Jags Upended By USC Aiken, 6-3

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.


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.


Joao Ferreira and Moritz Gehlhaus got a win at No. 3 doubles for Augusta, but the Pacers snagged the first two doubles contest for the early lead on the day.


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


Singles competition

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


Doubles competition

1. Mathias Degardin/Julien Tan (USCA) def. Joao Gabriel Freitas/Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) 8-4

2. Antonio Sabugueiro/Tales Silva (USCA) def. Patrick Oliveira/Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT17) 8-6

3. Joao Ferreira/Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT17) def. Wojciech Adamek/Hunter Lathrop (USCA) 8-6

Match Notes:

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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