Oct. 27, 2002
TROY, Ala. — The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team finished competition at the ITA Southern Regional in Troy, Ala., by advancing two singles players and a doubles team to the quarterfinals of the tournament.
In singles play, Yellow Jacket sophomore Catherine Gunn advanced to the quarters with a straight-set win over Jennifer Magley. Gunn won the first set easily by a 6-2 score and then hung on for a 7-5 win in the second set. In the quarterfinals, Gunn dropped a straight-set decision to 11th seeded Alexis Gordon by a 7-5, 6-4 score.
Tech’s Jaime Wong was the other remaining Yellow Jacket in the field, as she defeated 13th-seeded Lori Grey in the round of 16 in straight sets by matching 6-3, 6-3 scores. In the quarters, Wong dropped a three-set decision to Millie Begovich. Begovich won the first set by a 6-3 score, and Wong bounced back to win the second set 6-1. Begovich then won the third set and the match by a 6-3 score.
In doubles play, the Jackets’ tandem of Mysti Morris and Wong were unable to advance past the quarterfinals, falling to the second-seeded team of Alexis Gordon and Julia Scaringe by a close 9-7 score.
Georgia Tech will now have a week off before travelling to Champaign, Ill., to compete at the Illinois Invitational Nov. 8-10.