March 2, 2017
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech men’s tennis kicks off Atlantic Coast Conference play this weekend as it heads to Clemson on Friday, Mar. 3 to take on the Tigers in a 4 p.m. match. The No. 12-ranked Jackets return to Ken Byers Tennis Complex on Sunday, Mar. 5 for a noon matchup with the Florida State Seminoles.
Setting the Scene: The Yellow Jackets jumped up two spots in the ITA rankings from No. 14 to No. 12 with wins over Furman and The Citadel last weekend. Tech comes into the weekend’s play with a 7-2 record. The Tigers are unranked, holding an 8-4 record. The Seminoles have a 9-3 record, coming in at No. 33 in the latest ITA rankings.
Due to the Atlanta United match at Bobby Dodd Stadium, fan parking will be able available in the State Street parking deck for a $2/hour rate.
Singles Update: Junior Christopher Eubanks remains in the top 10 of the ITA rankings at No. 7. His absence in the number one position in Tech’s lineup last weekend against Furman and The Citadel allowed the Jackets to test their depth with Elijah Melendez and Phillip Gresk getting into the lineup. Freshman Carlos Divar was undefeated on the weekend, winning at both the three and one positions.
Doubles Update: Carlos Benito and Divar continue their winning ways. The pair holds a 5-1 record at the two spot but won at the one position against Furman. Andrew Li and Cole Fiegel carry a 5-1 record in dual match play and a 9-2 record overall.