FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 2-23-02
Men's Tennis: No. 19 Armstrong Atlantic State 6,
USC Aiken 3
Women's Tennis: No. 5 Armstrong Atlantic State 9, USC Aiken 0
AIKEN, S.C. The Armstrong Atlantic State men's and women's tennis teams picked up a Peach Belt Conference dual match sweep of USC Aiken on Saturday afternoon as the men defeated the Pacers, 6-3, while the women blanked the Lady Pacers, 9-0.
The No. 19-ranked men won two of three doubles matches, then picked up four of six singles wins. Achim Roth defeated USC Aiken's Will Elliott, 6-3, 6-3, at No. 3 singles to help the Pirates even their PBC record at 2-2 and move to 3-2 on the season.
The No. 5-ranked women had little trouble with the Lady Pacers, sweeping all three doubles matches and dropping just nine games in picking up six straight-set wins in singles play.
The AASU tennis teams return to action on Sunday, February 24 as they host top-10 ranked West Florida at Macon, Ga., at 9:00 a.m.
- Pirates -
Men: AASU 6, USC Aiken 3
#1 Kiril Popov (USCA) def. Dale White (AASU) 5-7, 6-4, (8)
#2 Joerg Neubauer (USCA) def. Roger Thiele (AASU) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3
#3 Achim Roth (AASU) def. Will Elliott (USCA) 6-3, 6-3
#4 Michael Jezt (AASU) def. Will Thurmond (USCA) 6-3, 6-3
#5 Caue Figueiredo (AASU) def. Ivo Petric (USCA) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Peter Morsley (AASU) def. Matt Broomhead (USCA) 6-0, 6-0
#1 Thiele/White (AASU) def. Popov/Neubauer (USCA) 8-5
#2 Elliott/Thurmond (USCA) def. Morsley/Roth (AASU) 8-2
#3 Figueiredo/Jezt (AASU) def. Petric/Broomhead (USCA) 8-2
Records: AASU (3-2)
Women: AASU 9, USC Aiken 0
#1 Zsofi Golopencza (AASU) def. Maria Claudia Romo (USCA) 6-1, 6-0
#2 Annamaria Forgacs (AASU) def. Maria Paula Arcos (USCA) 6-3, 6-3
#3 Michaela Kratochvilova (AASU) def. Erika Eles (USCA) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Laura Puch (AASU) def. Lane Matheny (USCA) 6-0, 6-0
#5 Alejandra Aguilar (AASU) def. Roxanne Mazsa (USCA) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Gemma Vaughan (AASU) def. Rachelle Osmun (USCA) 6-1, 6-0
#1 Kratochvilova/Golopencza (AASU) def. Arcos/Matheny (USCA) 8-0
#2 Forgacs/Peaty (AASU) def. Romo/Eles (USCA) 8-4
#3 Aguilar/Puch (AASU) def. Osmun/Mazsa (USCA) 8-0
Records: AASU (7-0)