GRU Downs Wingate In NCAA Regional To Advance To Second Round
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 41 Jaguars downed No. 43 Wingate in a close 5-4 match in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA DII Southeast Men's Tennis Regional. GRU Augusta advances to face Armstrong on Sunday, May 3.
After the Bulldogs took the first two singles matches, the Jags answered with two wins from Moritz Gehlhaus, the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year, and Freitas. Santos downed Wingate in the number six singles slot to help the Jags seal the first-round win.
With the victory, GRU Augusta advances to play top-seeded Armstrong on Sunday, May 3.
#41 GRU AUGUSTA 5, #43 WINGATE 4
1. Neal Towlson (WU) def. #45 Romain Ferreira (GRUMT15) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
2. Sebastian Hall (WU) def. Thomas Sevel (GRUMT15) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
3. Moritz Gehlhaus (GRUMT15) def. Amir Zari (WU) 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)
4. Joao Gabriel Freitas (GRUMT15) def. Connor Kudrick (WU) 4-6, 6-4, 2-2, retired
5. Filippo Pezzoli (WU) def. Arthur Andrade (GRUMT15) 6-1, 6-3
6. Gabriel Santos (GRUMT15) def. Josh DuToit (WU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Sebastian Hall/Neal Towlson (WU) def. Moritz Gehlhaus/Romain Ferreira (GRUMT15) 9-7
2. Gabriel Santos/Thomas Sevel (GRUMT15) def. Connor Kudrick/Amir Zari (WU) 8-6
3. Gustav Anderson/Joao Gabriel Freitas (GRUMT15) def. Filippo Pezzoli/Tyler Schofer (WU) 8-6
Wingate 15-6; National ranking #43
GRU Augusta 13-8; National ranking #41
2015 NCAA DII Southeast Men's Tennis Regional #1 - Opening Round
GRU Augusta advances to face Armstrong at 10 am on Sunday
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