Jackets Finish Carolina Kickoff – Women’s Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

By | January 15, 2022

COLOMBIA, SC – 12 Georgia Tech women’s tennis finished its season-opening weekend at the Carolina Kickoff Saturday, smashing the nation’s #2 doubles team with six wins highlighted by Carol Lee and Kate Sharabura.

The action kicked off in the morning with the final doubles round played against the Atlantic Coast Conference foe, Wake Forest. Tackling the nation’s #2 doubles team at Anna Brylin and Brooke Killingsworth, Tech’s Lee and Sharabura were serving 3 in the early departure. The Jackets gained momentum and won the next three games, taking the game 6-3.

In the singles match, Tech saw straight-set victories over Gia Cohen, Lee, Mahak Jain, Ruth Marsh and Sharabura. Cohen took the weekend’s second singles win, beating Wake Forest’s Saby Nihalani 6-2, 6-3. Meanwhile, Lee played the first singles match of the weekend on Saturday, beating #75 Anna Campana 6-2, 7-5 in straight sets.

Freshman Sharabura cemented his flawless singles record with a 6-1, 6-1 decision over Maddie Lynch over the weekend. Completing the singles win, Marsh defeated Mia Ahmad 6-1, 6-4 to get the first singles win of the weekend.

Georgia Tech returns to the court and opens the doubles game by welcoming Georgia Southern on Saturday, January 22, at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex. First service will be at 11 am

85 Carol Lee (GT) def. 75 Anna Campana (WFU) 6-2, 7-5
58 Cassie Wooten (WFU) def. 38 Kylie Bilchev (GT) 6-1, 6-0
Samantha Martinelli (WFU) def. Rosie Garcia Gross (GT) 6-3, 6-0
Mahak Jain (GT) def. Anna Brylin (WFU) 6-2, 6-1
Brooke Killingsworth (WFU) def. Monika Dedaj (GT) 6-0, 6-4
Gia Cohen (GT) def. Saby Nihalani (WFU) 6-2, 6-3
Ruth Marsh (GT) def. Mia Ahmed (WFU) 6-1, 6-4
Kate Sharabura (GT) def. Maddie Lynch (WFU) 6-1, 6-1

Carol Lee/Kate Sharabura (GT) def. 2 Anna Brylin/Brooke Killingsworth (WFU) 6-3
Peyton Pesavento/Saby Nihalani (WFU) def. Monika Dedaj/Mahak Jain (GT) 6-2
15 Samantha Martinelli/Casie Wooten (WFU) def. Ruth Marsh/Gia Cohen (GT) 6-3

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