Tifton, Ga. - The College of Coastal Georgia men's tennis team knocked off ABAC by 7-2 on Wednesday in an exhibition match. The match was the final one for the Mariners prior to next week's Southern States Athletic Conference tournament.

Coastal Georgia won two of the three doubles matches before winning five of the six singles matches. The No. 1 doubles tandem of Louis Volclair and Jose Zaatini won 8-4 while the No. 3 team of Alejandro Aquilino and Robin Lucas won 8-3.

In singles, Volclair, Zaatini and Aquilino won their matches in straight sets. Lucas and Shuman needed three sets to claim their matches.

The Mariners will now begin preparations for their first SSAC tournament which opens next Thursday in Montgomery, Ala.