Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference For Third Straight Season

Oliveira Named Peach Belt All-Conference For Third Straight Season

 

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FLORENCE, S.C. – Augusta University men's tennis senior Patrick Oliveira was named second team Peach Belt All-Conference on Thursday night at the PBC awards banquet on the eve of the PBC Championships. The All-PBC selection is the third for Oliveira in his decorated four-year career as a Jaguar.

 

Columbus State's Kiranpal Pannu was named the PBC Player of the Year while USC Aiken's Salvador Bandeira the Freshman of the Year. CSU's Evan Isaacs was named the Coach of the Year.

 

Oliveira earned the No. 1 singles spot again for Augusta in 2019 and recorded seven wins on the season and six losses. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oliveira went 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in his last time out on March 31st. He was named an All-American in 2017 and a back-to-back All-Conference selection the last two seasons.

 

The 2019 Jaguars are ranked No. 38 in the nation and face USC Aiken on Saturday, April 20 at 9:00 a.m. in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal match in Florence, S.C.

 

2019 Men's Tennis All-Conference

 

First Team

Singles

Eirik Groner, Lander

Robin Möeller, Georgia College

Kiranpal Pannu, Columbus State

Alvaro Regalado, Columbus State

Lukas Storck, Flagler

Zach Whaanga, Columbus State

 

Doubles

Axel Cronje and Adam Elliget, Lander

Zach Whaanga and Alvaro Regalado, Columbus State

Robin Möeller and Matthias Rogel, Georgia College

 

Second Team

Singles

Salvador Bandeira, USC Aiken

Ozan Cildir, Lander

Patrick Oliveira, Augusta

Antonio Sabugueiro, USC Aiken

Tales Silva, USC Aiken

Niklas Zielen, North Georgia

 

Doubles

Kiranpal Pannu and Matei Avram, Columbus State

Salvador Bandeira and Antonio Sabugueiro, USC Aiken

Lukas Storck and Felipe Carvalho, Flagler

 

Elite 15 Award presented by EAB

Eirik Groner, Lander

 

Freshman of the Year

Salvador Bandeira, USC Aiken

 

Player of the Year

Kiranpal Pannu, Columbus State

 

Coach of the Year

Evan Isaacs, Columbus State

 

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