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Jackets Open Season Ranked No. 20

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech women’s tennis will begin the 2024 spring slated ranked No. 20 as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its preseason top 25 coaches poll on Wednesday.

The Yellow Jackets are coming off a successful fall campaign in which they competed in four tournaments. Tech returned six letterwinners from last season’s squad, including Kylie Bilchev, Alejandra Cruz, Mahak Jain, all-American Carol Lee, Ruth Marsh and Kate Sharabura, while welcoming three newcomers that all saw collegiate action in the fall.

Highlighting the fall slate was the ITA Southeast Regionals that witnessed Lee advance to the semifinals and Bilchev secure a quarterfinals spot. Bilchev finished the fall season with a 7-4 singles record, while Sharabura went 6-3 overall in singles.

Georgia Tech finished last season going 16-10 overall and 7-6 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Jackets advanced to the ACC Championship semifinals after defeating No. 6 Duke in the quarters and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament in their 23rd consecutive NCAA appearance. Tech finished the season ranked No. 20 in the final team rankings.

A strong women’s tennis conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference boasts six teams in the top 25: North Carolina (1), NC State (9), Virginia (12), Duke (15), Georgia Tech (20) and Miami (21). The next wave of team rankings will occur on Jan. 17, while the first set of spring individual rankings will be released on Feb. 7.

Georgia Tech gets the spring season underway at the Michigan Invitational, Jan. 12-14, in Ann Arbor.

To view the complete top 25 rankings, please click here.

 

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