FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3-31-00
Men's Tennis: AASU 7, North Florida 2
Women's Tennis: AASU 6, North Florida 3
SAVANNAH, Ga. The Armstrong Atlantic State tennis teams remained undefeated in PBAC play with a men's and women's sweep of North Florida on Friday afternoon at AASU.
The No. 5-ranked AASU women's team defeated No. 9 North Florida, 6-3, to clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming PBAC Tournament. AASU finishes the regular season with a perfect 11-0 mark in conference play and will host the PBAC championships from April 13-16 with an eye on its seventh consecutive PBAC Championship.
The No. 4-ranked AASU men's team defeated No. 12-ranked North Florida, 7-2, to set up tomorrow's showdown with No. 1 ranked and undefeated Lander University. The Pirates dropped two doubles matches to the Ospreys, but won all six singles matches for the victory.
The AASU men will travel to Greenwood, S.C., to face Lander tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., then return home to take on No. 11 Valdosta State on Sunday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m.
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Men: AASU 7, North Florida 2
#1 Stefan Wirtz (AASU) def. Juraj Ciz (UNF) 6-2, 6-0
#2 Christopher Petersen (AASU) def. Nick Brennan (UNF) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1
#3 Blaise Tribolet (AASU) def. Sean Maymi (UNF) 6-4, 6-3
#4 Frederic Heitz (AASU) def. Brian McCully (UNF) 6-1, 6-0
#5 Aref Jallali (AASU) def. Scott Miller (UNF) 6-3, 6-1
#6 Dave Webley (AASU) def. Brian Holtz (UNF) 6-1, 6-1
#1 Ciz/Gary Baker (UNF) def. Petersen/Tribolet (AASU) 8-1
#2 Heitz/Jallali (AASU) def. Brennan/Miller (UNF) 9-7
#3 Maymi/McCully (UNF) def. Webley/Wirtz (AASU) 9-7
Records: AASU (13-3), UNF (11-12)
Women: AASU 6, North Florida 3
#1 Stephanie Kovacic (AASU) def. Claudia Schiffczyk (UNF) 6-0, 6-0
#2 Michaela Kratochvilova (AASU) def. Tranae Fatu (UNF) 6-3, 7-6
#3 Petra Schemm (AASU) def. def. Nicki Fitzgerald (UNF) 7-5, 5-7, 6-0
#4 Marie-Claude Ostiguy (AASU) def. Allison Rowe (UNF) 6-2, 5-2, retired
#5 Amber Bradley (UNF) def. Aitana Vargas (AASU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Emily Holtz (UNF) def. Josephine Grube (AASU) 6-2, 6-2
#1 Kovacic/Kratochvilova (AASU) def. Schiffczyk/Rowe (UNF) 8-2
#2 Ostiguy/Schemm (AASU) def. Fatu/Fitzgerald (UNF) 8-6
#3 Bradley/Holtz (UNF) def. Grube/Vargas (AASU) 8-0
Records: AASU (12-4), UNF (17-6)