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Tech's Jaime Wong Falls in First Round of NCAA Women's Singles Championship

May 21, 2002

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Georgia Tech junior women’s tennis player Jaime Wong was unable to advance past the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championship, falling to eighth-seeded Lauren Kalvaria of Stanford on Tuesday afternoon. The NCAA Championships are being contested at the Taube Tennis Center on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.

Wong, who is the first Georgia Tech women’s tennis player to compete in the NCAA singles championship, was unable to rally past the Cardinal’s Kalvaria, who is currently the fourth-ranked player in the nation. Kalvaria won the first set by a 6-0 score and Wong took a 3-2 lead in the second set before dropping the next four games and the match by a 6-0, 6-3 count.

Wong finishes the year with a 21-15 singles record on the year, which ranks second on the team in total wins for the year.

NCAA Women's Tennis Championships First Round#4 Lauren Kalvaria (Stanford) d. Jaime Wong (GT), 6-0, 6-3

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