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Jaguars Post Seven To PBC All-Academic Team

The Jaguar men’s and women’s tennis teams had seven student-athletes named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic team, according to a release from the league office in Augusta, Ga.

GRU Augusta juniors Gisela Font, Maria Nadal, and Maria Cecilia Pimentel and sophomore Marie Vin were named to the all-academic team. Men’s tennis juniors Gustav Anderson and Nameer Shamsi and senior Romain Brunie, were all honored for the excellence in the classroom as well.

The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field.

To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility.

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Gisela Font                              GRU Augusta           Jr.            La Garriga, Spain                    3.76                         Pre-Computer Science

Maria Nadal                            GRU Augusta           Jr.            Barcelona, Spain                     3.63                         Marketing

Maria Pimentel                       GRU Augusta           Jr.            Guayaquil, Ecuador                 3.43                         Political Science

Marie Vin                                GRU Augusta           So.           Belo Horizonte, Brazil             3.42                         Political Science


Gustav Anderson    GRU Augusta           Jr.            Stockholm, Sweden                                3.95                         Management

Romain Brunie        GRU Augusta           Sr.            Les Clayes-sous-Bois, France                 3.44                         Computer Science

Nameer Shamsi      GRU Augusta           Jr.            Karachi, Pakistan                                    3.33                         Finance

Women’s Tennis Ranked No. 48 In Nation

The GRU Augusta women’s tennis team has earned a No. 48 national ranking in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s list of the top 50, released Wednesday, March 25.

The Jaguars have won six-consecutive matches to improve to 12-2 overall and 5-2 in the Peach Belt Conference. They are a perfect 6-0 at home in Newman Tennis Center and are 6-2 when traveling on the road.

Sophomore Monica Gonzalez is 10-5 overall and 9-5 in the number one singles slot for GRU (2-0 in number two singles). Maria Cecilia Pimentel is 12-1 on the year, going 10-1 at number four singles and 2-0 in number two, while freshman Amelia Pinoargote is 11-1 in her rookie season for singles.

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No. 21 Jags Down Belmont Abbey To Record Fifth 9-0 Win Of Season

GRU Augusta moves to 10-3 on the year with non-conference triumph

AUGUSTA, Ga.  – The GRU Augusta men’s tennis team won their fifth shutout victory of the year on Wednesday afternoon with a 9-0 non-conference victory over the visiting Belmont Abbey Crusaders.

The Jaguars reach double-digit wins on the season and are now 01-3 after today. With three regular starters sidelined by minor injuries, the Jags assembled three doubles pairs that had yet to compete with one another this season. The task was not too much, as GRU swept all three doubles matches.

Romain Brunie and Moritz Gehlhaus defeated the Crusaders 8-1 in the number one singles match. Jose Cobo and Caio Camara won in the third doubles slot wth the same score, before Gustav Anderson and Gabriel Santos won 8-2, the closest Belmont Abbey came in doubles competition.

Six-straight singles wins gave the Jags the 9-0 final.

The Jaguars play a Peach Belt Conference match at USC Aiken on Saturday, March 21 at 12:00 p.m. in Aiken, S.C.


GRU Augusta 9, Belmont Abbey 0

Singles Competition

  1. Moritz Gehlhaus (GRUMT15) def. Juan Baez (BA_MT) 6-4, 6-2
  2. Romain Brunie (GRUMT15) def. James Delaney (BA_MT) 6-1, 6-4
  3. Gustav Anderson (GRUMT15) def. Nikhil Reddy Amaresh (BA_MT) 6-0, 6-0
  4. Arthur Andrade (GRUMT15) def. Eduardo Escobar (BA_MT) 6-2, 6-0
  5. Gabriel Santos (GRUMT15) def. Damien Nelson (BA_MT) 6-0, 6-0
  6. Nameer Shamsi (GRUMT15) def. Gabriel Trombini (BA_MT) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles Competition

