RALEIGH, N.C. – The sixth-ranked Georgia Tech women’s tennis team rolled to a 7-0 victory over No. 28 NC State Friday afternoon. The Jackets improved to 23-3 overall with the win and 13-0 in the ACC.
DOUBLES ACTION: For the 20th time this season, Tech opened the match claiming the doubles point for the early lead. The Yellow Jacket pair of Nami Otsuka and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer rolled to a 6-1 victory on court three over Amanda Rebol/Adriana Reami before the No. 21 pair of Rasheeda McAdoo and Johnnise Renaud clinched the point at the two seed. The Jackets edged Bianca Moldovan/Claudia Wiktorin, 6-2, to put Tech on top.
SINGLES PLAY: Tech captured all six singles victories to secure the sweep of the Wolfpack. Once again, Otsuka wrapped up first, dominating Rebol on court five in a 6-1, 6-0 triumph. The Jackets went up 3-0 when No. 83 Renaud topped Wiktorin at court two, 6-3, 6-2. Luca Fabian clinched the match at court six when her opponent, Tayla Stenta, was forced to retire.
Playing at the top seed, No. 47 McAdoo defeated No. 73 Frantova, 6-3, 6-3, before Kenya Jones proved victorious on court four, winning 6-3, 7-5 over Moldovan. Tech completed the sweep of singles when Paige Hourigan defeated Reami on court three, 10-8, in a match tiebreak.
QUOTABLE: “The team played well today, especially in doubles. We will practice tomorrow and rest in preparation for our match on Sunday versus Duke.” – Head Coach Rodney Harmon
UP NEXT: Tech closes out the regular season on Sunday taking on No. 15 Duke at noon in Durham, N.C.
No. 6 Georgia Tech at No. 28 NC State
Match Score: No. 6 Georgia Tech 7, No. 28 NC State 0
1. Paige Hourigan/Kenya Jones (GT) vs. Martina Frantova/Tayla Stenta (NCSU) 5-2, DNF
2. No. 21 Rasheeda McAdoo/Johnnise Renaud (GT) def. Bianca Moldovan/Claudia Wiktorin (NCSU) 6-2
3. Nami Otsuka/Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (GT) def. Amanda Rebol/Adriana Reami (NCSU) 6-1
Order of finish: 3,2
Point: Georgia Tech
1. No. 47 Rasheeda McAdoo (GT) def. No. 73 Martina Frantova (NCSU) 6-3, 6-3
2. No. 83 Johnnise Renaud (GT) def. Claudia Wiktorin (NCSU) 6-3, 6-2
3. No. 81 Paige Hourigan (GT) def. Adriana Reami (NCSU) 6-2, 6-7 (6), 10-8
4. Kenya Jones (GT) def. Bianca Moldovan (NCSU) 6-3, 7-5
5. Nami Otsuka (GT) def. Amanda Rebol (NCSU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Luca Fabian (GT) def. Tayla Stenta (NCSU) 5-7, ret.
Order of finish: 5,2,6,1,4,3