2012-13 North Georgia Men's Tennis News

May 31, 2013
Friedrich Named ITA All-American
SKILLMAN, NJ – The University of North Georgia’s Felipe Friedrich has been named to the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II All-American Team as a singles player as announced by the ITA on Friday afternoon.

May 29, 2013
North Georgia Wins Three PBC Annual Awards
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The University of North Georgia athletic department brought home three awards from the Peach Belt Conference as announced at the PBC awards dinner at the annual meetings on Tuesday night.

April 12, 2013
Friedrich and Guida Earn North Georgia's First-Ever All-PBC Recognitions
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Peach Belt Conference released the 2013 men's tennis All-Conference teams Thursday night during a banquet on the eve of the league tournament which will be contested in Florence, S.C. this weekend. University of North Georgia senior Felipe Friedrich became the first North Georgia tennis athlete to ever be named to the first team as a singles player while doubles partner Matheus Guida joined him as the Saints' first-ever second team selection.

April 10, 2013
Women's Tennis Wraps up Season with 6-3 Victory Over Newberry, 32nd-Ranked Men Fall 5-4
NEWBERRY, S.C. - The University of North Georgia tennis teams wrapped up the 2013 regular-season on the road at Newberry College. The women finished their season strong with their third win in a row, a 6-3 victory over the Wolves, while the men dropped a heartbreaker 4-5.

April 9, 2013
Women Conquer USC Aiken 5-2, #32 Men Fall 2-5 to 30th-Ranked Pacers
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The University of North Georgia tennis teams split their matches with the University of South Carolina Aiken as the Saint women claimed their final Peach Belt Conference match of the season 5-2 over the Pacers. The 30th-ranked Pacer men defeated the 32nd-ranked Saint men by a similar 5-2 score at the USC Aiken Tennis Complex.

April 3, 2013
Tennis Squads Sweep Carson-Newman with Matching 8-1 Victories
WOODSTOCK, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis squads claimed identical 8-1 victories over Carson-Newman College Wednesday afternoon at the Eagle Watch Neighborhood in Woodstock, Ga in a neutral location match.

April 2, 2013
#32 Men's Tennis Claims 7-2 Win Over #26 Young Harris, Women Fall 7-2 to #34 Mountain Lions
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The 32nd-ranked University of North Georgia men's tennis team captured a 7-2 Peach Belt Conference victory over the 26th-ranked Mountain Lions of Young Harris College Tuesday afternoon. The 34th-ranked Young Harris women defeated the Saint women by an identical 7-2 score at the North Georgia Tennis Complex.

March 29, 2013
Women's Tennis Earns 5-4 Win Over Lander, #32 Men Fall 2-7 to #7 Bearcat Men
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia women's tennis team did something Friday afternoon that they have never done before: beat Lander University. The Saint women claimed a 5-4 victory over the Bearcat women at the North Georgia Tennis Complex while the 32nd-ranked men's team fell 7-2 to the No. 7 Lander men.

March 28, 2013
Friedrich Moves up to 31st in Country, Men's Tennis Slips to 32nd
SKILLMAN, N.J. – University of North Georgia senior men's tennis player Felipe Friedrich moved up into the national rankings as a singles player in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) first individual rankings of the year.

March 26, 2013
Tennis Matches with Newberry and Lenoir-Rhyne Cancelled
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – For the second time this season, the University of North Georgia tennis teams' matches against Newberry College have been cancelled while Saturday's home match against Lenoir-Rhyne University has also been cancelled.

March 21, 2013
Men's Tennis Checks in at 10th in First Region Rankings of Regular-Season
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The University of North Georgia men's tennis team, ranked 30th-nationally, fell to 10th in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Region rankings of the regular-season released Wednesday. But the Saints (7-6, 1-6 PBC) also saw some improvements individually.

March 20, 2013
Women's Tennis Earns 8-1 Win Over North Greenville, Men Win 7-2
TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams each collected a win Wednesday afternoon, the third in a row for both programs, as the Saints swept the Crusaders of North Greenville University in non-conference action.

March 19, 2013
Saint Men and Women Defeat Belmont Abbey 8-1 in Tennis
BELMONT, N.C. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams each continued their non-conference Spring Break road trip with wins over Belmont Abbey College. The No. 30 Saint men earned an 8-1 win over the Crusaders while North Georgia's women stepped up to claim an 8-1 victory.

March 18, 2013
Tennis Matches at Belmont Abbey Rescheduled
BELMONT, N.C. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis matches at Belmont Abbey College that were originally scheduled for today, Monday, Mar. 18 have been moved back to Tuesday, Mar. 19 at 2:00 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather.

March 17, 2013
North Georgia Men and Women Claim 9-0 Wins Over Lees McRae
SALISBURY, N.C. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams each stepped out of their Peach Belt Conference schedule Sunday with a dual match against Lees McRae College in Salisbury, N.C., a neutral location for both schools. The 30th-ranked Saint men earned a 9-0 victory over the Bobcats with the women earning a similar 9-0 victory.

March 15, 2013
Georgia College Deals Saint Men and Women 7-2 Losses
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Friday afternoon, the University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams dropped a pair of Peach Belt Conference matches to Georgia College, ranked 18th-nationally in both men's and women's tennis. The Bobcats claimed matching 7-2 decisions at the North Georgia Tennis Complex.

