Tennis Splits With ABAC

AMERICUS - The Georgia Southwestern tennis teams split a non-conference matchup with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) on Tuesday afternoon at the Susan K. Smith Tennis Complex. The GSW women were victorious over ABAC, 6-3. The men lost, 7-2.

GSW Women 6, ABAC 3

Mollie McGowan, Victoria Ondo and Melinda Vansant were victorious in both doubles and singles action for the Lady Hurricanes.

McGowan and Ondo teamed at No. 2 doubles to pick up an 8-5 win. McGowan proceeded to win her match at No. 3 singles and Ondo followed with a win at No. 4

Vansant won at No. 6 singles after partnering with Kalie Douberly for a win at No. 3 doubles.

McGowan and Vansant both won their singles matches by the score of 6-1, 6-1.

Southwestern travels to Montevallo on Friday for its final road match of the spring, a 3 p.m. contest against the Falcons.

Singles competition
1. Chanel Cunningham (ABAC) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW-W) 6-2, 6-0
2. Karen Ching (ABAC) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW-W) 6-0, 6-1
3. Mollie McGowan (GSW-W) def. Jordan Carter (ABAC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Victoria Ondo (GSW-W) def. Carli Hester (ABAC) 6-4, 6-1
5. Ginny Jones (GSW-W) def. Nikki Hall (ABAC) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-3)
6. Melinda Vansant (GSW-W) def. Julia Saunders (ABAC) 6-1, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
1. Chanel Cunningham/Jordan Carter (ABAC) def. Carly Cangelosi/Ginny Jones (GSW-W) 8-3
2. Victoria Ondo/Mollie McGowan (GSW-W) def. Karen Ching/Carli Hester (ABAC) 8-5
3. Kalie Douberly/Melinda Vansant (GSW-W) def. Nikki Hall/Olivia Robbins (ABAC) 8-1

GSW Men 2, ABAC 7

The GSW men fell behind 3-0 after doubles play and could never recover in the loss to the Stallions.

Southwestern picked up its wins from Ryan Bartz and Jake Koonce at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Bartz defeated Tim Kueckelhaus, 6-3, 6-2, and Koonce knocked off Matthew Anglin, 6-1, 6-4.

Yvan Ruelle played a marathon match at No. 3 against Taylor Hardy where he won the opening set 7-5, lost the second set 7-5 and dropped the third set, 7-6, with a 7-2 tiebreak score.

The Hurricane's final match of the year comes on Sunday at 2 p.m. against USC Aiken. 

Singles competition
1. Kamil Oliver Snaider (ABAC) def. Stephen Moore (GSW-M) 6-4, 6-2
2. Hernan Hatem (ABAC) def. Joseph Bjerregaard (GSW-M) 6-1, 6-4
3. Taylor Hardy (ABAC) def. Yvan Ruelle (GSW-M) 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)
4. Danilo Faria (ABAC) def. Chris Eastwood (GSW-M) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
5. Ryan Bartz (GSW-M) def. Tim Kueckelhaus (ABAC) 6-3, 6-2
6. Jake Koonce (GSW-M) def. Matthew Anglin (ABAC) 6-1, 6-4
 
Doubles competition
1. Kamil Oliver Snaider/Danilo Faria (ABAC) def. Stephen Moore/Ryan Bartz (GSW-M) 8-5
2. Taylor Hardy/Hernan Hatem (ABAC) def. Joseph Bjerregaard/Matt Vansant (GSW-M) 8-2
3. Tim Kueckelhaus/Richard Symanski (ABAC) def. Yvan Ruelle/Valentin Demande (GSW-M) 8-2