Men and women suffer 5-4 losses at North Georgia

The Georgia Southwestern men's and women's tennis teams each fell a match short in their bids to break into the win column in Peach Belt Conference play with a pair of 5-4 losses to North Georgia on Saturday afternoon at the NGCSU Tennis Complex.  

NORTH GEORGIA 5, GSW WOMEN 4

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The Georgia Southwestern women's tennis team fell to North Georgia, 5-4, in a PBC matchup at the NGCSU Tennis Complex on Saturday afternoon.

The Lady Hurricanes (4-7, 0-5 PBC) fell behind 3-0 after doubles action, before taking four-of-six matches on the singles side.

At No. 1 singles, Leady Cuellar defeated Stasa Vujoseciv 6-4, 7-6 (7-5). Lauren Grogan won for GSW at No. 3, defeating Ashley Marie Jordan 6-3, 6-1. Melinda Vansant was victorious at No. 5 over Sara Vaughters 6-2, 6-1. Katie Adamson earned the final victory for the Lady 'Canes, a 6-0, 7-5 win at No. 6.

Southwestern is back in action on Sunday (3/7) with a noon match at Lander.

NORTH GEORGIA 5, GSW MEN 4

Boxscore

The Georgia Southwestern men's tennis team fell to North Georgia, 5-4, in a PBC matchup at the NGCSU Tennis Complex on Saturday afternoon.

The Hurricanes (3-5, 0-3 PBC) fell behind 2-1 after doubles action and split the six singles matches with the Saints.

Southwestern's lone win in doubles came at No. 1 where Victor Piñones-Haltenhoff and Ryan Bartz defeated Luciano Paes Neto and Daniel Aquilon, 8-3.

Piñones-Haltenhoff was the 'Canes only double-winner, picking up a victory at No. 1 singles, defeating Paes Neto 6-3, 6-2. Sebastian Munoz won for GSW at No. 4, defeating Adrian Saulais 6-1, 6-4. Rashad Carson earned the final victory for the Hurricanes, a 6-0, 4-6, (10-5) win over Andy McMaster at No. 5.

Southwestern is back in action on Sunday (3/7) with a noon match at Lander.

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