BELMONT, N.C. – The Augusta University women's tennis team played the Belmont-Abbey Crusaders on Tuesday afternoon and took care of an 8-1 non-conference match to improve to 4-1 on the season.
In the team's first dual match of the season on the road with the men's team, the Jaguars only dropped one set on the day. The Crusaders came out strong and won No. 1 doubles 8-5. Augusta gained composure and freshman Ana Faria and Meyye Gobernate won 8-3 at No. 2 doubles, before AU's lone senior, Amelia Pinoargote, and sophomore Alejandra Gonzalez-Arranz won 8-2 in the third slot.
Augusta was perfect in the six singles matches to take the match with ease.
In the battle of the AU's, Augusta University heads to Anderson University this Saturday, Feb. 10 for a 12:00 p.m. non-conference match in Anderson, S.C.
Tennis Match Results
Augusta University vs Belmont Abbey
Feb 06, 2018 at Belmont, NC
(Reidy Tennis Center)
Augusta University 8, Belmont Abbey 1
1. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGUSTAW) def. Teagan McNamara (BAC-W) 7-5, 6-4
2. Ana Faria (AUGUSTAW) def. Darian DeFrench (BAC-W) 6-2, 6-0
3. Merye Gobernate (AUGUSTAW) def. Riley Ellingson (BAC-W) 6-1, 6-4
4. Alejandra Arranz (AUGUSTAW) def. Morgan Nguyen (BAC-W) 6-1, 6-2
5. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGUSTAW) def. Alex Weber (BAC-W) 6-2, 6-0
6. Flaminia Valci (AUGUSTAW) def. Erika Noblett (BAC-W) 6-2, 7-6
3. Amelia Pinoargote/Alejandra Arranz (AUGUSTAW) def. Erica Dorn/Morgan Nguyen (BAC-W) 8-2
Augusta University 4-1
Belmont Abbey 0-3
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