Hardcourt season closes with split vs. Georgia Southern, UNCW

The season on the hardwood for Georgia State men’s tennis finished with a victory over Georgia Southern, the team’s fourteenth consecutive win over the Eagles. The Panthers closed a 4-3 matchup to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNCW) Seahawks.

The Panthers’ season finishes with a record of 8-13.

Friday: 4-0 win over Georgia Southern

Doubles

Joseph Bishop and Andrei Andrukhou (Georgia State) defeated Jose Landin and Christian Kerrigan (Georgia Southern), 8-2

Sofiane Chevallier and Zack Kennedy (Georgia State) defeated Kyle Hoffman and Ristomatti Lanne (Georgia Southern), 8-2

Jannis Koeke and Felipe Jaworski (Georgia State) defeated Albert Codina Sala and Nico de Groof (Georgia Southern), 8-7 (7-4)

Singles

Sofiane Chevallier (Georgia State) defeated Nico de Groof (Georgia Southern), 6-2, 6-1

Zack Kennedy (Georgia State) defeated Albert Codina Sala (Georgia Southern), 6-3, 6-0

Andrei Andrukhou (Georgia State) defeated Kyle Hoffman (Georgia Southern), 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

Saturday: 4-3 loss to UNCW

Doubles

Sam Williams and Christiaan Van Der Burgh (UNCW) defeated Sofiane Chevallier and Zack Kennedy (Georgia State), 8-4

Santtu Leskinen and Xander Veys (UNCW) Joseph Bishop and Felipe Jaworski (Georgia State), 8-6

Singles

Andres Torres (UNCW) defeated Joseph Bishop (Georgia State), 6-1, 6-4

Santti Leskinen (UNCW) defeated Jannis Koeke (Georgia State), 6-3, 6-4

Zach Hubitz (UNCW) defeated Felipe Jaworski (Georgia State), 6-4, 6-0

Sofiane Chevallier (Georgia State) defeated Christiaan Van de Burgh (UNCW), 6-3, 6-4

Zack Kennedy (Georgia State) defeated Sam Williams (UNCW), 7-6, (7-3), 6-4

Andrei Andrukhou (Georgia State) defeated Xander Veys (UNCW), 7-6 (8-6), 6-3

About Akiem Bailum 285 Articles
Akiem Bailum - Sports Editor Fall 2014 - Spring 2015. Journalism major with a concentration in telecommunications. Class of 2015. Before becoming sports editor at The Signal, Akiem began his writing career at Georgia State in 2012. After a brief absence, he returned to The Signal in 2014. Akiem has covered Georgia State sports events on site for football, volleyball, basketball and softball games. His advice for future sports writers is to cover more than major sports and to attend as many events in person as possible. When away from the court or the field, Akiem's interests include studying the radio industry.

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