Georgia Tech Women’s Tennis: Sophomores Kurey & Woodard Advance

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Athens, Ga. – In what turned out to be a great weekend for Georgia Tech sports, the #26-ranked pair of sophomores, Megan Kurey and Kendal Woodard, won their fourth straight doubles match to advance to the main draw finals at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships.

Kurey and Woodard defeated Georgia State‘s Marcia Tere-Apisah and Tarani Kamoe, 8-6, in the semifinals. The pair will now go on to face Georgia‘s #50 Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase on Monday.

In singles action, freshmen Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer each went 2-0 in in the singles consolation bracket today, which has concluded play for the weekend.

McAdoo was on the court against Florida State‘s Eduarda Nardi Dos Santos, dropping the first set, then winning the second. In the tiebreaker, McAdoo beat Dos Santos 10-6, to win the match. In the other singles draw, Anton-Ohlmeyer defeated UCF‘s Courtney Griffth in two sets, 6-2, 6-3, to advance to the round of 16.

McAdoo then faced UNF‘s Marina Cunningham, where she recorded a 6-1, 6-2, victory. Georgia State’s Jordana Klein took the first set from Anton-Ohlmeyer, 7-5. but then lost two straight to the Georgia Tech freshman, 6-2 and 11-9 in the tiebreaker.

Fans can follow Georgia Tech women’s tennis on Twitter, @GT_WTEN, and like the Yellow Jackets on Facebook, GTWomensTennis, to get all the inside information and scores from the program.

Topics: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, ITA Championships, Kendal Woodard, Megan Kurey, Women's Tennis

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