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Tech's Pernet Reaches Finals of Tennesse Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 16) – Georgia Tech freshman Charlotte Pernet advanced to the finals of the flight 4 singles draw by beating Purdue’s Lisa Walgenbach, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 Saturday at the Tennessee/St. Mary’s Health System Classic at the UT Tennis Center in Knoxville.

Two other Tech players posted singles victories with sophomore Laura Ozolins and senior Tamarra Jenkin winning in the No. 6 and 7 flights, respectively. Ozolins defeated Furman’s Natali The by default and Jenkin topped NC State’s Landis Strader, 6-1, 6-1.

Jenkin also teamed with junior Bobbi Guthrie to win in the No. 2 doubles flight with an 8-5 win over Megan Dunigan and Jarrell Starnes.

Pernet will meet Tennessee Candy Reid for the flight 4 singles title on Sunday.

GEORGIA TECH AT THE TENNESSEE/ST. MARY'S HEALTH SYSTEM CLASSIC

DAY TWO RESULTS No. 1 Singles: Megan Dunigan (Furman) d. Jaime Wong (GT) 6-0, 6-1 No. 2 Singles: Amelie Detriviere (Miss. St.) d. Sabrina Pardo (GT) 7-5, 6-4 No. 3 Singles: Dana Noel (Tenn.) d. Mason Miller (GT) 6-3, 6-1 No. 4 Singles: Charlotte Pernet (GT) d. Lisa Walgenback (Purdue) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 No. 5. Singles: Crystal Cleveland (Tenn.) d. Bobbi Guthrie (GT) 6-0, 6-4 No. 6 Singles: Laura Ozolins (GT) d. Natali The (Furman) default No. 7 Singles: Tamarra Jenkin (GT) d. Landis Strader (NC State) 6-1, 6-1

No. 1 Doubles: Embry/Taheny (Purdue) d. Miller/Pardo (GT) 8-1 No. 2 Doubles: Guthrie/Jenkin (GT) d. Dunigan/Starnes (Furman) 8-5 No. 3 Doubles: Bartlett/Castellvi (Tenn.) d. Ozolins/Morris (GT) 8-2

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