2015-16 Women's Tennis News

May 5, 2016
Monica Gonzalez Wins PBC Elite-15 Award For Academic Excellence
AUGUSTA, Ga. – With the bulk of the PBC spring sports championships in the books, the Peach Belt Conference released the Elite 15 Award winners and Augusta University junior Monica Gonzalez earned the award for all of women’s tennis in the league. The Elite 15 Award recognizes the student-athlete competing at each PBC championship with the highest overall cumulative GPA.

April 22, 2016
Women’s Tennis Falls To Top-Seeded Armstrong in PBC Quarterfinals
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars fought their way to earn the eighth seed in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament and fell to No. 4 and top-seeded Armstrong State 5-0 in the opening quarterfinal match on Friday morning at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.

April 19, 2016
Augusta Grabs Final Seed For PBC Tournament April 22
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars women's tennis team earned the eighth seed in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament and will play top-seeded and No. 4 nationally-ranked Armstrong State ­in the first round quarterfinal matches on Friday, April 22 at 9:00 a.m. - hosted by Francis Marion University. This will be the fourth straight year the PBC tournament has been played in Florence, S.C.

April 17, 2016
Women’s Tennis Blanks Georgia Southwestern, 9-0
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars won nine straight sets in a Peach Belt Conference sweep at Georgia Southwestern on Sunday afternoon.

April 16, 2016
Jaguars Drop 8-1 Road Match At No. 8 Columbus State
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars couldn’t slow down No. 8 nationally ranked Columbus State on Saturday afternoon and fell 8-1 in Peach Belt Conference action in the Mary V. Blackmon Tennis Center.

April 14, 2016
Jags Post Quartet On PBC Women's Tennis All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference released the women's tennis All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta on Thursday afternoon and the Jaguars have four student-athletes on the 2016 list.

April 3, 2016
Augusta Loses To Francis Marion 6-3 On The Road
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta University women’s tennis team fell to Francis Marion 6-3 in Florence, S.C., on Saturday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference play.

March 31, 2016
Jags Drop 5-4 Match To West Alabama On Senior Day
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars hosted West Alabama on Thursday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and fell by one point in a close non-conference match by a score of 5-4.

March 21, 2016
Augusta Drops Close Non-Conference Match With Alabama-Huntsville, 5-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars couldn’t survive a close non-conference match with the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers and fell 5-4 on Monday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.

March 15, 2016
Jaguars Jump Past Concord, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s tennis team improved to 9-3 at home and 12-3 overall with a 6-3 non-conference win over Concord on Wednesday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center.

March 13, 2016
Augusta Survives 5-4 PBC Match With Young Harris
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 36 ranked Augusta University women’s tennis team defeated Young Harris 5-4 at home at Newman Tennis Center Sunday afternoon to improve to 11-3 overall, and 4-3 in the Peach Belt Conference.

March 8, 2016
Jags Reach Double-Digit Wins With Victory Over Anderson Trojans
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars reached 10 wins on the season with a 6-3 non-conference triumph over the Anderson Trojans on Tuesday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center.

March 4, 2016
Augusta Falls To Georgia College At Home, 8-1
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars hosted their second Peach Belt Conference match in four days and fell to Georgia College 8-1 on Friday afternoon in Newman Tennis Center.

March 1, 2016
North Georgia Netters Down Jaguars 6-3 In Peach Belt Matchup
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s tennis team hosted their fifth Peach Belt Conference dual match of the season, falling 6-3 in a match that was much closer than initial numbers would indicate.

February 29, 2016
Augusta Wins 9-0 Match At Clark Atlanta
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s tennis team improved to 9-1 on the season with a 9-0 non-conference victory over the Clark Atlanta Panthers on Monday afternoon in Atlanta, Ga.

February 24, 2016
Augusta Ranked 36th In Nation, Sixth In Region On ITA List
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the second national and regional rankings for the 2015-16 season and the Augusta University women remained 36th in the nation and sixth in the NCAA Southeast Region.

February 21, 2016
Augusta Grabs Peach Belt Win Over Montevallo, 6-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s tennis team handed the Montevallo Falcons their first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon in a 6-3 win at home in Newman Tennis Center.

February 18, 2016
Augusta Shuts Out Belmont Abbey On The Road
BELMONT, N.C. – The Augusta Jaguars women’s tennis team won a 9-0 non-conference match on Thursday afternoon over the Belmont Abbey Crusaders.

February 17, 2016
Augusta Grabs Second PBC Win With 6-3 Victory Over Lander
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s tennis team took down Lander University 6-3 at home in Newman Tennis Center Wednesday afternoon for their second Peach Belt Conference victory of the season.

February 14, 2016
Women’s Tennis Blanks JCSU, 9-0 In Non-Conference Win
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In their sixth match of the season, the Augusta Jaguars prevailed 9-0 over Johnson C. Smith in a non-conference Sunday match in Newman Tennis Center.

February 11, 2016
No. 36 Augusta Women’s Tennis Begins Peach Belt Play With 7-2 Win Over Clayton State
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars opened play in the Peach Belt Conference and won a 7-2 match over the Clayton State Lakers Thursday at Newman Tennis Center.

February 11, 2016
Jags Fall To Flagler In First Loss Of Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women’s tennis team fell to Flagler College 9-0 at home in Newman Tennis Center Saturday afternoon for their first loss of the 2016 season.

February 5, 2016
Jaguars Win First Road Match Over Barton, 8-1
SUMTER, S.C. – Traveling for their first road test of the 2016 season, the Augusta Jaguars won 8-1 over Barton College on Saturday in Sumter, S.C.

February 2, 2016
Augusta Wins 7-2 Match Over Coker Cobras
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University Jaguars took down non-conference Coker 7-2 at home in Newman Tennis Center Tuesday afternoon in their second contest of the 2016 season.

January 31, 2016
Women’s Tennis Top Tigers 8-1 To Open 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars opened the season on Sunday at home in Newman Tennis Center and won an 8-1 non-conference match over the Benedict College Tigers.

January 17, 2016
Augusta Tennis Opens 2016 Season Jan. 31 At Home In Newman Tennis Center
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s tennis teams open the spring 2016 season on Sunday, Jan. 31 with a non-conference match with the Benedict Tigers in Newman Tennis Center at 1:00 p.m.

November 24, 2015
Women’s Tennis 36th In Nation, Sixth In Region On ITA List
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the first national and regional rankings for the 2015-16 season and the Augusta University women are ranked 36th in the nation and sixth in the NCAA Southeast Region.

October 1, 2015
Weather Readjusts Fall Tennis Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s fall tennis schedules have been readjusted due to the recent inclement weather.

August 12, 2015
PBC Announces 2015-16 Championship Dates & Sites
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference has announced the final dates and sites for all 15 PBC Championship Tournaments for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The 15 titles will be decided at nine events with cross country, basketball, soccer, tennis, golf and track & field awarding both men's and women's titles at the same time. The PBC Athletic Directors' Council at their summer meeting finalized the dates and sites.

July 17, 2015
Seven Jags Named To ITA All-Academic Teams
SKILLMAN, N.J. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the 2015 ITA All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athlete award winners and GRU Augusta was represented by four women’s tennis players and three from the men’s squad.