Jaguars Fall In PBC Play To No. 8 Lander

Jaguars Fall In PBC Play To No. 8 Lander

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's tennis team hosted a Peach Belt Conference match against the No. 8 nationally-ranked Lander Bearcats on Friday afternoon and lost 7-2 at Newman Tennis Center.


The PBC match moved the Jags to 6-9 overall and 1-5 in the league, while Lander went to 11-2 on the season and 4-1 in the Peach Belt.


No. 10 in the nation for men's singles, AU junior Patrick Oliveira pulled out a three-set win at No. 1 singles – defeating David Korsten 6-2, 2-6, and 10-8. Lander won the next five singles matches and took two of three in doubles.


Senior duo Moritz Gehlhaus and Gabriel Dos Santos shined at No. 1 doubles for Augusta with a 9-8 victory, before the Bearcats booked the next two matches for wins.


Augusta hosts Montevallo on Sunday, March 18 for a 12:00 p.m. non-conference match at Newman Tennis Center.


Tennis Match Results

Lander vs Augusta University

Mar 16, 2018 at Augusta, Ga.

(Newman Tennis Center)

#8 Lander 7, Augusta University 2


Singles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT18) def. David Korsten (LU) 6-2, 2-6, 10-8

2. Eirik Groner (LU) def. Alan Vilaro (AUGMT18) 6-1, 6-0

3. Ozan Cildir (LU) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT18) 6-1, 6-4

4. Axel Cronje (LU) def. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT18) 6-4, 0-2, retired

5. Tommaso Rossin (LU) def. Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT18) 6-4, 6-0

6. Philippe Courteau (LU) def. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT18) 7-5, 4-6, 10-4


Doubles competition

1. Moritz Gehlhaus/Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT18) def. Alexander Regner/David Korsten (LU) 9-8

2. Philippe Courteau/Gabriel Couto (LU) def. Patrick Oliveira/Jose Cobo (AUGMT18) 9-8

3. Eirik Groner/Ozan Cildir (LU) def. Martin Hurtado/Alan Vilaro (AUGMT18) 8-4


Match Notes:

Lander 11-2, 4-1 PBC; National


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