THE FLATS – Georgia Tech women’s basketball head coach Nell Fortner and student-athletes Kayla Blackshear, Kara Dunn and Tonie Morgan are set to represent the Yellow Jackets at the 2023 ACC Tipoff on Tuesday, the conference’s annual media day, in Charlotte, N.C. Fans can watch much of the activity live throughout the day on the ACC Network and ACC Network Extra.
Fortner and Tech’s student-athletes will participate in a variety of interviews, press conferences, photos shoots and other activities with local, regional and national television and radio outlets. They will appear together for a press conference at 9:30 a.m. that will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra (click here to watch), and will appear separately live on the ACC Network (Fortner at 9:45 a.m., players at noon).
Entering her fifth year at the helm of the Yellow Jackets, Fortner has guided Georgia Tech to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. Fortner returns seven letterwinners, including the team’s leading rebounder in Blackshear (Orlando, Fla.) and leader in assists in Morgan (Tallahassee, Fla.).
Georgia Tech opens the 2023-24 season with an exhibition game against Georgia College on Nov. 2. The Yellow Jackets officially tip-off the season on Nov. 6 against Coastal Carolina in McCamish Pavilion.
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