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Jackets Fall To Rival Georgia

ATLANTA (March 15) — Gerorgia Tech fell to No. 29 Georgia 6-1 in men’s tennis action on Wednesday afternoon, March 15, in Athens. The match was clinched when Brandon Wagner of Georgia beat Tech’s Robert Wright in the No. 4 singles spot 6-1, 6-4.

Tech doubles pair of David Wright and Roger Anderson took Bulldogs Nicholas Boeker and Demetris Leontis to a tie-breaker before losing 9-8 (4) in the No. 3 doubles spot. The Jackets went on to lose all three doubles matches.

The only match to be won for Tech on the day was in the No. 5 singles match, where David Wright defeated the Dog’s Nicholas Boeker 6-4, 5-7. In the No. 6 spot, Fabio Campos of Tech and Demetris Leontis of Georgia went to three sets before Leontis came out the winner 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7). The loss drops Georgia Tech’ s record to 5-7 (1-1 ACC). They will return home to host Furman at 2:30 p.m. on March 22.

No. 70 Georgia Tech 1, No. 29 Georgia 7 March 15,2000

Doubles 1. No. 22 M. Boeker/Parrott (UGA) d. Bibby/Coirault (GT) 8-6 2. Joseph/Wagner (UGA) d. Aguirre/Jeong (GT) 8-2 3. N. Boeker/Leontis (UGA) d. Anderson/D. Wright (GT) 9-8(4)

Singles 1. No. 38 Matias Boeker (UGA) d. Jason Jeong (GT) 6-2, 6-4 2. No. 69 Lesley Joseph (UGA) d. Sergio Aguirre (GT) 6-2, 6-1 3. Travis Parrott (UGA) d. Roger Anderson (GT) 6-4, 6-3 4. Brandon Wagner (UGA) d. Robert Wright (GT) 6-1, 6-4 5. David Wirght (GT) d. Nicholas Boeker (UGA) 6-4, 7-5 6. Demetris Leontis (UGA) d. Fabio Campos (GT) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6(7)

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