Jags Record Third Straight Flawless Victory In 9-0 Win over Emmanuel

Jags Record Third Straight Flawless Victory In 9-0 Win over Emmanuel

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.

 

 

The Jaguars (5-0) pulled out an 8-1 No. 1 doubles match with Patrick Oliveira and Odyr Cruz winning 8-1. The Lions made it close in the second and third doubles match, but Moritz Gehlhaus and Gabriel Dos Santos survived 8-6 and Joao Gabriel Freitas and Gabriel Pansera 8-5.

 

Against the Lions in singles play, Augusta eared six straight victories to shut out Emmanuel. Oliveira, Gehlhaus, Arthur Andrade, and Cruz all won 6-0 sets in their singles matches.

 

The Jaguars begin Peach Belt Conference competition on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Lander in Greenwood, S.C., for a 2:00 p.m. Valentine's Day faceoff.

 

Men's Tennis Match Results

Emnanuel College vs Augusta University

Feb 10, 2017 at Augusta, Ga. - Newman Tennis Center

#49 Augusta University 9, Emnanuel College 0

 

Singles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. Juan Carlos Romero (ECM) 6-2, 6-0

2. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) def. Jorge Canadas (ECM) 6-1, 6-1

3. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT17) def. Lucas Pereira (ECM) 6-1, 6-0

4. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) def. Enrique Alcacer (ECM) 6-2, 6-0

5. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) def. Guillaume Watteuw (ECM) 6-2, 6-3

6. Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) def. David Forehand (ECM) 6-1, 6-0

 

Doubles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira/Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) def. David Forehand/Lucas Pereira (ECM) 8-1

2. Moritz Gehlhaus/Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT17) def. Enrique Alcacer/Juan Carlos Romero (ECM) 8-6

3. Joao Gabriel Freitas/Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Guillaume Watteuw/Jorge Canadas (ECM) 8-5

 

Match Notes:

Emnanuel College 1-6

Augusta University 5-0; National ranking #49; Regional ranking #9

 

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