March 14, 2002
ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team won just two matches, dropping a 5-2 decision to Virginia Commonwealth at the Bill Moore Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon.
The Rams (9-1) jumped on top early in the match, sweeping the doubles matches from the Yellow Jackets (10-3).
The Rams continued their impressive play in the singles matches, winning four of six. Junior Jaime Wong fought hard for the Jackets, winning her match at No. 3 by a straight-set score of 7-5, 6-1 over Cristina Gago. Wong was followed at No. 6 by senior Laura Ozolins, who defeated the Rams’ Jana Carollo by a 6-3, 6-1 score.
Tech rookie Catherine Gunn lost for the first time this season as she fell 3-6, 4-6 in the No. 2 spot to Andrea Ondrisova. Junior Mysti Morris lost a tough match at No. 1 by a straight-set score of 4-6, 3-6 to Martina Nedelkova.
At No. 5, Junior Mason Miller won her first set before falling in three sets to Barbora Zahnova by a score of 6-3, 0-6, 5-7.
The Yellow Jackets will open ACC play this Saturday at NC State.
#25 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH 5, #21 GEORGIA TECH 2DOUBLES1. Nedelkova/Ondrisova (VCU) d. Wong/Grant (GT), 8-22. Zahnova/Urickova (VCU) d. Miller/Ozolins (GT), 8-33. Gago/Carollo (VCU) d., Koon/Morris (GT), 8-5
SINGLES 1. (60) Martina Nedelkova (VCU) d. Mysti Morris (GT), 6-4, 6-3 2. Andrea Ondrisova (VCU) d. (65) Catherine Gunn (GT), 6-3, 6-4 3. (42) Jaime Wong (GT) d. Cristina Gago (VCU), 7-5, 6-1 4. Silvia Urickova (VCU) d. Sekita Grant (GT), 6-1, 6-2 5. Barbora Zahnova (VCU) d. Mason Miller (GT), 3-6, 6-0, 7-5 6. Laura Ozolins (GT) d. Jana Carollo (VCU), 6-3, 6-1