THE FLATS – No. 32 Georgia Tech hits the road for a pair of weekend ACC tilts. The Jackets open at No. 19 Wake Forest on Friday before visiting Louisville on Sunday.
THE SCENE: Georgia Tech is coming off home upset over then-No. 27 Syracuse last Sunday, 4-3. The Jackets clinched the match at 4-0 behind the doubles point and three singles victories. Junior Kenya Jones, who went undefeated last weekend, picked up ACC Co-Player of the Week honors. With the win, Tech stands at 5-5 overall this season and 2-1 in league play.
Wake Forest brings an 11-2 overall ledger into the weekend to go along with a 3-0 ACC mark. The Demon Deacons’ only losses this season came against then-No. 14 South Carolina and then-No. 13 Oklahoma State. WFU has opened league play with wins over Clemson, Boston College and Virginia.
Louisville owns a 10-5 ledger and 2-3 conference mark on the young season. The Cardinals, currently on a two-match skid, most recently fell at No. 1 North Carolina, 4-0. They have ACC wins over Pitt and Clemson and travel to Notre Dame Friday before hosting Tech on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Friday – at Wake Forest – 4 p.m. – Live Stats
Sunday – at Louisville – 10 a.m. – Live Stats
ITA RANKINGS: In the latest ITA national rankings, Georgia Tech came in at No. 32, while Wake Forest climbed to No. 19. Below are the individual rankings:
No. 11 Kenya Jones (GT)
No. 46 Emma Davis (WFU)
No. 38 Emma Davis/Chandler Carter (WFU)
No. 73 Kenya Jones/Jeanette Lin (GT)