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@GT_WTEN Heads North to Michigan Invite

Jan. 15, 2016

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The Particulars
The No. 23 Georgia Tech women’s tennis team (1-0)  will make a trip up north this weekend, traveling to the University of Michigan for the Michigan Invitational from Jan. 16-18. The Yellow Jackets will face No. 14 Michigan, No. 61 Tennessee and North Florida over the span of three days. 

Tournament Format
Each team will play three rounds of doubles and three rounds of singles. There will be up to eight flights in singles and four flights in doubles per round. On the first two days of action, each team will play two rounds of doubles and one round of singles. The final day of competition will be one round of singles per team. The third set will be played to completion in singles. Points will be allotted for each win based on the following decreasing point value to determine the champion (singles and doubles) at the end of the weekend.

Win at No. 1 position — 8 points
Win at No. 2 position — 7 points
Win at No. 3 position — 6 points
Win at No. 4 position — 5 points
Win at No. 5 position — 4 points
Win at No. 6 position — 3 points
Win at No. 7 position — 2 points
Win at No. 8 position — 1 point

Schedule
Saturday, January 16
9 a.m. Singles – Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech
Noon Doubles – Michigan vs. Georgia Tech, Tennessee vs. North Florida
1 p.m. Doubles – Michigan vs. Tennessee, Georgia Tech vs. North Florida
NB 2:30 p.m. Singles – Michigan vs. North Florida

Sunday, January 17
9 a.m. Singles – Tennessee vs. North Florida
Noon Doubles – Michigan vs. North Florida, Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech
1 p.m. Doubles – Michigan vs. Tennessee, Georgia Tech vs. North Florida
NB 2:30 p.m. Singles – Michigan vs. Georgia Tech 

Monday January 18 
9:30 a.m. Singles – Georgia Tech vs. North Florida
1 p.m. Singles – Michigan vs. Tennessee

McAdoo Picks up ACC Player of the Week Honor
Junior  was named the ACC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week following the Yellow Jackets’ 7-0 season-opening win against UAB. The Boca Raton, Fla., native paired up with sophomore  to defeat Pardis Kianoush and Elaine Simon, 6-1, in doubles and clinch the doubles point for Georgia Tech. McAdoo, who is ranked as the No. 92 singles player, faced Kianoush on court one and rolled to a 6-1 6-2 victory. McAdoo was playing on court one in singles for the first time in her career. It was McAdoo’s first conference honor of her career and she was the first Yellow Jacket to garner ACC Player of the Week accolades since current senior Natasha Proknevska was honored on Feb. 18, 2014.

In the Rankings
The Yellow Jackets were tabbed as the No. 23 team in the country in the first rankings of the season. Junior  was ranked as the No. 92 singles player in the country after going 6-2 during the fall. The doubles duo of  and  checked in at No. 35 in the doubles rankings.

Next Up
The Yellow Jackets return home to host the NCAA Kickoff Weekend on Jan. 23 and 24. Tech takes on William & Mary at noon on Saturday, Jan. 23. At 2 p.m., LSU and DePaul will play. The consolation match will be played at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24 and the Championship match is at 2 p.m.

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