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.
The 30th-ranked Saint men (4-5, 1-5 PBC) swept the Hurricanes in doubles action while Felipe Friedrich, Matheus Guida, Giovani Santos and Anthony Veryard all claimed their singles matches from No. 1 singles through No. 4 singles. Friedrich, Guida and Veryard all claimed their singles matches in straight sets.
The women (2-8, 1-6 PBC) also swept through the doubles action before Cameron Williams, Mathilda Baartvedt, Natalia Escobar and Adalyn Hazelman all claimed their singles matches at No. 1 through No. 4 singles. Williams and Baartvedt earned matching 6-2, 6-2 victories while Escobar joined them in sweeping her match in straight sets.
North Georgia will return home on Friday, Mar. 15 for another PBC match, this time against Georgia College. Friday's dual match will start at 1:30 p.m. with doubles action at the North Georgia Tennis Complex with singles action to follow.
#30 Men's Tennis at Georgia Southwestern (W, 7-2) – Wednesday, Mar. 13
1D – Friedrich/Guida (UNG) def. Vinogradov/Tommy Cangelosi (GSW) 8-4
2D – Santos/Gantt (UNG) def. Koonce/Demande (GSW) 8-4
3D – Farinas/Mario Mesquita (UNG) def. Bjerregaard/Vansant (GSW) 8-2
1S – Felipe Friedrich (UNG) def. Evgeniy Vinogradov (GSW)6-1, 6-4
2S – Matheus Guida (UNG) def. Jake Koonce (GSW) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
3S – Giovani Santos (UNG) def. Joseph Bjerregaard (GSW) 0-6, 6-2, 6-2
4S – Anthony Veryard (UNG) def. Matt Vansant (GSW) 6-1, 6-3
5S – Stephen More (GSW) def. Sam Gantt (UNG) 6-1, 6-1
6S – Valentin Demande (GSW) def. Matheus Pineda (UNG) 4-6, 6-2, (10-4)
Women's Tennis at Georgia Southwestern (W, 7-2) – Wednesday, Mar. 13
1D – Escobar/Baartvedt (UNG) def. Cangelosi/Ondo (GSW) 8-6
2D – Williams/Hazelman (UNG) def. Douberly/T. Jones (GSW) 9-8 (4)
3D – Audrey Marlette/Nela Handac (UNG) def. G. Jones/McGowan (GSW) 8-2
1S – Cameron Williams (UNG) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW) 6-2, 6-2
2S – Mathilda Baartvedt (UNG) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW) 6-2, 6-2
3S – Natalia Escobar (UNG ) def. Victoria Ondo (GSW) 6-1, 7-5
4S – Adalyn Hazelman (UNG) def. Ginny Jones (GSW) 7-6 (2), 2-6 (10-6)
5S – Taylor Jones (GSW) def. Mallory Kolts (UNG) 6-1, 6-1
6S – Mollie McGowan (GSW) def. Jordan Poole (UNG) 6-3, 2-6, (11-9)