Augusta Defeated In 5-4 Heartbreaker To Emmanuel

Augusta Defeated In 5-4 Heartbreaker To Emmanuel

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's tennis team endured it first loss of the 2017 season in a 5-4 non-conference loss to the Emmanuel College Lions.



The Jaguars (4-1) won No. 2 doubles with Merye Gobernate and Amelia Pinoargote winning 9-7, but the Lions shined in No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. Alejandra Gonzalez Arranz,


Eva Miralles-Miro, and Pinoargote won their singles contests, but Emmanuel edged out Augusta for the win.


The Jaguars begin Peach Belt Conference competition on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Lander in Greenwood, S.C., for a 2:00 p.m. Valentine's Day faceoff.


Women's Tennis Match Results

Emmanuel College vs Augusta University

Feb 10, 2017 at Augusta, Ga. - Newman Tennis Center

Emmanuel College 5, #42 Augusta University 4


Singles competition

1. Fantine Botella (ECW) def. Monica Gonzalez (AUGWT17) 6-4, 6-2

2. Pearllan Cipriano (ECW) def. Merye Gobernate (AUGWT17) 6-3, 6-2

3. Alejandra G. Arranz (AUGWT17) def. Maria Raich (ECW) 6-3, 6-1

4. Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT17) def. Victoria Silva (ECW) 2-6, 7-6, 6-3

5. Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT17) def. Katherina Kiderlen (ECW) 6-0, 6-1

6. Chloe O'Connor (ECW) def. Joana Barceló (AUGWT17) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. Fantine Botella/Chloe O'Connor (ECW) def. Monica Gonzalez/Eva Miralles-Miro (AUGWT17) 8-6

2. Merye Gobernate/Amelia Pinoargote (AUGWT17) def. Katherina Kiderlen/Maria Raich (ECW) 9-7

3. Pearllan Cipriano/Victoria Silva (ECW) def. Marie Cantenot/Alejandra G. Arranz (AUGWT17) 8-3

Match Notes:

Emmanuel College 1-6

Augusta University 4-1; National ranking #42; Regional ranking #9


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