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.
Augusta finishes the season 8-9 overall and ends with a 2-8 mark in the Peach Belt. The Canes moved to 4-15 overall and 0-10 in the PBC.
The Hurricanes took two of three doubles matches for an early lead, but the Jaguars' Joao Ferreira and Pansera took the third doubles meeting 8-2.
Ranked No. 22 in the nation for singles play, Augusta sophomore Patrick Oliveira put up a 6-1, 6-2 victory to kick off singles competition. Andrade only dropped three points and won 6-3, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Gaspard Mathieu pulled out a three-set win in the No. 3 slot.
GSW won by retirement at No. 5 singles, but Freitas and Pansera won big for the Jags in No. 4 and No. 6 singles.
Tennis Match Results
Georgia Southwestern vs Augusta University
Apr 14, 2017 at Augusta, Ga.
(Newman Tennis Center)
Augusta University 6, Georgia Southwestern 3
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. Steven Blythe (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) def. A. Canovas Ferrando (GSW) 6-3, 6-0
3. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) def. Beau Millwood (GSW) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5
4. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) def. Joel Landis (GSW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Oliver Marshall (GSW) def. Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) 6-1, 3-5, retired
6. Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Jonathan Martin (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
Georgia Southwestern 4-15, 0-10 PBC
Augusta University 8-9, 2-8 PBC
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