April 21, 2016
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech head coach Rodney Harmon has been named the ACC Coach of the Year, the conference announced on Thursday. Additionally, Johnnise Renaud was named First Team All-ACC, while teammate Paige Hourigan was named to the third team.
Harmon, who is in his fourth year as the head coach of the Yellow Jackets, has led Georgia Tech to a 16-7 record, including an 11-3 record in ACC play. He is the second Yellow Jackets head coach to be named Coach of the Year, and has guided Georgia Tech to the NCAA Tournament every season he’s been at the helm.
Renaud, a sophomore from North Miami, Fla., has a record of 13-8 in dual matches this season, including 8-8 at No. 1 singles and 5-0 at No. 2 singles. In doubles, Renaud and partner Rasheeda McAdoo have been 16-3 in dual matches. She is currently 42nd in the ITA rankings.
Hourigan, a sophomore from Turakina, New Zealand, has amassed a record of 14-5 in dual matches this season, including 10-2 at No. 2 singles and 11-2 in conference play. In doubles, Hourigan and partner Kendal Woodard have a 17-2 record in dual matches and are ranked 10th nationally. She is currently ranked as the No. 41 singles player in the country.
Georgia Tech is the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament and will play at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 22.