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.
For the 30th-ranked Saint men, Felipe Friedrich and doubles partner Matheus Guida improved to 5-3 with a win over the nationally-11th-ranked tandem of Victor Cabellos and Victor Guimaraes. The Saints defeated the nationally-ranked Jaguars 8-5 while Augusta State claimed No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.
In singles action, Giovani Santos claimed No. 3 singles 7-6 and 6-2 over Guimaraes.
On the women's side, sophomore Cameron Williams improved to 4-5 at No. 1 singles as she beat Victoria Lindqvist in straight sets 6-1, 6-0. While Mathilda Baartvedt gave Liv Pettersson all she could handle at No. 2 singles.
North Georgia was scheduled to play Georgia College at home on Monday, Mar. 11, but that match has been postponed. Instead, North Georgia will travel to Americus, Ga. to take on Georgia Southwestern State University on Wednesday, Mar. 13.
#30 Men's Tennis vs. #9 Augusta State (L, 2-7) – Saturday, Mar. 9
1D – Friedrich/Guida (UNG) def. #11 Cabellos/Guimaraes (ASU) 8-5
2D – Brunie/Labas (ASU) def. Santos/Gantt (UNG) 8-0
3D – Maxime Coulomb/Kenneth Mooney (ASU) def. Farinas/Matheus Pineda (UNG) 8-2
1S – Victor Cabellos (ASU) def. Felipe Friedrich (UNG) 6-4, 6-2
2S – Jan Labas (ASU) def. Matheus Guida (UNG) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
3S – Giovani Santos (UNG) def. Victor Guimaraes (ASU) 7-6 (2), 6-2
4S – Romain Brunie (ASU) def. Anthony Veryard (UNG) 6-1, 6-0
5S – Gustav Anderson (ASU) def. Sam Gantt (UNG) 6-2, 7-6 (2)
6S – Gustavo D'Ascenzi (ASU) def. Ernesto Farinas (UNG) 6-0, 6-2
Women's Tennis vs. #46 Augusta State (L, 1-8) – Saturday, Mar. 9
1D – Lindqvist/Pettersson (ASU) def. Escobar/Baartvedt (UNG) 8-5
2D – Oliveira/Fontaine (ASU) def. Williams/Hazelman (UNG) 8-4
3D – Murakami/Pimentel (ASU) def. Audrey Marlette/Nela Handac (UNG) 8-2
1S – Cameron Williams (UNG) def. Victoria Lindqvist (ASU) 6-1, 6-0
2S – Liv Pettersson (ASU) def. Mathilda Baartvedt (UNG) 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (12)
3S – Roberta Oliveira (ASU) def. Natalia Escobar (UNG ) 6-3, 6-1
4S – Maria Pimentel (ASU) def. Adalyn Hazelman (UNG) 6-3, 7-6 (1)
5S – Julie Fontaine (ASU) def. Mallory Kolts (UNG) 6-3, 3-6, (13-11)
6S – Lissa Murakami (ASU) def. Jordan Poole (UNG) 6-1, 6-0