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Meet the Yellow Jackets: Rasheeda McAdoo

Oct. 7, 2013

THE FLATS – This fall, the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team will feature a student-athlete every week in attempt to “Meet the Yellow Jackets”. This week, Rasheeda McAdoo (Boca Raton, Fla.) sat down with RamblinWreck.com to answer some questions on her favorite tennis memory and what she likes to do in her free time. During her first fall tournament as a Yellow Jacket, McAdoo went a perfect 3-0 in singles play and paired up with senior Muriel Wacker to tally a 2-1 record in doubles competition.

The women’s tennis team is back in action this upcoming weekend when it travels to the Vanderbilt Invitational on Friday, Oct. 11.

Name: Rasheeda McAdoo

Nicknames: Sheeds

Year in School: Freshman

Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Major: Business

Best thing about being at Georgia Tech: Hanging out with the team

Favorite tennis memory: Making a tweener and winning the point

How did you get started playing tennis: My father got me into it

Favorite movie: Pitch Perfect, Iron Man

Favorite food: Lasagna

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Special talent: Singing

Siblings: Mack, Rita, Ross, Russell, Ryan

Dream Job: Tennis pro

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Italy

Favorite musician or band: Usher, Beyoncé, Ne-Yo, Jason Derulo, the Skript

Song that gets you pumped up before a match: Hall of Fame by The Skript feat. Will.i.am.

If you could play a tennis match against anyone, who would it be and why: Sloan Stephens because she’s awesome

Favorite celebrity: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis

Favorite thing to do besides play tennis: Hanging out with friends and playing basketball with my brothers

Favorite store to shop: Express

If you were not playing tennis, what other sport would you be involved with: I would probably be playing volleyball

Favorite spot on campus: My dorm room

Favorite pro sport & team: Basketball, the Heat

Pre-game ritual: Stretch and listen to music

Anything else you want the world to know about you: I love high-fiving random people when I’m in a happy mood

Fans are encouraged to follow Georgia Tech women’s tennis on Twitter, @GT_WTEN, and like the Yellow Jackets on Facebook, GTWomensTennis, for an inside look at the program.

–RamblinWreck.com–

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