ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Georgia State men's tennis team defeated Oglethorpe 8-1 on Thursday. Sophomore Calvin Kemp improves to, 6-0, in singles play.

The Panthers improve to 3-0 all-time versus Oglethorpe with the victory. Georgia State had to play a nine-point format because they were playing on the road of a division three opponent. 

"It is nice to be 5-1 on the season. We hope to get another road victory on Saturday against Tennessee Tech, said head coach Chase Hodges."

Senior William Adeimy defeated Lawrence Sweatman, 6-0, 6-2 to earn his first victory in singles play this season. Freshman Victor Valente continues his hot start to the season with his, 5-1, singles record.

The Panthers return to action on Saturday afternoon to take on Tennessee Tech in Cookville, Tn.

Georgia State University 8, Oglethorpe 1
Feb 11, 2010 at Atlanta, Ga.

Singles competition
1. Victor Valente (GSU) def. Felix Mann (OGLE) 6-4, 6-3
2. Calvin Kemp (GSU) def. Alex Biffle (OGLE) 6-3, 6-7, 10-7
3. Lucas Santana (GSU) def. Ross Beall (OGLE) 6-4, 6-2
4. Bryan Bailey (OGLE) def. Jackson Moore (GSU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Henri Mangin (GSU) def. Brad White (OGLE) 6-0, 6-0
6. William Adeimy (GSU) def. Lawrence Sweatman (OGLE) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Lucas Santana/Victor Valente (GSU) def. Felix Mann/Brad White (OGLE) 8-5
2. Calvin Kemp/Trenton Spinks (GSU) def. Ross Beall/Alex Biffle (OGLE) 8-4
3. Juan Pablo Gutierrez/Jackson Moore (GSU) def. Bryan Bailey/Lawrence Sweatman (OGLE) 8-1

Match Notes
Georgia State University 5-1
Oglethorpe 0-1