March 6, 2010

Men's Tennis Grabs First Win, Weather Hurricanes

DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s tennis team picked up their first victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, playing host to the Hurricanes of Georgia Southwestern and coming away with the 5-4 win in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Saints break into the win column at 1-6 overall on the season and 1-1 in Peach Belt Conference play, while the Hurricanes call to 3-5 overall and 0-3 in league action.

North Georgia grabbed a pair of points in doubles action, taking a 2-1 lead into singles play where the Saints picked up three more points to clinch the win.  

The Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon, playing host to 8th-ranked Columbus State University in another Peach Belt Conference match. First serve is set for 2:00 p.m. against the Cougars at the NGCSU Tennis Complex.


Singles competition
1. V. Pinones-Haltenhof (GSWM) def. Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) 6-3, 6-2
2. Daniel Aquilon (NGCSUM) def. Ryan Bartz (GSWM) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
3. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Ignacio Donnet (GSWM) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
4. Sebastian Munoz (GSWM) def. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) 6-1, 6-4
5. Rashad Carson (GSWM) def. Andy McMaster (NGCSUM) 6-0, 4-6, 10-5
6. Parker LaSure (NGCSUM) def. Brandon Vann (GSWM) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. V. Pinones-Haltenhof/Ryan Bartz (GSWM) def. Luciano Paes Neto/Daniel Aquilon (NGCSUM) 8-3
2. Grant Partrick/Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Ignacio Donnet/Sebastian Munoz (GSWM) 8-4
3. Adrien Saulais/Parker LaSure (NGCSUM) def. Adrian Knight/Rashad Carson (GSWM) 8-5
Match Notes
Georgia Southwestern 3-5, 0-3 PBC

North Georgia 1-6, 1-1 PBC