March 15, 2013
North Georgia Student-Athletes Share Love of Sports with Elementary School Students
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – For many great athletes, their passion for sports started in with someone who had succeeded at a particular sport sharing their love of the game. Perhaps that will be the case at Sardis Enrichment School following a pair of visits by several University of North Georgia student-athletes.

March 13, 2013
Men's and Women's Tennis Claims Matching 7-2 Victories Over Georgia Southwestern
AMERICUS, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams both went on the road Wednesday afternoon and claimed matching 7-2 wins over Georgia Southwestern State University in Peach Belt Conference action.

March 9, 2013
Augusta State Defeats North Georgia 7-2 in Men's Tennis, 8-1 in Women's
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams continued their Peach Belt Conference schedule Saturday as the Saints hosted Augusta State University at the North Georgia Tennis Complex. The Jaguar men, ranked ninth in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and fourth in the Southeast Region, defeated the Saint men 7-2 while the No. 46 ASU women, ninth in the region, defeated North Georgia's women 8-1.

March 3, 2013
Both Tennis Teams Fall 5-4 at Flagler
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Following a bout with the No. 1 teams in the nation Saturday, the University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams continued their long road trek with a trip to Flagler College down in St. Augustine, Fla. where the Saints battled hard in a marathon match that lasted nearly six and a half hours. The Flagler Saints were able to hold off North Georgia, earning 5-4 victories in both the men's and women's matches.

March 2, 2013
No. 1 Armstrong Claims Pair of 9-0 Victories Over Saints in Tennis
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams traveled to Savannah, Ga. Saturday afternoon to take on their toughest opponent of the season, top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University. The Pirates are ranked No. 1 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for both men and women and proved how good they are with a pair of 9-0 wins Saturday afternoon.

February 27, 2013
Saints Tennis Sweep Mars Hill on the Road, Men Win 9-0
MARS HILL, N.C. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams both defeated the Mountain Lions of Mars Hill College Wednesday afternoon. The 23rd-ranked men (3-2) won 9-0 while the women (1-5) claimed an 8-1 victory over the Southeast Region opponent.

February 27, 2013
Matheus Guida Named PBC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – University of North Georgia men's tennis player Matheus Guida has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week as announced by the league office.

February 25, 2013
Tennis Matches at Brevard to be Rescheduled Due to Weather
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Due to nearly a 100% chance of rain on Tuesday in Brevard, N.C., the University of North Georgia and Brevard College have agreed to reschedule their men's and women's tennis matches to a later date. The date for the match will be announced at a later time.

February 21, 2013
Tennis Matches with USC Aiken Rescheduled
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Due to the threat of inclement weather on Saturday afternoon, the Peach Belt Conference tennis match between the University of North Georgia and the University of South Carolina Aiken have been rescheduled to Tuesday, Apr. 9.

February 20, 2013
No. 23 Men's Tennis Falls 7-2, Women 8-0 to #7 Columbus State
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams fell Wednesday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference action at the hands of Columbus State University, both Cougar teams are ranked No. 7 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The No. 23 men fell 7-2 while the women fell 8-0.

February 16, 2013
No. 23 Men's Tennis Fall 4-5, Women 1-8 to Nationally-Ranked Francis Marion
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams battled hard Saturday, but were unable to claim a win over the nationally-ranked tennis teams from Francis Marion University. The Saints' men's team, ranked No. 23 in the nation, fell 4-5 to the 20th-ranked Patriots while the Saint women fell 1-8 to the 10th-ranked women of FMU at the North Georgia Tennis Complex.

February 11, 2013
Tuesday Tennis Matches with Newberry Rescheduled
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The tennis matches between the University of North Georgia and Newberry College have been rescheduled for March 26. The Saints and Wolves will now play at 2:00 p.m. that day.

February 9, 2013
#23 Men's Tennis Earns 7-2 Win Over Erskine
DUE WEST, S.C. – The 23rd ranked University of North Georgia men's tennis team traveled to Due West, S.C. Saturday for a region match against the Flying Fleet of Erskine College. The Saint men were victorious over the Fleet, returning home to Dahlonega with a 7-2 victory to improve to 2-0 for the season.

February 6, 2013
Tennis Splits with Shorter, 23rd-Ranked Men Win 5-4
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men's and women's tennis teams were finally able to start their 2013 Spring schedules Wednesday afternoon after having last weekend's matches postponed due to inclement weather. The nationally 23rd-ranked men took down the Hawks of Shorter University 5-4 while the women fell 4-5 to the Hawks at the North Georgia Tennis Complex.

November 17, 2012
Men’s Tennis Moves up Two Spots to 23rd in Preseason National Poll
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released the 2013 NCAA Division II Campbell/ITA Preseason rankings Friday evening and the North Georgia College & State University men's tennis team will commence the upcoming campaign ranked 23rd in the nation.

September 24, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Five – Monday, September 24, 2012

September 23, 2012
Tennis Completes Time in ITA Southeast Region Championships with Strong Showing
SUMTER, S.C. – The North Georgia College & State University men's and women's tennis teams were in action again this past weekend as they competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Regional Championships.

September 18, 2012
Tennis Opens Fall 2012 Season with Strong Showing in Columbus Fall Invitational
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's and women's tennis teams began their 2012 fall campaign this past weekend at the Columbus State University Fall Invitational. Within the field of four men's teams and five women's were six teams ranked in the top-25 of the nation giving the Saints some of the best competition they could hope to face to start the year.