AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's tennis team hosted the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes on Friday afternoon at Newman Tennis Center and 8-1 in Peach Belt Conference action for 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 7-12 overall and ends with a 2-10 mark in the Peach Belt. The Canes moved to 5-18 overall and 0-12 in the PBC.
The Jaguars started the day by sweeping all three doubles matches for the early lead. Monica Gonzalez gave AU the first win at No. 1 singles with a 6-1, 6-2 win, before the Jags four of the last five singles matches.
Celia del Castillo triumphed 6-2, 6-4 for the Canes at No. 2 singles, but Alejandra Gonzalez Arranz put the Jags back on top with a 6-1, 6-2 win in the third singles contest. Eva Miralles-Miro only lost one point in a 6-1, 6-0 win in No. 4 singles and Amelia Pinoargote and Joana Barcelo took the final two matches for Augusta.
Tennis Match Results
Georgia Southwestern vs Augusta University
Apr 14, 2017 at Augusta, Ga.
(Newman Tennis Centre)
Augusta University 8, Georgia Southwestern 1
1. Monica Gonzalez (AUGWT17) def. Maria Taboada (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Celia del Castillo (GSW) def. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT17) 6-2, 6-4
3. Alejandra G. Arranz (AUGWT17) def. Hannah Ayers (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT17) def. Anneliese Leahy (GSW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT17) def. Lauren Resnick (GSW) 6-2, 6-1
6. Joana Barceló (AUGWT17) def. Ashley Denby (GSW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Alejandra G. Arranz/Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT17) def. Lauren Resnick/Taylor Whitehead (GSW) 8-3
Georgia Southwestern 5-18, 0-12 PBC
Augusta University 7-12, 2-10 PBC
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