Lady 'Canes Win With Depleted Lineup; Men Lose Nail-biter

Lady 'Canes Win With Depleted Lineup; Men Lose Nail-biter

VALLEY, Ala. - Despite having to default a doubles match and two singles matches due to a rash of illness and injury throughout their roster, the Georgia Southwestern women's tennis team persevered against Point University on Friday afternoon and pulled out a 5-4 victory. The men lost 5-4 to the Skyhawks.

Both GSW programs return to Peach Belt Conference play on Sunday against Francis Marion at 10 a.m.


Carly Cangelosi was solid at the top of the lineup for GSW. Cangelosi paired with Jamie Thomas for the first time this season and won 8-4 at No. 1 doubles before she cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles.

Lauren Resnick and Ashley Denby moved up to play in the highest positions they have all season and the ladies did not disappoint. The duo won 8-5 playing at No. 2 doubles for the first time this year. Resnick proceeded to win at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-1, and Denby was victorious at No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-4.

The Lady Hurricanes improved their record to 3-8 overall while Point fell to 2-2.


Abel Acuna-Moreno picked up a pair of victories for the Hurricanes. Acuna-Moreno partnered with Oliver Marshall to win 8-2 at No. 2 doubles before he rolled past Zach Sheeler at No. 4 singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Jake Koonce won 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 singles over Rafa Hewett. Steven Blythe won his singles match at No. 3 against Ben Markowski, 6-3, 6-2.

The decisive team point came down to No. 5 singles. It was the only match to go to a third set. Andrew Hays from Point edged out Andrew Greneker, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

The GSW men drop to 2-8 this spring. Point improved to 5-1.