No. 35 Tech Women's Tennis Team Edges No. 38 Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The No. 35-ranked Georgia Tech women’s tennis team took a hard fought battle from No. 38 Miami Tuesday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

Sophomores Mysti Morris and Jaime Wong defeated Miami’s Alanna Broderick and Igna deVilliers, 8-5, at No. 1 doubles, but Miami earned the doubles point with wins at No. 2 and 3.

Morris also earned the victory in the decisive singles match, outlasting No. 70 freshman Bettina Hafner of Miami at No. 2 singles. Morris topped Hafner 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 to give the Yellow Jackets the victory.

Senior Bobbi Guthrie (No. 3 singles), sophomore Jaime Wong (No. 4) and freshman Kristen Roberson (No. 6) also earned singles victories for the Yellow Jackets, who evened their record at 4-4. Miami fell to 7-3 with the loss.

Singles
1. A. Broderick (UM) d. D. Reynolds (GT) 6-0, 3-6, 7-5
2. M. Morris (GT) d. #70 B. Hafner (UM) 7-5, 2-6, 7-5
3. B. Guthrie (GT) d. M. Hora (UM) 6-2, 6-3
4. Jaime Wong (GT) d. L. Scaglione 7-6 (4), 6-3
5. S. Bennacer (UM) d. M. Miller (GT) 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-2
6. Kristen Roberson (GT) d. Igna deVilliers (UM) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles
1. Morris/Wong (GT) d. Broderick/deVilliers (UM) 8-5
2. Hora/Scaglione (UM) d. Ozolins/Miller (GT) 8-5
3. Hafner/Bennacer (UM) d. Guthrie/Reynolds (GT) 8-3

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