2016-17 Men's Tennis News

  • Oliveira Named An All-American By ITA
    June 05, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s tennis sophomore Patrick Oliveira was named an All-American on Monday after the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final rankings of the season. Oliveira and North Georgia’s Niklas Zielen represented the Peach Belt Conference and earned All-America status after being ranked among the top 20 singles players in the nation in the final ITA poll.
  • Oliveira Ranked No. 2 In Southeast Region By ITA
    May 31, 2017
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final Division II men's tennis regional rankings of the 2017 season and Augusta University sophomore Patrick Oliveira is ranked No. 2 in the NCAA Southeast Region.
  • Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference
    April 26, 2017
    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.
  • Seven Jags Named Peach Belt All-Academic For Men’s Tennis
    April 17, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team had seven of their nine student-athletes named Peach Belt Conference All-Academic on Monday afternoon. The PBC released the All-Academic team from their league offices. Seniors Arthur Andrade, Joao Gabriel Freitas, Gabriel Pansera, juniors Gabriel Dos Santos, Moritz Gehlhaus, and sophomores Joao Ferreira and Patrick Oliveira represented Augusta on the list.
  • Jags Win 6-3 Over GSW On Senior Day To Wrap Regular Season
    April 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes on Friday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and won a 6-3 Peach Belt Conference battle in their last regular-season match of the 2017 season.
  • Jags Tennis Sets Senior Day April 14 For Final Home Match Of Season
    April 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s and men’s tennis teams will celebrate 2017 Senior Day on Friday, April 14 prior to their Peach Belt Conference home match at 2:00 p.m. against Georgia Southwestern in Newman Tennis Center.
  • Augusta Knocks Off No. 14 Georgia College, 6-3
    March 28, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis squad hosted the No. 14 Georgia College Bobcats on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and won 6-3 in Peach Belt Conference action.
  • Jags Upended By USC Aiken, 6-3
    March 21, 2017
    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 Men's Tennis Crushes Concord, 9-0
    March 14, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team didn’t drop a set to win a 9-0 non-conference match over Concord University on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.
  • Augusta Drops 7-2 Match To Wingate Bulldogs
    March 08, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hosting the Wingate Bulldogs for a non-conference match on Wednesday, the Augusta University men’s tennis team lost a 7-2 match at Newman Tennis Center.
  • Men’s Tennis Comeback Falls Short In 5-4 Loss To Young Harris
    March 03, 2017
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team played its second road match in the Peach Belt Conference on Friday against the Young Harris Mountain Lions and dropped a close 5-4 match at the Bob & Gayle Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Augusta Jags Drop 5-4 Match To Flagler
    February 25, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted the Flagler Saints on Saturday morning or the second-straight Peach Belt Conference match at Newman Tennis Center and dropped a hard fought 6-3 game.
  • Jags Fall To No. 6 Columbus State, 7-2
    February 19, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted its first Peach Belt Conference home match of the season on Sunday morning at Newman Tennis Center and fell 7-2 to nationally ranked Columbus State.
  • Patrick Oliveira Named Peach Belt Player Of The Week
    February 13, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University freshman men’s tennis player Patrick Oliveira went 3-0 at both #1 singles and #1 doubles in three matches to earn Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week honors. The PBC announced the award Monday from the league offices.
  • Jags Record Third Straight Flawless Victory In 9-0 Win over Emmanuel
    February 10, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team earned its fifth consecutive win to start the season in a 9-0 non-conference match against the Emmanuel Lions on Friday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center. It was the third consecutive match where the Jaguars didn’t drop a set.
  • Men’s Tennis Wins 5-4 Over Belmont Abbey
    February 09, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team hosted Belmont Abbey on Thursday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and pulled out a 9-0 flawless victory to remain undefeated.
  • Augusta Men’s Tennis Beats Down Barton, 6-3
    February 04, 2017
    SUMTER, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team played Barton College in a neutral site, non-conference matchup on Saturday and won 6-3 at the Palmetto Tennis Center.
  • Men’s Tennis Rolls Erskine, 8-1, In Season Opener
    February 03, 2017
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s tennis team broke open the 2017 season on Friday afternoon at Erskine College in Due West, S.C. The Jaguars won 8-1 in the non-conference match – only dropping one singles match.
  • Patrick Oliveira Named Preseason All-Conference
    January 23, 2017
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the 2017 season beginning in mere days, the Peach Belt Conference has revealed the six-member men's tennis preseason All-Conference team and Augusta University sophomore Patrick Oliveira made the list.
  • Augusta University Announces 2017 Men’s Tennis Schedule
    December 29, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s tennis coach Michael McGrath announced the 2017 schedule that begins in February and features 16 total matches.
  • Men's & Women's Tennis Ranked Nationally In The Top 50
    November 23, 2016
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Augusta University men's and women's tennis teams are ranked amongst the top-50 teams in the nation in the 2016 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Division II National Fall Rankings, as announced on Tuesday by Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Lady Jaguars sit No. 42 in the preseason ITA list and the Augusta men are ranked No. 49.
  • Men’s & Women’s Tennis Ranked Ninth In First Regional Rankings Of 2016-17 Season
    November 19, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s tennis teams are each ranked ninth in the first regional rankings of the 2016-17 season from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
  • Men’s Tennis Announces 2017 Roster With Seven Returners
    September 30, 2016
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s tennis squad returns seven student-athletes from last season and signed new freshman Odyr Cruz for the 2016-17 season that officially begins with the spring season in February.
  • Men’s & Women's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Teams, 11 Earn Scholar-Athlete Award
    July 25, 2016
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2016 Academic Awards on Thursday, July 21 and the Augusta Jaguars men’s and women’s tennis teams both earned the All-Academic Team award. All six Jaguar women from 2015-16 also picked up the ITA Scholar-Athlete accolade, while five from the men’s squad earned it as well.