Jan. 31, 2005
ATLANTA – Swimming standout Ryan Bishop, track star Brandy Depland along with tennis superstar Kristi Miller were named the Wendy’s Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week for Monday, January 31, 2005.
Bishop, a sophomore from Signal Mountain, Tenn., tallied three first-place finishes for the 25th-ranked Yellow Jackets against crosstown foe Emory on Sunday afternoon. The Signal Mountain, Tenn., native posted a season-best time of 3:59.40 to win the 400-yard individual medley. Bishop also captured the 100 and 200 breaststroke events for Tech with times of 58.79 and 2:06.54, respectively.
Depland, a junior from Katy, Texas, tallied a pair of top-two finishes for the 15th-ranked Tech women’s track and field team at the Clemson Invitational last weekend. The Katy, Texas, native set an indoor lifetime-best mark of 42’1.50″ to win the triple jump and record her first NCAA Provisional mark of the indoor season. Depland then registered a second-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 18’11.75″.
Miller, a freshman from Marysville, Mich., led the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team to victories over Georgia State and No. 41 Baylor. She went 2-0 in both singles and doubles to lead the Jackets. Miller partnered with Alison Silverio and clinched the doubles point with an 8-4 victory over ninth-ranked Zuzana Cerna and Daniela Covello of Baylor. The freshman defeated No. 92 Zuzana Zemenova of Baylor in straight sets to clinch the match for Tech. Miller is currently 25-3 in singles and 16-5 in doubles as a freshman and her 25 wins places her sixth for most wins in a season at Georgia Tech.
2004-05 Athletes of the WeekAug. 30 Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Sept. 7 P.J. Daniels (Football) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 13 Calvin Johnson (Football) and Ann Armsby (Cross Country)Sept. 20 Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 27 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball) and Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis)Oct. 4 Roberto Castro (Golf) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Oct. 11 GT Defense (Football), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Oct. 18 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball), Chris Reis (Football) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Oct. 25 Lauren Sauer (Volleyball), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Nov. 1 Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Marko Rajevac (Tennis) and Evan Stowers (Diving)Nov. 8 Kacie Anson (Tennis) and Andy Tidwell-Neal (Football)Nov. 15 Djay Jones (Football) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Nov. 22 Jill Ingram (Basketball), Sam Morgan (Swimming) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 29 Stephanie Higgs (Basketball) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Dec. 6 Jarrett Jack (Basketball), Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball) and Lauren Sauer (Volleyball)Dec. 13 Marisa Aston (Volleyball) and Luke Schenscher (Football)Jan. 3 Reggie Ball (Football), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Jessica Williams (Basketball)Jan. 10 Anthony Morrow (Basketball) and Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball)Jan. 17 Chaunte Howard (Track), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Zeb Sion (Track)Jan. 24 Jason Howard (Swimming), Jill Ingram (Basketball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Jan. 31 Ryan Bishop (Swimmng), Brandy Depland (Track) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)