Armstrong Women’s Tennis Team Improves to 16-1

Armstrong Women's Tennis Team Improves to 16-1 (Image 1)
Armstrong Women's Tennis Team Improves to 16-1 (Image 1)

 

RELEASE FROM ARMSTRONG SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS:

No. 2 Pirates Continue Streaks With 9-0 Win
Over GRU Augusta

 

SAVANNAH, GA. – The
No. 2-ranked and two-time defending NCAA Division II national champion
Armstrong Atlantic State University women's tennis team extended a pair of
impressive streaks with Monday afternoon's 9-0 Peach Belt Conference victory
over visiting GRU Augusta at Bacon Park.

The Pirates (16-1, 9-0 PBC) extended their current home match
unbeaten streak to 132 matches, dating back to 2003, while also extending their
current regular season Peach Belt Conference winning streak to 119 matches,
which also dates back to the 2003 season. GRU Augusta falls to 10-7 overall and
4-5 in the PBC with the loss.

Armstrong dropped just two games in sweeping all
three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead heading into singles play. The No.
2-ranked duo of Aleksandra
Filipovski
 and Barbora
Krtickova
 downed Aida Castany and Marie Vin, 8-0, at No. 1 doubles,
while Clara Perez andCarolina
Prats-Millan
 beat Julie Fontaine and Roberta Oliveira, 8-2, at
No. 2 doubles. Dora Andrejszki and Olga Kalodzitsa finished
off the doubles sweep with an 8-0 win over Gisela Font and Maria C. Pimentel at
No. 3 doubles. 

The Pirates then notched straight-set wins in all six singles
matches to clinch the victory. No. 3-ranked Filipovski downed Castany, 6-1,
6-0, at No. 1 singles, while No. 11-ranked Krtickova bested Oliveira, 6-0, 6-2,
at No. 2 singles. No. 19-ranked Prats-Millan blanked Font, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 3
singles and No. 42-ranked Perez downed Pimentel, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 4 singles.

Kalodzitsa shut out Fontaine, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 5 singles for
the Pirates, with Andrejszki also picking up a 6-0, 6-0 win over Maria Nadal at
No. 6 singles.

Armstrong returns to action on Saturday, April 5, traveling
to No. 6 Columbus State for a PBC showdown with the Cougars at 2:00 p.m.

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