The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team defeated Auburn, 5-2, Friday afternoon in Auburn, Ala. The Yellow Jackets won five of six singles, improving to 2-1 on the year.
Sophomore Mysti Morris defeated Carolina Maurer, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 2 singles. Senior Bobbi Guthrie topped Carolina Ramirez, 6-3, 6-2, at No. 3. In the fourth singles position, junior Lea Miller defeated Katia Illarionova, 6-1, 6-4. Sophomore Jaime Wong upended Liz Sauerborn, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 5. At No. 6, sophomore Mason Miller defeated Martina Janska, 6-0, 6-0. The only Yellow Jacket player to suffer a setback in singles play was sophomore Debbie Reynolds, who fell to Andrea Piski, 2-6, 2-6, at No. 1 singles.
Auburn claimed the doubles point by taking two of the three matches. The Georgia Tech tandem of Mason Miller and junior Laura Ozolins knocked off Maurer and Janska, 8-5, at No. 3 doubles to prevent the doubles sweep.
Georgia Tech returns to Atlanta to host Middle Tennessee State at Noon on Sunday.
GEORGIA TECH 5 AUBURN 2
No. 1 Piski/ Ramirez (AU) def. Morris/Wong 8-4
No. 2 Illarionova/ Sauerborn (AU) def. Guthrie/L.Miller 8-3
No. 3 M. Miller/Ozolins def. Maurer/ Janska 8-5
No. 1 Andrea Piski def. Debbie Reynolds 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 Mysti Morris def. Carolina Maurer 6-4, 6-4
No. 3 Bobbi Guthrie def. Carolina Ramirez 6-3, 6-2
No. 4 Lea Miller def. Katia Illarionova 6-1, 6-4
No. 5 Jaime Wong def. Liz Sauerborn 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 Mason Miller def. Martina Janska 6-0, 6-0