Jags Fall To No. 6 Columbus State, 7-2

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.


Augusta moved to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in the Peach Belt with the loss. The Jags sit No. 49 in the nation and No. 9 in the NCAA Southeast Region. Sophomore Patrick Oliveira won the opening singles match with a comeback 5-7, 6-3, and 10-8 win.  


Joao Ferreira and Gaspard Mathieu won the No. 3 doubles match over the Cougars for the lone doubles win.


Augusta hosts Flagler on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a 10:00 a.m. PBC match with Flagler at Newman.


Men's Tennis Match Results

Columbus State vs Augusta University

Feb 18, 2017 at Augusta, Ga,

(Newman Tennis Center)

#6 Columbus State 7, #49 Augusta University 2


Singles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. KP Pannu (CSU-M) 5-7, 6-3, 10-8

2. Zach Whaanga (CSU-M) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) 7-5, 7-6

3. Paul Sprengelmeijer (CSU-M) def. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT17) 6-1, 6-0

4. Shao-Yu Yu (CSU-M) def. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT17) 7-6, 6-3

5. Matei Avram (CSU-M) def. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

6. Jorge Vargas (CSU-M) def. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) 6-1, 6-3


Doubles competition

1. KP Pannu/Zach Whaanga (CSU-M) def. Patrick Oliveira/Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) 9-8

2. Maciej Kierkus/Matei Avram (CSU-M) def. Moritz Gehlhaus/Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT17) 8-4

3. Joao Ferreira/Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) def. Shao-Yu Yu/Jorge Vargas (CSU-M) 8-4

Match Notes:

Columbus State 6-0, 1-0 PBC; National ranking #6; Regional ranking #3

Augusta University 5-2, 0-2 PBC; National ranking #49; Regional ranking #9


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