April 17, 2009

Saints Blank Hurricanes, Advance in PBC Tourney

JONESBORO, GA – The North Georgia College & State University men’s tennis team advanced to the second round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Friday afternoon, defeating Georgia Southwestern 5-0 at the Clayton County Tennis Complex.

The Saints improve to 6-13 overall and move on to play top-seeded Georgia College & State University on Saturday afternoon with first serve set for 11:30 a.m. The Hurricanes end the season at 5-13.

North Georgia swept all three tightly contested doubles matches, stealing one and three doubles 9-7, while taking number two doubles 8-4. The Saints then clinched the match in singles play as Grant Partrick and Adrien Saulais picked up victories in straight set to seal the 5-0 victory over the Hurricanes.

Singles competition
1. Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) vs. Brent Bjerregaard (GSW-M) unfinished
2. Samuel Moore (NGCSUM) vs. Christopher Clarke (GSW-M) unfinished
3. Daniel Aguilon (NGCSUM) vs. Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) unfinished
4. Grant Partrick (NGCSUM) def. Rashad Carson (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-0
5. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) def. Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-1
6. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) vs. Andrew McElveen (GSW-M) unfinished

Doubles competition
1. Grant Partrick/Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) def. Brent Bjerregaard/Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) 9-7
2. Samuel Moore/Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) def. Christopher Clarke/Rashad Carson (GSW-M) 8-4
3. Daniel Aguilon/Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Andrew McElveen/Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 9-7

Match Notes
Georgia Southwestern 5-13
North Georgia 6-13
2009 Peach Belt Conference Men's Tennis Tournament
North Georgia advances to play Georgia College on Saturday
T-2:30 A-25