Men’s Tennis Rolls Erskine, 8-1, In Season Opener

Men’s Tennis Rolls Erskine, 8-1, In Season Opener

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.

 

Augusta won all three doubles matches. Patrick Oliveira and Odyr Cruz won the No. 1 singles spot, Gabriel Dos Santos and Joao Ferreira won an 8-3 match in the No. 2 doubles match, and Joao Gabriel Freitas and Gabriel Pansera wrapped up the doubles sweep in the third match.

 

Oliveira, ranked No. 12 in the nation individually, didn't drop a set as he won No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-0.

 

Rookie Gaspard Mathieu won 6-2, 6-0 in his collegiate debut with the Jags and Freitas, Arthur Andrade, and Pansera won big in the final three singles matches for the AU victory.

 

The Jaguar men play their first dual match with the Lady Jags on Saturday, Feb. 4 against Barton College in Sumter, S.C.

 

Men's Tennis Match Results

Augusta University vs Erskine

Feb 03, 2017 at Due West, S.C.

Augusta University 8, Erskine 1

 

Singles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. Nikolai Suhr (ERSKINEM) 6-0, 6-0

2. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) def. Andres Argenal (ERSKINEM) 6-2, 6-0

3. Ritwik Bhriguvanshi (ERSKINEM) def. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT17) 6-1, 3-0, retired

4. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) def. Ross Edgar (ERSKINEM) 6-2, 6-1

5. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) def. Andre Andre (ERSKINEM) 6-2, 6-1

6. Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Tyler Burgess (ERSKINEM) 6-1, 6-1

 

Doubles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira/Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) def. Nikolai Suhr/Ross Edgar (ERSKINEM) 9-8

2. Gabriel Dos Santos/Joao Ferreira (AUGMT17) def. Andre Andre/Ritwik Bhriguvanshi (ERSKINEM) 8-3

3. Joao Gabriel Freitas/Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Tyler Burgess/Andres Argenal (ERSKINEM) 8-1

 

Match Notes:

Augusta University 1-0

Erskine 0-1

 

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