Women Win At Georgia Gwinnett, Men Drop 7-2 Decision

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Georgia Southwestern tennis teams split a pair of matches at Georgia Gwinnett College on Saturday afternoon at the GGC tennis facility.


The Hurricanes picked up a win in doubles and a win in singles before falling to the Grizzlies, 7-2.

GSW drops to 1-4 this spring while the GGC men remain unbeaten at 5-0.

Joseph Bjerregaard and Matt Vansant improved their record at No. 3 doubles to 2-3 in 2013 for the Hurricanes after an 8-1 win over Taylor Hardy and Aaron Harris.

Valentin Demande upped his singles record to 3-2 after a 6-1, 6-0 win for GSW at No. 6 singles over Harris.

Tennis Match Results
Georgia Southwestern vs Georgia Gwinnett
Feb 23, 2013 at Lawrenceville, Ga.
(GGC Tennis Facility)

Georgia Gwinnett 7, Georgia Southwestern 2

 Singles competition
1. Erik Moberg (GGC) def. Evgeniy Vinogradov (GSW-M) 6-3, 6-1
2. Hernan Hatem (GGC) def. Jake Koonce (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-2
3. Tony Kostadinov (GGC) def. Joseph Bjerregaard (GSW-M) 6-2, 6-3
4. Luke Morland (GGC) def. Matt Vansant (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-0
5. Taylor Hardy (GGC) def. Stephen Moore (GSW-M) 6-3, 6-2
6. Valentin Demande (GSW-M) def. Aaron Harris (GGC) 6-1, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Erik Moberg/Tony Kostadinov (GGC) def. Evgeniy Vinogradov/Jake Koonce (GSW-M) 8-3
2. Hernan Hatem/Luke Morland (GGC) def. Chris Eastwood/Tommy Cangelosi (GSW-M) 8-3
3. Joseph Bjerregaard/Matt Vansant (GSW-M) def. Taylor Hardy/Aaron Harris (GGC) 8-1



The Lady Hurricanes improve to 3-3 overall and 3-1 in non-conference play after a 5-4 victory over GGC. The Grizzlies suffer their first loss of the season and drop to 2-1.

GSW was behind 2-1 heading into singles play after claiming its lone victory at No. 2 doubles where Ginny Jones and Taylor Jones defeated Abigail Mazza and Allison Fernandez, 8-0. It was the first time this season the sisters teamed to play doubles.

Southwestern won four of six doubles matches to claim the team victory. Ginny Jones was victorious at No. 3 and improved her record to 4-2 in singles. Taylor Jones won at No. 4. Mollie McGowan improved to 4-1 in singles with her win at No. 5 and Melinda Vansant won at No. 6.

Tennis Match Results
Georgia Southwestern vs Georgia Gwinnett
Feb 23, 2013 at Lawrenceville, Ga.
(GGC Tennis Facility)

Georgia Southwestern 5, Georgia Gwinnett 4

 Singles competition
1. Paloma Cortina (GGC) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW-W) 6-2, 6-1
2. Rocio Fernandez (GGC) def. Victoria Ondo (GSW-W) 6-3, 6-4
3. Ginny Jones (GSW-W) def. Abigail Mazza (GGC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Taylor Jones (GSW-W) def. Allison Fernandez (GGC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mollie McGowan (GSW-W) def. Joyce Oliveira (GGC) 6-3, 6-3
6. Melinda Vansant (GSW-W) def. Shirley Vas (GGC) 6-1, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Paloma Cortina/Shirley Vas (GGC) def. Kalie Douberly/Victoria Ondo (GSW-W) 8-6
2. Ginny Jones/Taylor Jones (GSW-W) def. Abigail Mazza/Allison Fernandez (GGC) 8-0
3. Rocio Fernandez/Joyce Oliveira (GGC) def. Mollie McGowan/Melinda Vansant (GSW-W) 8-6