April 15, 2010
ATLANTA – The 25th-ranked Georgia Tech Women’s Tennis team (13-8, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) will close out its regular season with a pair of road matches at Virginia (12-7, 5-4) Saturday and Virginia Tech (9-10, 2-7) Sunday. Both matches are scheduled to begin at noon.
The Yellow Jackets are currently sit in seventh place in the ACC and need wins against Virginia and Virginia Tech to move up as the conference tournament approaches next weekend.
The Cavaliers lead the all-time series 15-13 over Tech but the Jackets have won 10 of the last 11 meetings. The Yellow Jackets are 7-2 against Virginia Tech and have won seven straight in the series with the Hokies.
Georgia Tech sophomore Irina Falconi, the nation’s top-ranked player, is 20-1 during the dual-match season in singles and has won 14 straight matches. Falconi is a perfect 8-0 against ACC opponents. Sophomore Lynn Blau has won four straight singles matches and is 6-2 against conference foes.
The Yellow Jackets will open play at the ACC Tournament next week at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.