FLORENCE, S.C. – The Augusta University men's tennis team made its 26th appearance at the Peach Belt Conference Championships on Saturday morning as the seventh seed and fell to second-seeded USC Aiken 4-2 at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center.
Augusta is ranked No. 38 in the nation, while USCA entered the match as the No. 6 team in the country. Augusta freshman Luca Bolle won 6-4 and 6-3 at the fifth singles position and sophomore Martin Hurtado sealed a win in the sixth slot with back-to-back 6-2 wins.
The Jaguars moved to 9-9 overall on the season with the postseason loss.
Tennis Match Results
Augusta University vs USC Aiken
Apr 20, 2019 at Florence, SC
(Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center)
#6 USC Aiken 4, #38 Augusta University 2
1. Tales Silva (USCA) def. Patrick Oliveira (AUGMT19) 7-6 (10-8), 6-3
2. Salvador Bandeira (USCA) vs. Joao Ferreira (AUGMT19) 6-4, 6-5, unfinished
3. #43 Antonio Sabugueiro (USCA) def. Ricard Rubio (AUGMT19) 6-4, 6-0
4. Vicente Andrades (USCA) def. Gaspard Mathieu (AUGMT19) 6-4, 6-0
5. Lucas Bolle (AUGMT19) def. Alvaro Garcia Gil (USCA) 6-4, 6-3
6. Martin Hurtado (AUGMT19) def. Francesco Satta (USCA) 6-2, 6-2
Augusta University 9-9; National ranking #38
USC Aiken 15-2; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (6,4,3,5,1)
Peach Belt Conference Tournament Quarterfinal match #4
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