FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2-26-00
Men's Tennis: AASU 6, Francis Marion 3
Women's Tennis: AASU 9, Francis Marion 0
SAVANNAH, Ga. The Armstrong Atlantic State tennis teams remained undefeated in PBAC play with a men's and women's sweep of Francis Marion on Saturday afternoon at AASU.
The No. 4-ranked Pirate men's squad dropped all three doubles matches to Francis Marion, but swept the singles to take the 6-3 win and hand the No. 14-ranked Patriots their first loss of the year. Stefan Wirtz defeated FMU's Laszlo Leiter, 7-5, 6-1, at No. 1 singles to help propel the Pirates.
The No. 3-ranked AASU women's team swept past Francis Marion, 9-0, as the Lady Pirates did not drop a set to the Lady Patriots. Stephanie Kovacic downed FMU's Annamaria Karai, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 1 singles for AASU.
The Lady Pirates are back in action on Sunday morning as they face Kennesaw State at 9:00 a.m. in another PBAC clash.
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Men: AASU 6, Francis Marion 3
#1 Stefan Wirtz (AASU) def. Laszlo Leiter (FMU) 7-5, 6-1
#2 Antony Xayphengsy (AASU) def. Mark Bube (FMU) 6-1, 6-3
#3 Christopher Petersen (AASU) def. Sollie Nortje (FMU) 6-1, 6-2
#4 Blaise Tribolet (AASU) def. Glynn Hulley (FMU) 6-4, 6-2
#5 Frederic Heitz (AASU) def. Lewellyn King (FMU) 6-4, 6-0
#6 Aref Jallali (AASU) def. Richard Warrin (FMU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
#1 Bube/Nortje (FMU) def. Petersen/Tribolet (AASU) 8-5
#2 Hulley/King (FMU) def. Wirtz/Xayphengsy (AASU) 9-8
#3 Leiter/Warrin (FMU) def. Heitz/Jallali (AASU) 9-8
Records: AASU (4-2), FMU (6-1)
Women: AASU 9, Francis Marion 0
#1 Stephanie Kovacic (AASU) def. Annamaria Karai (FMU) 6-1, 6-2
#2 Michaela Kratochvilova (AASU) def. Jill Stephens (FMU) 6-0, 6-0
#3 Petra Schemm (AASU) def. Kristen Keen (FMU) 6-1, 6-2
#4 Marie-Claude Ostiguy (AASU) def. Chrissy Manley (FMU) 6-0, 6-0
#5 Josephine Grube (AASU) def. Heather Duncan (FMU) 6-2, 6-1
#6 Aitana Vargas (AASU) won by default
#1 Kovacic/Kratochvilova (AASU) def. Karai/Manley (FMU) 8-1
#2 Ostiguy/Schemm (AASU) def. Stephens/Keen (FMU) 8-1
#3 Vargas/Grube (AASU) won by default
Records: AASU (5-3), FMU (1-5)