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Armstrong Women's Tennis Team Improves to 16-1



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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