Women's Tennis Falls To No. 26 Clemson

ATLANTA (Apr. 15) — In the last match of the regular season the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team lost to Clemson 6-3 on Saturday at the Bill Moore Tennis Center. The loss drops No. 30 Georgia Tech’s record to 13-6, 4-4 in the ACC, heading into the ACC tournament.

Mysti Morris of Georgia Tech defeated Cath Galvin of Clemson in the most exciting match of the day at the No. 3 singles spot. Galvin couldn’t take advantage of two match points and Morris came out on top 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (5). Jaime Wong won her seventh ACC match, beating Tiger Laurence Jayet in the No. 4 spot 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. Jacket Charlotte Pernet also picked up a victory in the No. 6 spot over Anna Savitskaya 6-0, 6-2.

The two teams went into doubles play t ied at three. The Tigers took all three matches, including a tight win by Renata Brito and Laurence Jayet over Tech’s pair of Sabrina Pardo and Bobbi Guthrie.

The Jackets next match will be in the ACC Tournament April 20-23 at the Raquet Club of the South in Norcross, Georgia.

Match Results

No. 30 Georgia Tech 3, No. 26 Clemson 6
April 15, 2000, Bill Moore Tennis Center (Out)

Singles1. Carmina Giraldo (CU) d. Sabrina Pardo (GT)       6-2, 6-32. Mysti Morris (GT) d. Cath Galvin (CU)            7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (5)3. Renata Brito (CU) d. Bobbi Guthrie (GT)          6-4, 6-44. Jaime Wong (GT) d. Laurence Jayet (CU)           5-7, 6-4, 6-35. Christina Oldock (CU) d. Laura Ozolins (GT)      6-1, 6-46. Charlotte Pernet (GT) d. Anna Savitskaya (CU)    6-0, 6-2Doubles1. Brito/Jayet (CU) d. Pardo/Guthrie (GT)                9-82. Giraldo/Galvin (CU) d. Morris/Wong (GT)               8-43. Savitskaya/Cinny Clausen (CU) d. Pernet/Ozolins (GT)  8-4

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