#3 Cougars defeat FMU Netters

#3 Cougars defeat FMU Netters

COLUMBUS, GA – A pair of No.3-ranked Columbus State University tennis teams defeated the Francis Marion University men's and women's squads by 9-0 scores, Saturday afternoon (March 31) in Peach Belt Conference action.

Both Francis Marion teams will conclude their weekend road trip through the Peach State with an 11 a.m. match-up at Georgia Southwestern State University on Sunday.

The 21st-ranked Patriot men drop to 6-9 overall and 2-5 in the conference, while the FMU women fall to 7-8 and 1-6.  The CSU women improve to 15-1 and the men to 14-3, and both remain unbeaten (7-0) in PBC play.

 

Men's Tennis Match Results
March 31, 2018 at Columbus, Ga. (John W. Walden Tennis Center)
#3 Columbus State 9, #21 Francis Marion University 0
Singles competition
1. #2 KP Pannu (CSU-M) def. W. Anth-Forsberg (FMU) 6-1, 6-0
2. #16 Zach Whaanga (CSU-M) def. Mauricio Guerrero (FMU) 6-3, 6-3
3. #46 Alvaro Regalado (CSU-M) def. Paul Meuwissen (FMU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Paul Sprengelmeijer (CSU-M) def. Henri Broeseler (FMU) 7-5, 6-0
5. Matei Avram (CSU-M) def. Charles Hutchings (FMU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Jorge Vargas (CSU-M) def. Matt Astell (FMU) 6-3, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. #11 Zach Whaanga/Alvaro Regalado (CSU-M) def. W. Anth-Forsberg/Charles Hutchings (FMU) 8-4
2. KP Pannu/Matei Avram (CSU-M) def. Henri Broeseler/Mauricio Guerrero (FMU) 8-4
3. Jorge Vargas/Shao-Yu Yu (CSU-M) def. Matt Astell/Paul Meuwissen (FMU) 9-7

Match Notes: Francis Marion University 6-9, 2-5 PBC; National ranking #21; Regional ranking #9
Columbus State 14-3, 7-0 PBC; National ranking #3; Regional ranking #1

Women's Tennis Match Results
March 31, 2018 at Columbus, Ga. (John W. Walden Tennis Center)
#3 Columbus State 9, Francis Marion University 0
Singles competition
1. #3 Beatriz Lopez (CSU-W) def. #44 Marie Krueger (FMU_W) 6-2, 7-5
2. Giorgia Vitale (CSU-W) def. Sofia Henning (FMU_W) 7-6, 6-3
3. Candice Paya (CSU-W) def. Anna Wintrich (FMU_W) 6-0, 6-0
4. Marleen Tilgner (CSU-W) def. Lesshika Vala (FMU_W) 6-0, 6-1
5. Luise Sachs (CSU-W) def. Elisa Lang (FMU_W) 6-3, 6-1
6. Natalia Kattah Paz (CSU-W) def. Nikita Berger (FMU_W) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. #21 Natalia Kattah Paz/Candice Paya (CSU-W) def. Sofia Henning/Anna Wintrich (FMU_W) 8-3
2. #46 Beatriz Lopez/Noa Davico (CSU-W) def. Marie Krueger/Lesshika Vala (FMU_W) 8-3
3. Giorgia Vitale/Marleen Tilgner (CSU-W) def. Elisa Lang/Nikita Berger (FMU_W) 8-3
 
Match Notes:  Francis Marion University 7-8, 1-6 PBC; Regional ranking #3
Columbus State 15-1, 7-0 PBC; National ranking #3; Regional ranking #1