Women’s Tennis Set to Wrap-up Fall Competition This Week

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech women’s tennis will wrap-up fall competition this week at two events. Paige Hourigan and Kenya Jones will represent the Jackets at the inaugural 2017 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships in California, while the rest of the squad will head to the LSU Tiger Fall Classic.

First round action in both singles and doubles at the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships gets underway on Wednesday in California. Hourigan, who earned an at-large bid in both singles and doubles, is set to challenge Marianna Petrei of Idaho at 9:30 a.m. PST. Hourigan carries a preseason ITA ranking of No. 49 into the event.

The No. 3 preseason ranked duo of Hourigan/Jones open first round play on Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. PST. The duo will face Ohio State’s Shiori Fukuda/Maria Tyrina. For full information on the tournament, including live scoring, please visit the tournament page.

At the end of the week, Tech will send five players to the LSU Tiger Fall Classic which is set to begin Friday at 3 p.m. CT. The three-day tournament features four teams, including host LSU, Georgia Tech, Kansas and Princeton. Tech will open play on Friday playing doubles against Kansas, followed by singles against Princeton. Representing the Jackets in Baton Rouge will be Victoria Flores, Nadia Gizdova, Ida Jarlskog, Nami Otsuka and Johnnise Renaud.

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