March 31, 2010

Jags Hold Off Lady Saints Netters 7-2 in PBC Action

DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia women’s tennis team snagged points in doubles and singles on Wednesday afternoon, but the 29th-ranked Augusta State Jaguars held on for the 7-2 Peach Belt Conference victory at the NGCSU Tennis Complex.

The Lady Saints fall to 6-11 overall on the season, and 3-6 in the Peach Belt Conference, while the Jaguars improve to 11-6 on the year and 6-5 in league action.

North Georgia’s doubles point came from the duo of Juliana Chiong and Jordan Poole who combined to take down Victoria Lindqvist and Keaton Sanders 8-2, while in single action, Jordan Poole came through a three-set victory for the Lady Saints’ second point of the day. Poole took the opening set 6-4, and after dropping the second set 6-1, rallied in the tiebreaker to drop Sanders 12-10.

Brittany Smith led 4-1 in her opening set against Marina Ferreria, but the Lady Jag rallied to take the set 7-5, before Smith retired trailing 3-2 in the second.

North Georgia returns to action over the weekend, traveling to Flagler College on Friday afternoon for a 1:00 p.m. battle of the Saints, before taking on top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic in Savannah, Ga., on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.

 

#29 Augusta State 7, North Georgia 2
Mar 31, 2010 at Dahlonega, GA

Singles competition
1. Victoria Lindqvist (ASUW) def. Stasa Vujoseciv (NGCSUW) 6-2, 6-1
2. Marina Ferreria (ASUW) def. Brittany Smith (NGCSUW) 7-5, 3-2, retired
3. Bianca Machado (ASUW) def. Juliana Chiong (NGCSUW) 6-3, 6-1
4. Camila Correa (ASUW) def. Ashley Marie Jordan (NGCSUW) 6-2, 6-1
5. Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) def. Keaton Sanders (ASUW) 6-4, 1-6, 12-10
6. Luiza Pires (ASUW) def. Jade Ringoffer (NGCSUW) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Marina Ferreria/Bianca Machado (ASUW) def. Brittany Smith/Stasa Vujoseciv (NGCSUW) 8-6
2. Juliana Chiong/Jordan Poole (NGCSUW) def. Victoria Lindqvist/Keaton Sanders (ASUW) 8-2
3. Camila Correa/Luiza Pires (ASUW) def. Sara Vaughters/Ashley Marie Jordan (NGCSUW) 8-3
Match Notes
Augusta State 11-6, 6-5 PBC; National ranking #29; Regional ranking #6
North Georgia 6-11, 3-6 PBC