ANDERSON, S.C. – It was AU against AU on Thursday afternoon as Augusta University traveled to Anderson University for a midweek non-conference women's tennis match. Augusta pulled out a 5-3 victory at the AU Tennis Complex.
The Jaguars are now 5-2 overall and Anderson slid to 2-2. Anderson won the No. 1 doubles and singles match, but Augusta rolled in the next six matches, as one went unfinished.
Freshman Ana Faria came back from a 0-6 loss at No. 2 singles and won 7-6, 6-3 to get AU going after they won two of three at doubles. Sophomores Merye Gobernate and Alejandra Gonzalez Arranz won at No.3 and No. 4 singles, while senior Amelia Pinoargote bested Hannah Weaver at No. 6 singles to win 6-4, 6-3. AU is now 5-1 in non-conference matches this season.
The Jaguars continue Peach Belt play this Saturday, Feb. 17 with a trip to the beach in St. Augustine, Fla., to take on Flagler College.
Tennis Match Results
Augusta University vs Anderson University
Feb 15, 2018 at Anderson, S.C.
(AU Tennis Complex)
Augusta University 5, Anderson University 3
1. Laura Dean (AUW) def. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT18) 6-0, 6-1
2. Ana Faria (AUGWT18) def. Jacqueline Olivia (AUW) 0-6, 7-6, 6-3
3. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT18) def. Ivey Welborn (AUW) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. Alejandra Arranz (AUGWT18) def. Victoria Wuilloud (AUW) 6-3, 7-6
5. Cameron Blanchard (AUW) vs. Marie Cantenot (AUGWT18) 6-1, 4-6, 2-5, unfinished
6. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT18) def. Hannah Weaver (AUW) 6-4, 6-3
3. Ivey Welborn/Jennifer Holcombe (AUW) def. Alejandra Arranz/Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT18) 8-6
Augusta University 5-2
Anderson University 2-2