Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season; Hosts Clemson, Georgia Tech
April 19, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - Winners in three of its last four matches, the NC State women's tennis team will put a close to its regular season when it hosts Clemson Saturday, April 20 at noon, and Georgia Tech on Sunday, April 21 at 1 p.m.
Sunday's contest against the Yellow Jackets will be Senior Day, where the Wolfpack will recognize Chloe Smith and Tatiana Illova for their contributions to the program in their final home match at the Curtis and Jacqueline Dail Outdoor Tennis Stadium.
NC State Notes:
The Tigers enter Saturday's matchup as the 13th-ranked team in the country. Clemson (12-6, 7-2 ACC) is led by three ranked singles players in No. 18 Yana Koroleva, No., 27 Anne-Liz Jeukeng and No. 35 Beatrice Gumulaya. Jeukeng is a perfect 9-0 in conference play and has won eight-straight matches, while Gumulaya leads the squad with a 20-4 overall record and 7-1 ACC mark.
Scouting Georgia Tech:
The Yellow Jackets are ranked 23rd in the latest ITA team rankings with an 11-8 overall mark and a 5-4 ACC ledger. The squad owns two ranked singles players in No. 86 Elizabeth Kilborn and No. 98 Kendal Woodard. Georgia Tech possesses a ranked doubles pair in Woodard and Megan Kurey, who hold a No. 57 ranking. Woodard has been impressive as of late, winning each of her last five matches to pad her 11-5 dual singles record on the year.