Jan. 19, 2014
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The #20 Georgia Tech women’s tennis team won one singles match and one doubles match during day two of the Michigan Invitational. The Yellow Jackets faced #11 Michigan in singles and #35 Mississippi in doubles.
“Muriel and Natasha played another great doubles match,” head coach Rodney Harmon said. “We played well in singles but lost three match tiebreakers. Alexa played very well in singles with a straight-set win.”
The freshmen pair of Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer fell to #19 Caroline Rohde-Moe and Marija Milutinovic, 6-2, in the #1 spot. Sophomores Kendal Woodard and Nicole Gottret Murillo were defeated by Julia Jones and Zalina Khariudinova, 6-2, on court three.
Anton-Ohlmeyer was the only Yellow Jacket victorious in singles against Michigan, winning her match against Laurea Ucros in straight sets, 6-4. 6-3, on court five. On court one, Woodard took the first set, 6-2, against #100 Sarah Lee. Lee bounced back in set two, 6-0, and then won the tiebreaker, 10-7, handing Woodard her first singles loss of the invitational. McAdoo also went to a tiebreaker against her opponent, Brooke Bolender, on court two. McAdoo edged Bolender, 7-5, in set one. Bolender then won set two, 6-1, and the tiebreaker, 10-5.
Prokhnevska jumped ahead in set one, 6-1, against Amy Zhu on court three. Zhu then defeated Prokhnevska, 6-4, in the second set and, 10-8, in the tiebreaker. Court five featured a matchup betweent Wacker and Sara Remynse. Remynse defeated Wacker, 6-2, 7-5. Gottret Murillo also lost her match on court six to Annie Wierda, 6-1, 6-3.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action tomorrow on the final day of the tournament. First up, Tech takes on #59 South Florida in singles at 10 a.m. and then #11 Michigan in doubles at 1 p.m.
Michigan Invitational – Day 2 Results
#11 Michigan vs. #20 Georgia Tech
No. 1 — No. 100 Sarah Lee (U-M) d. Kendal Woodard (GT), 2-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-7)
No. 2 — Brooke Bolender (U-M) d. Rasheeda McAdoo (GT), 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)
No. 3 — Amy Zhu (U-M) d. Natasha Prokhnevska (GT), 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
No. 4 — Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (GT) d. Laura Ucros (U-M), 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 — Sara Remynse (U-M) d. Muriel Wacker (U-M) , 6-2, 7-5
No. 6 — Annie Wierda (U-M) d. Nicky Murrilo (GT), 6-1, 6-3
Georgia Tech vs. Mississippi
No. 1 — No. 19 Caroline Rohde-Moe/Marija Milutinovic (Miss) d. Rasheeda McAdoo/Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer (GT), 6-2
No. 2 — Muriel Wacker/Natasha Prokhnevska (GT) d. Erin Stephens/Iris Verboven (Miss), 6-3
No. 3 — Julia Jones/Zalina Khairudinova (Miss) d. Kendal Woodard/Nicky Murrilo (GT), 6-2