Oct. 21, 2009
ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech Women’s Tennis team will host the 2009 Wilson/ITA Southeast Region Championships Thursday-Monday, Oct. 22-26 at the Bill Moore Tennis Center.
The event will feature the top players from 15 Divison-I schools, including seven teams that finished in the ITA top 50 in 2008-2009.
“This is going to be a very strong event,” head coach Bryan Shelton said. “The Southeast is the strongest region in the country. It is going to be a great opportunity for our team.”
Main Draw competition will begin Friday at 8 a.m., with the first two rounds of singles and first round of doubles. The doubles and singles finals will be held on Monday.
Monday’s singles and doubles champion will earn spots in the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, November 5-8, hosted by the Yale University in New Haven, CT.
Four Yellow Jackets – Sasha Krupina, Lynn Blau, Hillary Davis and Viet Ha Ngo – are scheduled to participate in the tournament. Sophomore Irina Falconi, who will not compete, has already qualified for the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships.
“I feel like our girls are playing really well and we can see the improvements in their games,” Shelton said. “They are practicing very hard and it can now show in a tournament.”
Parking will be available in the Alexander Memorial Coliseum lot for the entire tournament. Please be advised that no parking will be available on Fowler Street and 8th Street on Thursday, Friday and Monday.
For more information and results from the Wilson/ITA Southeast Region Championships, check back to RamblinWreck.com.
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