Ranked Columbus State Tennis Teams Overpower GSW
AMERICUS - The Georgia Southwestern tennis teams were swept by Columbus State University on Wednesday afternoon at the Susan K. Smith Tennis Complex. Both the men's and women's matches ended with a score of 9-0.
The GSW men are 3-9 overall this spring, 0-7 in Peach Belt Conference play while the women are 5-10 and 1-8 in the PBC.
Jake Koonce won the first set for GSW at No. 2 singles before eventually falling in a 10-point tiebreaker that decided the match.
Abel Acuna and Joel Landis played the closest doubles match for the Hurricanes, falling 8-6 to Maciej Kierkus and Derrick Taylor at No 3.
The women had their hands full with the 6th-ranked Lady Cougars. Sydnee Smith won four games in her match at No. 5 singles to have the best showing for GSW. Carly Cangelosi took two games off the 2nd-ranked player in NCAA Division II, Paola Cigui.
The GSW women travel to Clark Atlanta on Thursday for a 1:30 p.m. match before returning to join the men and host Flagler at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
#14 Columbus State 9, GSW Men 0
1. #31 Ousssama Zoghlami (CSU) def. Valentin Demande (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
2. Marco Almorin (CSU) def. Jake Koonce (GSW) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8)
3. Adi Malicbegovic (CSU) def. Abel Acuna (GSW) 6-3, 6-3
4. Danilo Sardelli (CSU) def. Stephen Moore (GSW) 7-5, 6-4
5. Maciej Kierkus (CSU) def. Oliver Marshall (GSW) 6-2, 6-0
6. Benedikt Wilde (CSU) def. Joel Landis (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
1. #10 Marco Almorin/Adi Malicbegovic (CSU) def. Valentin Demande/Jake Koonce (GSW) 8-2
2. Ousssama Zoghlami/Danilo Sardelli (CSU) def. Stephen Moore/Oliver Marshall (GSW) 8-1
3. Maciej Kierkus/Derrick Taylor (CSU) def. Abel Acuna/Joel Landis (GSW) 8-6
#6 Columbus State 9, GSW Women 0
1. #2 Paola Cigui (CSU) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW) 6-1, 6-1
2. #14 Beatriz Leon (CSU) def. Victoria Ondo (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
3. Olivera Jokic (CSU) def. Ginny Jones (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Camila Tobar (CSU) def. Kalie Douberly (GSW) 6-0, 6-3
5. Laura Chapman (CSU) def. Sydnee Smith (GSW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Olivera Tadijin (CSU) def. Anna Kate Shaw (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
1. #10 Paola Cigui/Beatriz Leon (CSU) def. Carly Cangelosi/Victoria Ondo (GSW) 8-0
2. Camila Tobar/Elena Preadca (CSU) def. Kalie Douberly/Ginny Jones (GSW) 8-0
3. Laura Chapman/Olivera Jokic (CSU) def. Anna Kate Shaw/Sydnee Smith (GSW) 8-0