– Tenth-ranked Columbus State jumped out to an early lead
with three doubles victories and went on to a 5-0 win over No. 18
Augusta State in the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional at
Blackmon Tennis Center.
The victory lifted Columbus State to a 17-4 overall record, while the Jaguars' season came to a close at 14-7.
The match was the final appearance for ASU seniors Wu Ferraz and Luis Ramos.
Under head coach Michael McGrath, the Jags were making their seventh postseason appearance in the last 11 seasons.
The Cougars advanced to Saturday's championship match where they will take on the winner of Georgia College & State vs. Lander at 1:00 p.m.
2010 NCAA Southeast Regional Augusta State vs. Columbus State -- May 07, 2010 Columbus, Ga. (Blackmon Tennis Center) #10 Columbus State 5, #18 Augusta State 0 Singles competition 1. #18 Frank Suarez (CSU) def. Jenner Stevenson (ASU) 6-4, 6-3 2. Diego Motivar (CSU) vs. Bernardo Fernandes (ASU) unfinished 3. Olivier Simonet (CSU) vs. Henrique Boturao (ASU) unfinished 4. Daniel Stomberg (CSU) vs. Jan Labas (ASU) unfinished 5. Christophe Noblet (CSU) def. Rafael Milhati (ASU) 6-0, 6-1 6. Nemanja Djuric (CSU) vs. Guilherme Ferraz (ASU) unfinished Doubles competition 1. #12 Frank Suarez/Christophe Noblet (CSU) def. Bernardo Fernandes/Henrique Boturao (ASU) 8-3 2. Olivier Simonet/Nemanja Djuric (CSU) def. Jenner Stevenson/Jan Labas (ASU) 8-5 3. Filip Cojbasic/Daniel Stomberg (CSU) def. Rafael Milhati/Guilherme Ferraz (ASU) 8-2