AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's tennis team won a 4-2 non-conference match over the Belmont Abbey Crusaders on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center
The non-conference contest moved Augusta to 4-2 on the season. After a four hour rain delay, the match took place under the lights at Newman Tennis Center.
Freshman Ricard Rubio won 7-5, 6-2 at No. 2 singles to put the Jaguars on top and senior Joao Ferreira won a pair of 6-2 matches at No. 3 singles. A final win by freshman Lucas Bolle in the fifth singles slot moved the Jaguars ahead. AU took two of three doubles matches to win 4-0 over the Crusaders.
The Jaguars play their first Peach Belt Conference match on Friday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m. against Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.
Tennis Match Results
Belmont Abbey vs Augusta
Feb 19, 2019 at Augusta, Ga.
(Newman Tennis Center)
Augusta 4, Belmont Abbey 0
1. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT19) vs. George Barfoot (BAC) unfinished
2. Ricard Rubio (AUGMT19) def. Kent Shiell (BAC) 7-5, 6-2
3. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT19) def. Joseph Horne (BAC) 6-2, 6-2
4. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT19) vs. Carlos Nolasco (BAC) unfinished
5. Lucas Bolle (AUGMT19) def. Wlayimer Jimenez (BAC) 6-3, 6-2
6. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT19) vs. Kevin Yarzagaray (BAC) unfinished
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