@GT_WTEN Sent to South Carolina for NCAAs

May 3, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Georgia Tech women’s tennis squad will be heading to Columbia, S.C., for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament and will face Princeton. The winner of the match will face either South Carolina or Winthrop in the second round.

First- and second-round competition takes place May 13-14 and features four teams playing in a single-elimination format. The winner of each site advances to the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla, where the 16 teams will compete for the national championship May 19-24. The event will be hosted by The University of Tulsa.

NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship Selections

“We are happy to be going to the NCAA Regionals in Columbia at the University of South Carolina,” head coach Rodney Harmon said. “We play a very good Princeton team on Friday, May 13. Princeton is the Ivy League Champion and they have had a great season.”

The Jackets will face a Princeton squad (13-9) that won the outright Ivy League title with a conference record of 5-2. The Tigers also have seven wins over ranked opponents this season. Georgia Tech is coming off of a semifinal appearance in the ACC Tournament, and the Jackets finished with a 17-8 record in the season.

The NCAA singles and doubles selection show will take place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on NCAA.com.

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