THE FLATS – No. 37 Georgia Tech women’s tennis returns to the courts this weekend at home, hosting Virginia Tech on Friday at 3 p.m. and Boston College on Sunday at noon. Both matches will take place at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex.
THE SCENE: Georgia Tech (6-8, 3-4 ACC) looks to snap a two-match skid and get back to winning ways hosting the Hokies and Eagles on its home courts. The Yellow Jackets most recently fell at No. 27 Miami, 6-1, despite a victory from freshman Gia Cohen. Junior Kenya Jones continues to lead Tech, owning a 5-2 conference record from the No. 1 position and a 21-9 overall ledger in singles play.
Virginia Tech comes into the weekend with a 7-9 overall mark and 1-6 ledger against conferences foes this season. The Hokies, on a two-match skid, picked up its lone conference win at Pitt in February. They are most recently coming off a 5-2 loss at Boston College. Nika Kozar boasts three conference wins and eight dual singles wins on the season.
Boston College, which hosts Florida State on Friday before visiting Atlanta on Sunday, boasts an 11-5 overall record to go along with a 2-5 conference ledger. The Eagles have won two-straight, picking up a 5-2 win over Virginia Tech after notching a sweep over Binghamton.
Georgia Tech leads both all-time series against its conference opponents, owning a 17-3 mark against Virginia Tech and a 12-2 record against Boston College. The Yellow Jackets have won two-straight against the Hokies and four-straight against the Eagles.
ITA RANKINGS: In the latest ITA national rankings, Georgia Tech came in at No. 37. Below are the individual rankings:
No. 12 Kenya Jones (GT)
No. 64 Yufei Long (BC)
No. 99 Kylie Wilcox (BC)
No. 62 Kenya Jones/Jeanette Lin (GT)