Augusta Women’s Tennis Outlasts Benedict, 5-4, In Home Opener

Augusta Women’s Tennis Outlasts Benedict, 5-4, In Home Opener

 

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's tennis team hosted the Benedict College Tigers on Monday afternoon and survived for a close 5-4 non-conference victory at Newman Tennis Center.

 

The Jaguars are now 3-1 on the season and started off their home schedule in the win column.

 

After dropping the first two singles matches and doubles matches, Augusta recovered and pulled out a one-point victory. Merye Gobernate came back from a first set loss and won 6-2, 6-2 to win No. 3 singles, while Alejandra Gonzalez Arranz, Amelia Pinoargote, and Flaminia Valci were near perfect in the final three singles matches – each only dropping one set.

 

AU plays at Belmont-Abbey for a non-conference match on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 12:00 p.m., in Belmont, N.C.

 

Tennis Match Results

Benedict vs Augusta University

Feb 05, 2018 at Augusta, Ga.

(Newman Tennis Center)

Augusta University 5, Benedict 4

 

Singles competition

1. Caroline Nguy (BC_W) def. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT18) 6-1, 6-1

2. Karla Flores (BC_W) def. Ana Faria (AUGWT18) 2-6, 7-5, retired

3. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT18) def. Viktoria Izakova (BC_W) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

4. Alejandra Arranz (AUGWT18) def. Daniella Rios (BC_W) 6-1, 6-0

5. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT18) def. Juliet Campbell (BC_W) 6-0, 6-1

6. Flaminia Valci (AUGWT18) def. Adrienne Milow (BC_W) 6-1, 6-0

 

Doubles competition

1. Caroline Nguy/Daniella Rios (BC_W) def. Eva Miralles-Miro/Maria Alice Vieira (AUGWT18) 8-2

2. Karla Flores/Viktoria Izakova (BC_W) def. Merye Gobernate/Ana Faria (AUGWT18) 8-6

3. Amelia Pinoargote/Alejandra Arranz (AUGWT18) def. Juliet Campbell/Adrienne Milow (BC_W) 8-0

 

Match Notes:

Augusta University 3-1

 

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