Augusta Ends Season With Loss To No. 25 Georgia College In PBC Tourney

Augusta Ends Season With Loss To No. 25 Georgia College In PBC Tourney


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FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta University women's tennis team fell to No. 25 nationally ranked Georgia College 5-0 in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal match. The Jaguars drew the seventh seed and squared off against the second-seeded Bobcats.



Returning to the PBC Championships for the first time since 2015, the Jaguars couldn't match the Bobcats in the 9:00 a.m. match at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.


Four singles matches went unfinished to give GC those wins, after they swept all three doubles matches.


Augusta finishes the season with a 10-10 record and a 3-6 Peach Belt mark, while the match marks the final competition for lone AU senior Amelia Pinoargote.


Tennis Match Results

Augusta University vs Georgia College

Apr 20, 2018 at Florence, SC

(Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center)

#25 Georgia College 5, Augusta University 0


Singles competition

1. Jena Kelly (GC-W) def. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT18) 6-0, 6-1

2. Valeria Lopez (GC-W) vs. Ana Faria (AUGWT18) 6-3, 5-1, unfinished

3. Emilia Richter (GC-W) vs. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT18) 6-4, 2-1, unfinished

4. Kristen Jones (GC-W) vs. Alejandra Arranz (AUGWT18) 6-2, 3-1, unfinished

5. Paula Garriga (GC-W) def. Marie Cantenot (AUGWT18) 6-3, 6-0

6. Emma Niemi (GC-W) vs. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT18) 6-4, 3-0, unfinished


Doubles competition

1. Jena Kelly/Valeria Lopez (GC-W) def. Eva Miralles-Miro/Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT18) 8-2

2. Emilia Richter/Kristen Jones (GC-W) def. Merye Gobernate/Ana Faria (AUGWT18) 8-6

3. Emma Niemi/Paula Garriga (GC-W) def. Alejandra Arranz/Maria Alice Vieira (AUGWT18) 8-4


Match Notes:

Augusta University 10-10

Georgia College 14-6; National ranking #25

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,5)

Peach Belt Conference Women's Tournament Quarterfinal Match 3

Georgia College #2 seed, Augusta #7 seed


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