What you need to know
* The Panthers defeated Florida Atlantic in a thrilling 4-3 victory in the team's final home match of the season.
* The team is 15-6 on the season (3-1 SBC), with just one regular season match left.
* Senior Felipe Jaworski clinched the match for the second match in-a-row, his fifth of the year.
ATLANTA- The No. 38 Georgia State defeated Florida Atlantic 4-3 Monday afternoon in its final home match of the season. Senior Felipe Jaworski clinched the match for the second-straight time, his fifth clinch this season.
The Panthers improved to 17-6 overall (3-1 SBC) with the win, while the Owls fell to 15-6 overall.
Felipe Jaworski and Quentin Coulaud had a 6-3 win over Anthony Schohn and Alexander Gitin to put Georgia State up one match in doubles play. Zackery Kennedy and Andrei Anrukhou clinched the doubles point for GSU for the third-straight match, defeating Andrei M-Kougoucheff and Remi Chancerel 6-3.
FAU tied with the Panthers 1-1 after Andrukhou fell 6-1, 6-2 to Chancerel, and pulled ahead when Schohn defeated Jannis Koeke 7-5, 6-3 in the No. 3 match. The Owls widened the scored to 3-1 as Sebastian Acuna fell 0-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the tie-breaker set to Arthur Stefani.
The Panthers bounced back quickly, with Kennedy defeating M-Kougoucheff 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the No. 1 match. Coulaud tied the match with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Felipe Frias, before Jaworski clinched the match with a 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 victory over Ignacio Jimenez.
“I was really proud of Felipe and how he handled the pressure in the third set to close out the match,” head coach Brett Ross. “The guys showed great resilience in the second half of the match. Florida Atlantic has a solid team and they really made us earn another good win.”
The Panthers will return to the court for their final regular season match at Furman on April 14. First serve will be at 3 p.m. and live stats will be available at GeorgiaStateSports.com.
1. Zackery Kennedy (GSU) def. Andrei M-Kougoucheff (FAUM) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
2. Remi Chancerel (FAUM) def. Andrei Andrukhou (GSU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Anthony Schohn (FAUM) def. Jannis Koeke (GSU) 7-5, 6-2
4. Quentin Coulaud (GSU) def. Felipe Frias (FAUM) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
5. Arthur Stefani (FAUM) def. Sebastian Acuna (GSU) 0-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. Felipe Jaworski (GSU) def. Ignacio Jimenez (FAUM) 7-6, 6-7, 6-3
1. Zackery Kennedy/Andrei Andrukhou (GSU) def. Andrei M-Kougoucheff/Remi Chancerel (FAUM) 6-3
2. Sebastian Acuna/Jack MacFarlane (GSU) vs. Felipe Frias/Arthur Stefani (FAUM) 4-3, unfinished
3. Felipe Jaworski/Quentin Coulaud (GSU) def. Anthony Schohn/Alexander Gitin (FAUM) 6-3