No. 36 Auburn Loses Close Match to No. 28 Georgia Tech

AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM Junior Robbert Lathouwers remains undefeated in singles
AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM
Junior Robbert Lathouwers remains undefeated in singles
AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM

Feb. 26, 2006

Final Stats

Atlanta, Ga. - The No. 36 Auburn Tigers lost another close match 4-3, Sunday to No. 28 Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

The Tigers fought hard in doubles, but were unable to come through with a win, and lost their first doubles point of the season. However, AU came away with three singles victories. No. 83 Robbert Lathouwers remains undefeated in singles with a win over Zachery Rath 2-6, 6-2, 6-0.

Milan Krnjetin came back from his first set and defeated David North 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, in the three spot. Also winning at singles for the Tigers was sophomore Pawel Dilaj, who defeated Jordan Delass 7-6, (7-2), 6-4.

The Tigers return to action at the Luther Young Tennis Complex Friday, March 3, to open Southeastern Conference play against the Kentucky Wildcats at 1:30 p.m. On Sunday, AU will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores at 1 p.m., in Auburn.

#28 Georgia Tech 4, #36 Auburn 3

Doubles

1. #42 Rajevac/ North (GT) def. Marsoun/ Lathouwers (AU) 8-4

2. Blackmon/ Rath (GT) def. l Dilaj/ Krnjetin (AU) 8-4

3. Delass/ Gvelesiani (GT) def. Lane/ Nugent (AU) 8-5

Singles

1. Marko Rajevac (GT) def. Nick Lane (AU) 6-7 (1), 6-3, 6-4

2. #83 Robbert Lathouwers (AU) def. Zachary Rath (GT) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0

3. Milan Krnjetin (AU) def. David North (GT) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

4. Pawel Dilaj (AU) def. Jordan Delass (GT) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

5. George Gvelesiani (GT) def. Lukas Marsoun (AU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)

6. Scott Blackmon (GT) def. Terence Nugent (AU) 6-2, 6-4

 

 

Match Notes:

Auburn 6-2; National ranking #36

Georgia Tech 5-0; National ranking #28

Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (2,6,5,4,3,1)