  1. Romain Brunie/Moritz Gehlhaus (GRUMT15) def. Conner McMann/Juan Baez (BA_MT) 8-1
  2. Gustav Anderson/Gabriel Santos (GRUMT15) def. James Delaney/Eduardo Escobar (BA_MT) 8-2
  3. Jose Cobo/Caio Camara (GRUMT15) def. Will Bezy/Gabriel Trombini (BA_MT) 8-1

Match Notes:

Belmont Abbey 8-5

GRU Augusta 10-3

GRU Wins Third PBC Match With 9-0 Win Over Georgia Southwestern

The Jaguars are now 7-2 overall and 3-2 in the PBC with the league win

The GRU Augusta women’s tennis team won their third Peach Belt Conference match of the year with a 9-0 victory over the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes in Newman Tennis Center.

The Jaguars are now 7-2 overall and 3-2 in the PBC with the league win.

A non-conference match is scheduled with Wingate for this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 12:00 p.m. in Newman Tennis Center.


WOMEN’S TENNIS – GRU Augusta 9, Georgia Southwestern 0

Singles Competition

  1. Monica Gonzalez (GRUWT15) def. Carly Cangelosi (GSW) 6-0, 6-0
  2. Aida Castany (GRUWT15) def. Sydnee Smith (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
  3. Gisela Font (GRUWT15) def. Anna Kate Shaw (GSW) 6-0, 6-1
  4. Maria Pimentel (GRUWT15) def. Anneliese Leahy (GSW) 6-1, 6-1
  5. Maria Nadal (GRUWT15) def. Jamie Thomas (GSW) 6-1, 6-2
  6. Amelia Pinoargote (GRUWT15) def. Lauren Resnick (GSW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles Competition

  1. Monica Gonzalez/Gisela Font (GRUWT15) def. Carly Cangelosi/Sydnee Smith (GSW) 8-4
  2. Aida Castany/Maria Nadal (GRUWT15) def. Anna Kate Shaw/Anneliese Leahy (GSW) 8-3
  3. Maria Pimentel/Marie Vin (GRUWT15) def. Jamie Thomas/Lauren Resnick (GSW) 8-0


Match Notes:

Georgia Southwestern 2-7, 0-5 PBC

GRU Augusta 7-2, 3-2 PBC

Jags Tennis Opens Season Feb. 1 At Johnson C. Smith

2015 GRU Tennis kicks off new slate on the road in non-conference, home opener Feb. 6

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men’s and women’s tennis teams open the 2015 spring season this Sunday, Feb. 1 for a 2:00 p.m. dual match at Johnson C. Smith in Charlotte, N.C.

Head Coach Michael McGrath, who enters his 17th season as the head coach of both the men’s and women’s teams, looks to build on the men’s record in the 2013-14 season of 19-7 overall and 6-3 in the Peach Belt Conference and the women’s record of 10-9 and 5-7.

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Men’s Tennis ends year in national ranks

The GRU Augusta Men’s Tennis team began the 2014 portion of their season ranked nationally in the top 25 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, and the Jaguars ended the year in the same fashion with a No. 22 spot on the national list of the top-50 universities for Division II tennis.

The Jaguars went 19-7 overall this year and posted a 6-3 mark in Peach Belt Conference play. Along with the team’s national ranking, the veteran doubles-duo of Victor Cabellos and Victor Guimaraes finished their collegiate career ranked No. 17 in the nation by the ITA. Named Peach Belt All-Conference, Cabellos (Barcelona, Spain) and Guimaraes (Sao Paulo, Brazil) went 17-4 overall in the No.1 doubles spot and 5-3 in the PBC. The pair ended their season on a 7-and-3 run, while going 2-1 against nationally ranked opponents.

The Jags improved their national team ranking after the ITA listed them as the 23rd–best team in the nation in the last poll on April 30. Including GRU Augusta, the Peach Belt had 10 teams on the top-50 list for the men. The Jaguars also ended the year ranked fourth in the Southeast Region, while Cabellos and Guimaraes notched fifth place for doubles competition.

With an overall .731 winning percentage, head coach Mike McGrath led his squad to an 11-1 record at home in Newman Tennis Center while seeing sophomore Gustav Anderson and Victor Guimaraes earn PBC All-Academic honors.

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