Women’s Tennis Finishes Fall Season at Augusta Challenge
STATESBORO, Ga. – The Georgia Southern Women’s Tennis team wraps up their fall competition with the Augusta Challenge in Augusta, Ga. The tournament starts Friday and runs through Sunday.
Junior Paola Garrido (Vigo, Spain) and freshman Stephanie Woods (John’s Creek, Ga.) look to continue strong performances in the team’s fourth and final tournament of the fall.
Last time out Garrido defeated Kennesaw State’s Alex Apostu 6-4, 6-1 to win the East flight championship match. She also teamed up with Woods to win the Black draw doubles with an 8-5 score in the final. Woods excelled in singles play as well, winning the Gold draw with a two-set win of 6-1, 6-2 over Kennesaw State’s Tess Lagerkvist.
Doubles team Natalie Maffett (Rome, Ga.) and Jordana Klein (Alpharetta, Ga.) were also successful last week, winning the Gold draw doubles championship match 8-4 over Florida A&M’s Elysia Ortiz and Shantal Blackwood.
This weekend’s three day tournament provides the Eagles with their last matches until the spring season opener at home against Presbyterian College on Jan. 27. Match starts at 1:00 p.m.
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- Category: Women's Tennis
- Published on Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:55