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No. 27 Georgia Tech Hosts In-State Rival No. 1 Georgia

Feb. 12, 2007

Tempe, Ariz. – The Yellow Jackets, ranked No. 27 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, return to the court to host No. 1 Georgia on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. Tuesday’s match will be held indoors at the Bill Moore Tennis Center located on Georgia Tech’s campus.

Georgia Tech trails in the all-time series with the Bulldogs, 26-60 including two losses last season, first in the regular season where the top-ranked Dogs won 6-1, then in the NCAA Regional Championships in Athens, Ga. where No. 30 Tech was defeated 4-0.

Tech’s last victory came during the 1988 season when current head coach Kenny Thorne was on the team. Since then, four matches have been decided by one point.

The Jackets will be playing in their first match since defeating Radford, 5-2, and Georgia Southern, 7-0, in their season-opening double header on Feb. 3. Jordan DeLass and George Gvelesiani beat both of their opponents in straight sets and, the Jackets won every doubles match to lift Tech to a 2-and-0 start.

Livestats for Tuesday’s match with Georgia are available on Georgia Tech’s athletic website at www.ramblinwreck.com .

Admission to all Georgia Tech home Tennis matches is free.

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