Augusta University Men's Tennis

Jags Win 6-3 Over GSW On Senior Day To Wrap Regular Season

Jags Win 6-3 Over GSW On Senior Day To Wrap Regular Season

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.

 

In a pre-match ceremony, the Jaguars and head coach Michael McGrath honored seniors Arthur Andrade, Joao Gabriel Freitas, Gabriel Pansera, and Monica Gonzalez for their contributions to the program.

 

Augusta finishes the season 8-9 overall and ends with a 2-8 mark in the Peach Belt. The Canes moved to 4-15 overall and 0-10 in the PBC.

 

The Hurricanes took two of three doubles matches for an early lead, but the Jaguars' Joao Ferreira and Pansera took the third doubles meeting 8-2.

 

Ranked No. 22 in the nation for singles play, Augusta sophomore Patrick Oliveira put up a 6-1, 6-2 victory to kick off singles competition. Andrade only dropped three points and won 6-3, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Gaspard Mathieu pulled out a three-set win in the No. 3 slot.

 

GSW won by retirement at No. 5 singles, but Freitas and Pansera won big for the Jags in No. 4 and No. 6 singles.

 

Tennis Match Results

Georgia Southwestern vs Augusta University

Apr 14, 2017 at Augusta, Ga.

(Newman Tennis Center)

Augusta University 6, Georgia Southwestern 3

Singles competition

1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) def. Steven Blythe (GSW) 6-1, 6-2

2. Arthur Andrade (AUGMT17) def. A. Canovas Ferrando (GSW) 6-3, 6-0

3. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT17) def. Beau Millwood (GSW) 6-3, 4-6, 10-5

4. Joao Gabriel Freitas (AUGMT17) def. Joel Landis (GSW) 6-3, 6-1

5. Oliver Marshall (GSW) def. Odyr Cruz (AUGMT17) 6-1, 3-5, retired

6. Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Jonathan Martin (GSW) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Steven Blythe/Oliver Marshall (GSW) def. Joao Gabriel Freitas/Gabriel Dos Santos (AUGMT17) 8-1

2. A. Canovas Ferrando/Beau Millwood (GSW) def. Arthur Andrade/Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT17) 9-8

3. Joao Ferreira/Gabriel Pansera (AUGMT17) def. Joel Landis/Jonathan Martin (GSW) 8-2

Match Notes:

Georgia Southwestern 4-15, 0-10 PBC

Augusta University 8-9, 2-8 PBC

 

 

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