DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's tennis team played its second Peach Belt Conference match on Tuesday and lost a 7-0 road contest against the North Georgia Nighthawks.
Augusta is now 4-4 overall and 0-2 in the PBC. UNG moved to 5-1 and 1-0 in the league.
No. 30 nationally-ranked Patrick Oliveira took the opening set against UNG, but Jess Jones came back to take No. 1 singles. The Nighthawks won the rest of singles and swept doubles for the shutout.
The Jaguars host Anderson on Thursday, Feb. 28 for a non-conference match at 2:00 p.m. in Newman Tennis Center.
Tennis Match Results
Augusta vs University of North Georgia
2/26/2019 at Dahlonega, Ga.
(UNG Tennis Complex at Yahoola Creek)
University of North Georgia 7, Augusta 0
1. Jess Jones (UNGM) def. #30 Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT19) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
2. Niklas Zielen (UNGM) def. Ricard Rubio (AUGMT19) 6-2, 6-3
3. Ryan Gaskin (UNGM) def. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT19) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1
4. Hugues Renaud (UNGM) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT19) 6-3, 6-3
5. Jared Bones (UNGM) def. Lucas Bolle (AUGMT19) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 1-0 (10-6)
6. Tim Kiehl (UNGM) def. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT19) 6-2, 6-2
Augusta 4-4, 0-2 PBC
University of North Georgia 5-1, 1-0 PBC
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (2,4,3,1,6,5)
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