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.
Augusta, ranked No. 47 in the nation, moved to 6-8 on the year and remains winless in the PBC at 0-7. The Pacers, ranked No. 39 in the nation, are now 5-5 overall and 2-4 in the conference.
No. 12 Patrick Oliveira put the Jags on the board in the first singles match. The Nationally-ranked sophomore sealed a 6-4, 6-1 win, before Gehlhaus won at No. 4 singles in three sets. The Pacers produced victories in the rest of the meetings to survive the Jags.
The Jaguars play at North Georgia on Wednesday, March 29 for a 12:00 p.m. Peach Belt Conference match.
Men's Tennis Match Results
USC Aiken vs Augusta University
Mar 21, 2017 at Augusta, Ga.
(Newman Tennis Center)
#39 USC Aiken 6, #47 Augusta University 3
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. Mathias Degardin (USCA) 6-4, 6-1
2. Antonio Sabugueiro (USCA) def. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT17) 6-2, 6-2
3. Julien Tan (USCA) def. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) 6-1, 6-2
4. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT17) def. Hunter Lathrop (USCA) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
5. Wojciech Adamek (USCA) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) 4-6, 6-2, 10-7
6. Tales Silva (USCA) def. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) 7-6, retired
USC Aiken 5-5, 2-4 PBC; National ranking #39; Regional ranking #7
Augusta University 6-8, 0-7 PBC; National ranking #47
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