Natasha Prokhnevska and Muriel Wackere were named ITA Scholar-Athletes
This is the second-straight year both Kurey and Wacker have been honored
Senior captain Muriel Wacker eager to begin summer internship in Boston
The #27-ranked Georgia Tech women's tennis team defeated #1 Duke, 4-3
The team of Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer are becoming masters of clinching the doubles point
Photos from Georgia Tech's dramatic 4-3 win over Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
2014 All-ACC Academic
2013 All-ACC Academic
ITA Scholar-Athlete: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
ACC Academic Honor Roll: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Spring: Named captain of the Jackets ... Led the Yellow Jackets in singles matches won with 18 ... Went 23-10 in singles and 17-13 in doubles overall ... Owned a team-best 12-2 mark in ACC play ... Went 14-3 on court five, winning five-straight matches at the end of the season ... Clinches three matches for the Yellow Jackets ... On her senior day, defeated Rachel Kahan, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, to cinch the win against #1 Duke ... Her win on court six against Maike Zeppernick, 6-3, 6-2, clinched the victory against Nebraska ... Defeated Isel Martinez-Marcos of Virginia Tech, 6-0, 7-6, to secure Tech's win in the second round of the ACC Tournament ... Won both of her singles matches in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, defeating Purdue's Andjela Djokovic, 6-3, 6-1, and Vanderbilt's Ashleigh Antal, 6-3, 6-0 ... Paired up with doubles partner Natasha Prokhnevska on court two and went 11-10 ... The duo went 3-2 against nationally ranked opponents ... Wacker and Prokhnevska defeated Notre Dame's #41 Jennifer Kellner and Monica Robinson, 8-5 .. Debut in the ITA Doubles Rankings at 49 on February 25th ... Captured an 8-3 win against #62 Nida Hamilton and Maddie Lipp of Northwestern ... Topped Clemson's #78 Romy Koelzer and Tristen Dewar, 8-2.
Fall: Recorded a 3-3 record in singles and went 5-3 in doubles during the fall ... Partnered up with Natasha Prokhnevska to go 3-2 during tournament play in doubles ... Also went 2-1 alongside Rasheeda McAdoo in the beginning of the season.
2012-13: Finished the season with a 15-8 record overall in singles and a dual match record of 14-8 ... Played mostly on court five in singles, notching a 13-6 mark ... Clinched the Yellow Jacket's win against Maryland on court five against Nataliya Bredikhina with a score of 6-1, 6-2 ... Partnered with Natasha Prokhnevska to go 7-7 in doubles overall, which includes a 5-6 mark on court three ... Went 13-13 overall in doubles, including a 11-12 dual match record ... Also partnered with Elizabeth Kilborn to go 5-6 in dual matches on courts two and three in doubles matches.
2011-12: Played mostly doubles during sophomore season, posting a 22-13 overall record and a 16-9 dual match doubles record... Went 11-5 overall in singles play... Went 8-3 in ACC doubles matches... Beat Princeton's 55th-ranked pair of Katie Goepel and Rachel Saiontz 8-2 for only ranked win of the year...
2010-11: Finished the spring with a 5-1 overall record and a 3-0 mark in dual play... Went 5-3 in doubles play...Posted a 5-5 individual record this fall in her first semester on The Flats... Won three matches at the fall opening Georgia Tech Invitational... Notched a 2-5 doubles record playing with fellow freshman Rocio Alberca Lopez and a 3-1 mark teamed with Christina Ngo, including a 2-1 mark at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
Juniors: Swiss Champion in singles in the U12, U14 and U16 divisions ... Was Swiss Champion in doubles U12, U16 and U18 divisions ... Attended K&S Raemibuehl high school in Zurich.
Personal: Born Muriel Wacker on January 7, 1991 in Zurich, Switzerland ... Daughter of Hansjoerg and Ursi Wacker ... Father played in the national league of table tennis in Switzerland ... Enjoys shopping, going to the movies and skiing ... Majoring in industrial engineering.
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