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.
Augusta moved to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in the Peach Belt with the loss. The Jags sit No. 49 in the nation and No. 9 in the NCAA Southeast Region. Sophomore Patrick Oliveira won the opening singles match with a comeback 5-7, 6-3, and 10-8 win.
Augusta hosts Flagler on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a 10:00 a.m. PBC match with Flagler at Newman.
Men's Tennis Match Results
Columbus State vs Augusta University
Feb 18, 2017 at Augusta, Ga,
(Newman Tennis Center)
#6 Columbus State 7, #49 Augusta University 2
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. KP Pannu (CSU-M) 5-7, 6-3, 10-8
2. Zach Whaanga (CSU-M) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) 7-5, 7-6
3. Paul Sprengelmeijer (CSU-M) def. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT17) 6-1, 6-0
4. Shao-Yu Yu (CSU-M) def. Moritz Gehlhaus (AUGMT17) 7-6, 6-3
5. Matei Avram (CSU-M) def. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
6. Jorge Vargas (CSU-M) def. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) 6-1, 6-3
Columbus State 6-0, 1-0 PBC; National ranking #6; Regional ranking #3
Augusta University 5-2, 0-2 PBC; National ranking #49; Regional ranking #9
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