Feb. 2, 2004
ATLANTA – Georgia Tech opened it’s dual match season today with a 4-3 loss to William & Mary in the first round of the Minnesota Court Classic in Minneapolis, Minn. The Jackets and Tribe split the singles matches, each taking three apiece. In doubles play, William & Mary captured 2-of-3 matches to win the doubles point and the match.
The dual match was tied heading into the final set of the final match at No. 3 singles. In the match W&M’s Amy Wei defeated Alison Silverio 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. The final set of No. 3 singles featured four breaks of service in the 6-3 set. Lyndsay Shosho, Lindsey Stauss, and Maria Nieto all captured wins for the Jackets, all in straight sets. Tech’s loan doubles win was an 8-4 victory for Stauss and Silverio against Lingda Yang and Emily Mowery.
Due to team flight schedules, William & Mary will face Rice in the 10 a.m. contest with Georgia Tech facing off against tournament host Minnesota at 2 p.m.
William & Mary 4, Georgia Tech 3
No. 1 ? Lyndsay Shosho (GT) def. Megan Muth (WM), 7-5, 6-3 No. 2 ? Lena Sherbakov (WM) def. Kelly Anderson (GT), 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 No. 3 ? Amy Wei (WM) def. Alison Silverio (GT), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 No. 4 ? Lindsey Stauss (GT) def. Kate Boomershine (WM), 6-2, 6-2 No. 5 ? Emily Mowery (WM) def. Sekita Grant (GT), 6-3, 6-2 No. 6 ? Maria Nieto (GT) def. Lingda Yang (WM), 6-1, 6-2
Doubles No. 1 ? Muth/Wei (WM) def. Anderson/Grant (GT), 8-6 No. 2 ? Sherbakov/Boomershine (WM) def. Shosho/Nieto (GT), 8-4 No. 3 ? Stauss/Silverio (GT) def/ Yang/Mowery (WM), 8-4