April 7, 2009

Saints Overcome Windy Conditions, Edge Canes

AMERICUS, GA – The North Georgia College & State University men’s tennis team took two of three doubles matches on their way to a 5-4 win over Georgia Southwestern Tuesday afternoon in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Saints continue a streak that has seen them win four of their last five matches as they improve to 5-9 overall and 1-4 in the PBC, while the Hurricanes fall to 4-12 overall and 0-7 in the league.

North Georgia followed a pair of victories in doubles play with three wins in singles matches to seal the victory.

The Saints return to action at home, hosting Georgia College & State University on April 10, with first serve set for 2:30 p.m.


Singles competition
1. Brent Bjerregaard (GSW-M) def. Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) 6-2, 6-2
2. Samuel Moore (NGCSUM) def. Christopher Clarke (GSW-M) 6-3, 6-2
3. Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) def. Daniel Aguilon (NGCSUM) 6-2, 6-4
4. Grant Partrick (NGCSUM) def. Rashad Carson (GSW-M) 6-2, 6-1
5. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) def. Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 6-0, 6-0
6. Andrew McElveen (GSW-M) def. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. Brent Bjerregaard/Brenton Hochstetler (GSW-M) def. Grant Partrick/Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) 8-4
2. Luciano Paes Neto/Samuel Moore (NGCSUM) def. Rashad Carson/Christopher Clarke (GSW-M) 8-4
3. Daniel Aguilon/Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Andrew McElveen/Chase Woodall (GSW-M) 8-3

Match Notes
North Georgia 5-9, 1-4 PBC
Georgia Southwestern 4-12, 0-7 PBC