Beats Down Barton, 6-3
SUMTER, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team played Barton College in a neutral site, non-conference matchup on Saturday and won 6-3 at the Palmetto Tennis Center.

February 3, 2017
Men’s Tennis Rolls Erskine, 8-1, In Season Opener
DUE WEST, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team broke open the 2017 season on Friday afternoon at Erskine College in Due West, S.C. The Jaguars won 8-1 in the non-conference match – only dropping one singles match.

January 23, 2017
Patrick Oliveira Named Preseason All-Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the 2017 season beginning in mere days, the Peach Belt Conference has revealed the six-member men's tennis preseason All-Conference team and Augusta University sophomore Patrick Oliveira made the list.

December 29, 2016
Augusta University Announces 2017 Men’s Tennis Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s tennis coach Michael McGrath announced the 2017 schedule that begins in February and features 16 total matches.

November 23, 2016
Men's & Women's Tennis Ranked Nationally In The Top 50
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Augusta University men's and women's tennis teams are ranked amongst the top-50 teams in the nation in the 2016 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division II National Fall Rankings, as announced on Tuesday by Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Lady Jaguars sit No. 42 in the preseason ITA list and the Augusta men are ranked No. 49.

November 19, 2016
Men’s & Women’s Tennis Ranked Ninth In First Regional Rankings Of 2016-17 Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s tennis teams are each ranked ninth in the first regional rankings of the 2016-17 season from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

September 30, 2016
Men’s Tennis Announces 2017 Roster With Seven Returners
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis squad returns seven student-athletes from last season and signed new freshman Odyr Cruz for the 2016-17 season that officially begins with the spring season in February.

July 25, 2016
Men’s & Women's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Teams, 11 Earn Scholar-Athlete Award
TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2016 Academic Awards on Thursday, July 21 and the Augusta Jaguars men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned the All-Academic Team award. All six Jaguar women from 2015-16 also picked up the ITA Scholar-Athlete accolade, while five from the men’s squad earned it as well.