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Tech Strong On Day Two of Georgia State Invite

Sept. 28, 2013

ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team won both its doubles matches and added three singles wins on the second day of the Georgia State Invitational at Piedmont Park this afternoon.

In doubles play, sophomore Kendal Woodard and freshman Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer paired up to defeat Columbia’s Bianca Sanon and Tiana Takenaga, 8-3. It was the duos second win of the tournament after they beat LSU’s Noel Scott and Abigail Owens, 8-2, yesterday.

Freshman Rasheeda McAdoo and senior Muriel Wacker also won their second doubles match of the tournament. The tandem defeated Columbia’s Crystal Leung and Ioana Alecsiu, 8-2.

McAdoo, Wacker and sophomore Natasha Prokhnevska all stayed undefeated in singles play, each registering a win this afternoon when the Yellow Jackets faced Georgia State.

McAdoo took the first set against Chaimaa Roudami, 6-1. Roudami won set two, 6-4 but McAdoo rallied in the third set, 6-1, to capture the victory.

Wacker took on Tarani Kamoe, defeating her opponent, 6-1 in the first set and recording a 6-0 shutout in set two.

Against Linn Timmermann, Prokhnevska registered a 6-4, 6-4, victory.

Woodard, who is ranked #67 in singles, faced her second-straight ranked opponent of the tournament in #37 Abigail Tere-Apisah. Tere-Apisah won set one 6-1, before Woodard bounced back to win set two, 6-3. In set three, Tere-Apisah secured the victory, defeating Woodard, 6-3.

Anton-Ohlmeyer faced Marcia Tere-Apisah in singles this afternoon. Tere-Apisah defeated Anton-Ohlmeyer, 7-5, 6-4.

The tournament wraps up tomorrow morning with singles play beginning at 9 a.m. The Yellow Jackets will face LSU.

Fans are encouraged to follow Georgia Tech women’s tennis on Twitter, @GT_WTEN, and like the Yellow Jackets on Facebook, GTWomensTennis, for an inside look at the program.

Saturday Results
Doubles
1. (GSU) A. Tere-Apisah/M. Tere-Apisah def. (LSU) Scott/Owens 8-2
2. (LSU) Jeremiah/Otero def. (GSU) Timmermann/Kozachenko 8-4
3. (GSU) Roudami/Kamoe def. (LSU) Holloway/Taylor 8-2
1. (GT) Woodard/Anton-Ohlmeyer def. (COL) Sanon/Takenaga 8-3
2.(GT) McAdoo/Wacker def. (COL) Leung/Alecsiu 8-2

Singles
1. (GSU) #37 Abigail Tere-Apisah def. (GT) #67 Kendal Woodard 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
1. (COL) Bianca Sanon def. (LSU) Noel Scott 7-6, 7-5
2. (GT) Natasha Prokhnevska def. (GSU) Linn Timmermann 6-4, 6-4
2. (COL) Crystal Leung def. (LSU) Ella Taylor 6-3, 6-2
3. (GSU) Marcia Tere-Apisah def. (GT) Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer 7-5, 6-4
3. (LSU) Gabriel Otero def. (COL) Iona Alecsiu 6-3, 6-3
4. (GT) Rasheeda McAdoo def. (GSU) Chaimaa Roudami 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
4. (LSU) Abby Owens def. (COL) Tiana Takenaga 6-2, 6-3
5. (GT) Muriel Wacker def. (GSU) Tarani Kamoe 6-1, 6-0
5. (LSU) Skylar Holloway def. (COL) Laura Wiley 6-4, 6-2
6. (LSU) Ariel Morton def. (COL) Vivian Cheng 6-1, 6-2

–RamblinWreck.com–

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