THE FLATS – No. 33 Georgia Tech women’s tennis closes out regular season action this weekend at home, hosting No. 1 North Carolina on Friday (3 p.m.) and No. 9 NC State on Sunday (noon). Both matches will take place at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex.
THE SCENE: Georgia Tech (12-9, 7-5 ACC) wrapped up regular season play on the road last weekend, visiting Clemson and capturing a 4-3 victory over the Tigers. Kenya Jones continues to lead the Jackets from the No. 1 position, owning a 26-10 overall singles record and a 9-3 conference mark.
North Carolina enters the weekend with a 24-1 overall record and an unblemished conference mark, standing at 12-0. The Tar Heels’ only loss of the season came against Georgia in the ITA National Indoor Championship match, falling 4-3. UNC sits atop the ACC standings as the only remaining undefeated team in the league.
NC State owns a 21-5 overall ledger to go along with a 10-3 conference mark. The Wolfpack have dropped two of their last three matches, most recently falling at Duke, 5-2. NC State is third in the ACC standings.
ITA RANKINGS: In the latest ITA national rankings, Georgia Tech came in at No. 33, while UNC regained the No. 1 slot and NC State moved up one spot to No. 10. Below are the individual rankings:
No. 5 Makenna Jones (UNC)
No. 6 Alexa Graham (UNC)
No. 8 Anna Rogers (NCSU)
No. 12 Sara Daavettila (UNC)
No. 14 Kenya Jones (GT)
No. 36 Cameron Morra (UNC)
No. 93 Alana Smith (NCSU)
No. 110 Adriana Reami (NCSU)
No. 125 Jessie Aney (UNC)
No. 6 Cameron Morra/Makenna Jones (UNC)
No. 7 Jessie Aney/Alexa Graham (UNC)
No. 9 Alana Smith/Anna Rogers (NCSU)