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Tech's Pernet Runner-Up in Women's Singles and Doubles at Tennessee

Atlanta (Oct. 17) – Georgia Tech freshman Charlotte Pernet finished runner-up in singles and doubles in women’s tennis action Sunday at the Tennessee/St. Mary’s Health System Classic at the UT Tennis Center in Knoxville.

Pernet fell to Tennessee’s Candy Reid in the finals of the No. 4 singles flight, and Pernet and fellow freshman Jaime Wong fell to Reid and Alison Ojeda in the No. 2 doubles final. Reid topped Pernet 7-5, 7-5, and Reid and Ojeda won 8-1 over Pernet and Wong.

Tech sophomore Mason Miller and junior Bobbi Guthrie both finished in third place in their respective flights with wins on Sunday. Miller topped Purdue’s Erika Quebe, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5 to finish third in the No. 3 singles flight, and Guthrie topped Furman’s Jarrell Starnes, 6-3, 6-2, in the No. 5 flight.

Senior Sabrina Pardo, freshman Mysti Morris, sophomore Laura Ozolins and senior Tamarra Jenkin all ended the tournament with final-day victories.

Pardo defeated NC State’s Francis Barragan, 6-1, 7-6 (5) for seventh place in the No. 2 flight. Morris claimed fifth in No. 3 singles by topping Furman’s Gene Holman, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. Ozolins also finished fifth with a win over Katrina Gildemeister of NC State in the No. 6 flight. Jenkin defeated Tnnessee’s Amy Bartlett, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, in round-robin play in the No. 7 flight.

Guthrie and Jenkin also teamed to take fifth in the No. 2 doubles flight with an 8-5 win over Megan Dunigan and Starnes of Furman.

TENNESSEE/ST. MARY'S HEALTH SYSTEM CLASSICDAY THREE GEORGIA TECH RESULTSNo. 1 Singles: Marissa Gildemeister (NC State) d. Jaime Wong (GT)6-4, 7-5No. 2 Singles: Sabrina Pardo (GT) d. Francis Barragan (NC State) 6-1,7-6 (5)No. 3 Singles: Mason Miller (GT) d. Erika Quebe (Purdue) 6-7 (5),6-2, 7-5.No. 3 Singles: Mysti Morris (GT) d. Gene Holman (Furman) 4-6, 6-4,6-4No. 4 Singles: Candy Reid (Tenn.) d. Charlotte Pernet (GT) 7-5, 7-5No. 5 Singles: Bobbi Guthrie (GT) d. Jarrell Starnes (Furman) 6-3,6-2No. 6 Singles: Laura Ozolins (GT) d. Katrina Gildemeister (NC State)No. 7 Singles: Tamarra Jenkin (GT) d. Amy Bartlett (Tenn.) 6-2, 4-6,6-4No. 1 Doubles: Embry/Taheny (Purdue) d. Pardo/Miller (GT) 8-5No. 2 Doubles: Guthrie/Jenkin (GT) d. Dunigan/Starnes (Furman) 8-5No. 3 Doubles: Bartlett/Castellvi (Tenn.) d. Ozolins/Morris (GT) 8-2

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