Facing Florida International’s tandem of Ulyana Grib and Maryna Veksler in the doubles final, Hourigan and Jones kept a tight hold on the match. Tied 1-1 in the early going, FIU grabbed a 2-1 lead before the Jackets pocketed the next two games to take a 3-2 advantage. With Tech leading 4-3 in the match, the Panthers battled back to win the next four games and grab a 7-4 edge. FIU claimed the match, 8-5, despite a persistent Tech tandem.
At-large selections into the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships will be made this week for the Nov. 1-5 event in Palm Desert, Calif.
GEORGIA TECH RESULTS
Monday, Oct. 23
Ulyana Grib/Maryna Veksler (FIU) def. #3 Paige Hourigan/Kenya Jones (GT) 8-5