June 1, 2016
THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team’s 2016 recruiting class has been ranked eighth nationally by Tennis Recruiting Network, joining eight other ACC schools in the top 25.
Tennis Recruiting Network utilizes junior tennis experts from around the country to vote for the top classes. Schools received 25 points for each first-place vote, 24 points for each second-place vote, on down to 1 point for each 25th-place vote. The Jackets earned a total of 363 points for their three signees. The Georgia Tech class ranks third in the ACC behind North Carolina (3) and Virginia (6).
Kenya Jones, a native of Memphis, Tenn., is ranked 15th nationally, fifth in the Southeast and first in the state of Tennessee. She is rated as a Blue Chip recruit by Tennis Recruiting Network.
Nadia Gizdova will come to The Flats from Columbia, Md. She’s rated 29th nationally, third in the Mid-Atlantic and first in Maryland. She’s also rated as a Blue Chip recruit by Tennis Recruiting Network.
Nami Oksuka is a local product from Norcross, Ga., and is ranked 23rd nationally, seventh in the Southeast and first in Georgia. She’s rated as a five star recruit by Tennis Recruiting Network.
“We are really excited about our incoming class of players,” head coach Rodney Harmon said. “Kenya, Nadia and Nami are excellent student-athletes who I am sure will excel both in the classroom and on the court.”