MORROW, Ga. – The Augusta University women's tennis team traveled to the Atlanta, Ga., area on Sunday afternoon to take on Clayton State and the Jaguars won 7-2 for their first Peach Belt Conference victory of the season.
AU improved to 6-10 on the year and moves to 1-8 in the league. Clayton State slides to 2-9 overall and 0-7 in the Peach Belt.
The Jags fell in the No. 1 singles match, but then won the next five matches for a big lead. Monica Gonzalez and Eva Miralles-Miro only dropped two sets in their singles matches, while Alejandra Gonzalez was flawless in a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.
Amelia Pinoargote and Joana Barcelo each won 6-1, 6-0 for Augusta at No. 5 and No. 6 singles.
Clayton State snagged the No. 1 doubles match with Darina Drozdova and Kristin Mets winnins 8-1 over Miralles-Miro and Marie Cantenot. AU responsed with Gonzalez and Pinoargote winning 8-2 in the second doubles match and Gonzalez and Merye Gobernate 8-2.
Augusta hosts Georgia College on Tuesday, March 28 for a 1:00 p.m. match in Newman Tennis Center.
Women's Tennis Match Results
Augusta vs Clayton State
3/26/2017 at Morrow, Ga.
(Clayton State Tennis Facility)
Augusta 7, Clayton State 2
1. Kristiin Mets (CST) def. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT17) 6-3, 6-1
2. Monica Gonzalez (AUGWT17) def. Laura Shkembi (CST) 6-0, 6-2
3. Alejandra G. Arranz (AUGWT17) def. Brianna Canty (CST) 6-0, 6-0
4. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT17) def. Alina Ageichik (CST) 6-2, 6-0
5. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT17) def. Laura Toscan (CST) 6-1, 6-0
6. Joana Barceló (AUGWT17) def. Brittney Canty (CST) 6-1, 6-0
3. Alejandra G. Arranz/Merye Gobernate (AUGWT17) def. Laura Toscan/Brittney Canty (CST) 8-2
Augusta 6-10, 1-8 PBC
Clayton State 2-9, 0-7 PBC
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,6,5,4,2,1)
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