Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference

Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Nationally ranked Augusta University men's tennis sophomore Patrick Oliveira earned Peach Belt All-Conference honors for his play in the 2017 season.

Spending the entire season ranked in the top 25 for singles completion, Oliveira was named a first-team selection for singles. He compiled a 14-3 overall record at No. 1 singles to lead the Jaguars in wins and winning percentage. He ended the season on an 8-2 run at No. 1 singles and went 7-3 in PBC play.


From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oliveira was also named PBC All-Academic this season and the PBC Player of the Week on Feb. 13. He was a Peach Belt Preseason All-Conference selection to begin the season with a No. 12 national ranking.


Peach Belt Conference Men's Tennis
2017 All-Conference Team

First Team

Richard Ashforth, Francis Marion
Luca Cerin, Armstrong State
Patrick Oliveira, Augusta
Kiranpal Pannu, Columbus State
Alex Reinauer, North Georgia
Niklas Zielen, North Georgia

Niklas Zielen & Alex Reinauer, North Georgia
Ignacio Hernandez & Luca Cerin, Armstrong State
Marc Hofer & Omar El-Moslemany, Lander

Second Team

Alberto Caceres Casas, Armstrong State
Christian Graff, Georgia College
Eirik Groner, Lander
Ignacio Hernandez, Armstrong State
David Korsten, Lander
Lukas Storck, Flagler

Kiranpal Pannu & Maciej Kierkus, Columbus State
Jan Porteset & Alberto Caceres Casas, Armstrong State
Lukas Storck & Felipe Carvalho, Flagler

Player of the Year
Niklas Zielen, North Georgia

Freshman of the Year
Antonio Sabugueiro, USC Aiken

Coach of the Year
Evan Isaacs, Columbus State 


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