2015-16 Men's Tennis News

April 17, 2016
Augusta Wins Sixth Shutout Match Of The Season At Georgia Southwestern
AMERICUS, Ga. – The No. 20 Augusta Jaguars didn’t drop a set in Peach Belt Conference action at Georgia Southwestern and won 9-0 for their sixth flawless victory of the season.

April 16, 2016
No. 20 Augusta Falls 6-3 On The Road At No. 10 Columbus State
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The No. 20 Augusta Jaguars played a nationally-ranked showdown at No. 10 Columbus State and dropped a 6-3 Peach Belt Conference match at the Mary V. Blackmon Tennis Center.

April 14, 2016
Men’s Tennis Marks Four On PBC All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team had for student-athletes named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic team, the league offices announced Thursday afternoon.

April 3, 2016
No. 20 Ranked Jags Fall By One At Francis Marion
FLORENCE, S.C. – Augusta University’s men’s tennis team dropped a close 5-4 battle to Francis Marion on Saturday afternoon in Florence, S.C.

March 31, 2016
No. 20 Augusta Rolls West Alabama 8-1 On Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars hosted their 13th match of the season at Newman Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon with West Alabama and shined in a 8-1 non-conference victory.

March 23, 2016
Men’s Tennis Climbs Regional Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars men’s tennis team is ranked sixth in the NCAA Southeast Region while freshmen Patrick Oliveira is ranked No. 3 in singles and freshman Joao Ferreira is ranked No. 20.

March 23, 2016
Augusta Men’s Tennis Advances To No. 20 In The Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Augusta Jaguars are ranked the 20th best team in the nation on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II Men's National Team Rankings, released on Wednesday afternoon. Freshman Patrick Oliveira earned a No. 11 national ranking as an induvial for singles play.

March 21, 2016
Augusta Grabs 10th Win At Home With 8-1 Victory Over Alabama-Huntsville
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta (12-3) is ranked No. 44 in the nation and sits sixth in the NCAA Southeast Region rankings. Augusta won an 8-1 non-conference match over Alabama-Huntsville on Monday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.

March 19, 2016
Augusta Edged By USC Aiken 6-3 On The Road
AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars dropped a 6-3 Peach Belt Conference match at rival USC Aiken after the Pacers took the early lead in doubles play in Aiken, S.C.

March 16, 2016
Jags Take Fifth Shutout Win Of Season In 9-0 Victory Over Concord
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars earned their fifth shutout victory of the season with a 9-0 non-conference win over Concord on Wednesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.

March 13, 2016
Augusta Picks Up Peach Belt Win With 8-1 Match Over Young Harris
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team took down Young Harris on Sunday afternoon in dominating 8-1 fashion at Newman Tennis Center in Peach Belt Conference play.

March 8, 2016
Augusta Upends Anderson In 8-1 Home Victory
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta improved to 7-2 at home with an 8-1 non-conference victory over the Anderson Trojans on Tuesday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center.

March 4, 2016
Augusta Outlasts No. 10 Georgia College In 5-4 Peach Belt Battle
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars hosted their second Peach Belt Conference match in four days and upset their second nationally ranked team with a 5-4 victory over No. 10 Georgia College on Friday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center.

March 1, 2016
Augusta Outlasts Nationally Ranked No. 20 North Georgia, 5-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Ranked 44th in the nation, the Augusta Jaguars hosted No. 20 North Georgia for a Peach Belt Conference dual match on Tuesday afternoon and the Jaguars pulled off multiple crucial marathon matches in a 5-4 upset of the Nighthawks.

February 24, 2016
Jaguars 44th In Nation, Ninth In NCAA Southeast Region
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the second national and regional rankings for the 2015-16 season and the Augusta University men are ranked 44th in the nation and ninth in the NCAA Southeast Region.

February 18, 2016
Jaguars Blank Belmont Abbey, 9-0
BELMONT, N.C. – The Augusta Jaguars won their second 9-0 match in their last three outings with a flawless victory on Thursday afternoon at Belmont Abbey.

February 17, 2016
Augusta Falls 8-1 To Nationally Ranked No. 5 Lander
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Ranked No. 41 in the nation according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the Jaguars faced off against No. 5 Lander for their second league test of the young season and fell 8-1.

February 14, 2016
Jags Down Johnson C. Smith In Flawless Victory
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team won a perfect 9-0 match over non-conference Johnson C. Smith and did not drop one set across singles and doubles play on Sunday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center.

February 11, 2016
Augusta Drops 5-4 Match To Flagler To Start Peach Belt Play
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University’s men’s tennis team fell for the first time this season to Flagler 5-4 in a close Peach Belt Conference match at home in Newman Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon.

February 5, 2016
Augusta Blanks Erskine, 9-0
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars hosted their third non-conference match of the 2016 season at Newman Tennis Center and held the Erskine Flying Fleet scoreless in a 9-0 victory on Friday afternoon.

February 5, 2016
Augusta Takes Down Barton, 6-3
SUMTER, S.C. – In their first away match of the new season, the Augusta Jaguars prevailed 6-3 in a non-conference match over Barton College on Saturday afternoon in Sumter, S.C.

February 2, 2016
Jags Take Care Of Coker, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Jaguars won their second match in three days with a 6-3 non-conference victory at home in Newman Tennis Center Tuesday afternoon in their second contest of the 2016 season.

January 31, 2016
Jags Tennis Blows By Benedict 9-0 On Opening Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Starting the spring 2016 season at Newman Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon, the Augusta Jaguars beat non-conference Benedict College 9-0 for their first match victory of the year.

January 22, 2016
Augusta Tennis Opens 2016 Season Jan. 31 At Home In Newman Tennis Center
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s tennis teams open the spring 2016 season on Sunday, Jan. 31 with a non-conference match with the Benedict Tigers in Newman Tennis Center at 1:00 p.m.

November 24, 2015
Augusta Men 41st In Nation, Eighth In Region
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the first national and regional rankings for the 2015-16 season and the Augusta University men are ranked 41st in the nation and eighth in the NCAA Southeast Region.

October 1, 2015
Weather Readjusts Fall Tennis Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s fall tennis schedules have been readjusted due to the recent inclement weather.

August 12, 2015
PBC Announces 2015-16 Championship Dates & Sites
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has announced the final dates and sites for all 15 PBC Championship Tournaments for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The 15 titles will be decided at nine events with cross country, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf and track & field awarding both men's and women's titles at the same time. The PBC Athletic Directors' Council at their summer meeting finalized the dates and sites.

July 17, 2015
Seven Jags Named To ITA All-Academic Teams
SKILLMAN, N.J. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2015 ITA All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athlete award winners and GRU Augusta was represented by four women’s tennis players and three from the men’s squad.