Miller Falls in NCAA Quarterfinals

May 26, 2007

Athens, Ga.–Georgia Tech’s Kristi Miller fell to fourth-seeded Lindsey Nelson of Southern California in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Singles Championship, Saturday at Henry Field Stadium. Nelson won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.

Miller, the junior all-America who led Tech to the NCAA team title earlier this week, was the tournament’s sixth seed.

“I had trouble holding serve,” said Miller, a native of Marysville, Mich. “I had opportunities after breaking her serve, but I couldn’t capitalize. The games were close, and I had chances, but I just couldn’t capitalize.

“She hits a lot of winners, so it’s tough to play someone like that this late in the tournament. I’ve played a lot of tennis this week, but that’s not what lost the match.”

Tech’s all-time leader in singles wins, Miller finishes the season with a record of 34-11. Her career slate stands at 117-29.

GEORGIA TECH IN THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kristi Miller, NO. 6 SEED Round of 64: d. Nadia Abdala, Arizona State, 6-3, 6-3 Round of 32: d. Amanda Fish, Vanderbilt, 6-3, 6-2 Round of 16: d. Nina Henkel, California, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 Quarterfinals: l. Lindsey Nelson, Southern California, 6-3, 6-3

Kirsten Flower Round of 64: l. Melanie Gloria, Fresno State, 6-2, 6-2

KRISTI MILLER/WHITNEY MCCRAY, NO. 3 SEED Round of 32: l. Elena Gantcheva and Kristina Nedeltcheva of UNLV, 6-1, 6-2

ALISON SILVERIO/AMANDA CRADDOCK Round of 32: l. Alexis Prousis/Georgia Rose of Northwestern, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

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