BELMONT, N.C. – The Augusta University men's tennis team played the Belmont-Abbey Crusaders on Tuesday afternoon and fell 6-3 in non-conference action.
In the team's first dual match of the season on the road with the women's team, Augusta
Senior Jose Cobo and junior Patrick Oliveira got the only win for the Jaguars in double play, winning 8-2 in the No. 3 match. Oliveira won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, but the Crusaders came away with four of the next five singles meetings. Senior Moritz Gehlhaus defeated Jacob Andress, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 in No. 5 singles for the Jags, but BAC held the early lead.
In the battle of the AU's, Augusta University heads to Anderson University this Saturday, Feb. 10 for a 12:00 p.m. non-conference match in Anderson, S.C.
Tennis Match Results
Augusta University vs Belmont Abbey
Feb 06, 2018 at Belmont, NC
(Reidy Tennis Center)
Belmont Abbey 6, Augusta University 3
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT18) def. George Barfoot (BAC-M) 6-1, 6-3
2. James Delaney (BAC-M) def. Alan Vilaro (AUGMT18) 7-6, 6-1
3. Zachary Blythe (BAC-M) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT18) 6-4, 7-6
4. Carlos Nolasco (BAC-M) def. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT18) 7-5, 6-2
5. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT18) def. Jacob Andress (BAC-M) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
6. Austin Schepel (BAC-M) def. Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT18) 6-3, 3-2
Augusta University 3-3
Belmont Abbey 3-3
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