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Kristi Miller Leads Georgia Tech at Baylor Invitational

Sept. 17, 2004

Waco, Tex. – Kristi Miller posted a pair of singles wins and a doubles victory to lead Georgia Tech on day one of the Baylor Invitational. The freshman standout shut out Rice’s Kimberly Patenaude, 6-0, 6-0 in the Round of 64 and downed top-seeded Dianne Hollands of Arizona, 6-2, 7-5, to advance to the Round of 16, which will begin Saturday morning.

A native of Marysville, Mich., Miller also advanced to the Round of Eight in doubles play with Alison Silverio by defeating Baylor’s Iva Mihaylova and Klara Zrustova, 8-2, in the Round of 16 after TCU’s Gloriann Lopez and Kewa Nichols withdrew from their first-round match against the Yellow Jacket duo due to injury.

The sophomore Silverio also advanced to the Round of 16 in singles play by downing SMU’s Jenny Langer, 6-2, 5-7, 7-6. Junior Kelly Anderson, the No. 7 seed in singles play, became the third and final Georgia Tech player to move into the Round of 16 when she defeated UTA’s Gretel Hach, 6-2, 6-1 in her opening-round match.

Lindsey Stauss recorded the final singles victory for the Yellow Jackets on the day when she defeated Mihaylova, 7-6, 5-7, 7-6, in her first-round match.

Transfer senior Dasha Potapova teamed with junior Kacie Anson to move into the Round of Eight in doubles play, downing second-seeded Daniela Muscolina and Carla Zabaleta of Tulsa, 8-4.

The Yellow Jackets will continue play in the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. Complete results for all Georgia Tech participants are listed below.

HEB Baylor Intercollegiate Fall Invitational Friday, Sept. 17 Results

Women’s Open Singles (Round of 64) Chay, Jennifer (SMU) def . Anson, Kacie (GT) 6 – 7 ; 6 – 4 ; 7 – 6 Miller, Kristi (GT) def . Patenaude, Kimberly (Rice) 6 – 0 ; 6 – 0 Stauss, Lindsey (GT) def . Mihaylova, Iva (BU) 7 – 6 ; 5 – 7 ; 7 – 6

Women’s Open Singles (Round of 32) Miller, Kristi (GT) def . Hollands, Dianne (1) (Arizona) 6-2, 7-5 Muscolino, Daniela (Tulsa) ( 3 ) def . Stauss, Lindsey (GT) 6-0, 6-0 Olson, Ristine (UT) def . Shosho, Lyndsay (GT) ( 5 ) 7-5, 6-4 Anderson, Kelly ( 7 ) (GT) def . Hach, Gretel (UTA) 6- 2, 6-1 Silverio, Alison (GT) def . Langer, Jenny (SMU) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 Besovic, Helena (TCU) def . Potapova, Dasha (GT) 6-1, 6-1

Women’s Open Doubles (Round of 32) Miller, Kristi/Silverio, Alison (GT) def . Lopez, Gloriann/Nichols, Kewa (TCU) Wo ( inj )

Women’s Open Doubles (Round of 16) Anson, Kacie/Potapova, Dasha (GT) def . Muscolino, Daniela/ Zabaleta, Carla ( 2 ) (Tulsa) 8-4 Cerna, Zuzana/Zemenova, Zuzana ( 4 ) (BU) def . Shosho, Lyndsay/ Stauss, Lindsey (GT) 8-5 Miller, Kristi/Silverio, Alison (GT) def . Mihaylova, Iva/Zrustova, Klara (BU) 8 – 2

Gold Back Draw (Round of 16) Rozkalne, Anete (UTA) def . Anson, Kacie (GT) 7-6, 6-2

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