What you need to know

* The Panthers earned its second straight sweep with a 4-0 victory over UNC Wilmington Saturday afternoon, with Zackery Kennedy earning his second match-clinching win of the season.
* The team improved to 12-6 on the season (2-1 SBC), with two home matches left in the regular season.
* GSU will return to the court to host rival Georgia Southern on March 31 for senior day.


WILMINGTON, N.C.- The No. 44 Georgia State men’s tennis team swept its second team in as many days, extending its win-streak to four with a 4-0 victory over UNC Wilmington. Senior Zackery Kennedy clinched the match for GSU, his second of the season.

With the win, the Panthers improved to 12-6 overall (2-1 SBC) while the Seahawks fell to 7-4.

The match began with singles play due to the threat of inclement weather, and was suspended before doubles play due to the clinch.

Felipe Jaworski was the first Panther to finish, defeating Daniel Groom 6-3, 6-2. Quentin Coulaud put Georgia State up 2-0 with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ignasi de Rueda in the No. 4 match.

Sebastian Acuna earned a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Leon Black, but it was Kennedy’s 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Josh Hublitz in the tie-breaker set that clinched the win for GSU at the No. 1 match.

The Panthers will return home to host rival Georgia Southern on March 31 at Piedmont Park. Senior day recognition will begin before the match, with first serve at 3 p.m. Live stats will be available at GeorgiaStateSports.com.

Final Results

Singles:
1. #114 Zackery Kennedy (GSU) def. Josh Hublitz (UNCW) 2-6, 6-1, 6-2
2. Andres Torres (UNCW) vs. Andrei Andrukhou (GSU) 6-3, 3-6, 0-3, unfinished
3. Agustin Savarino (UNCW) vs. Jannis Koeke (GSU) 7-5, 4-6, unfinished
4. Quentin Coulaud (GSU) def. Ignasi de Rueda (UNCW) 6-3, 6-4
5. Sebastian Acuna (GSU) def. Leon Back (UNCW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Felipe Jaworski (GSU) def. Daniel Groom (UNCW) 6-3, 6-2