Yellow Jacket Tennis Set To Finish Fall At Midwest Blast

Freshman Kendal Woodard is 6-3 this fall in singles play.

Nov. 1, 2012

THE FLATS - The Georgia Tech women's tennis team will complete its fall schedule at the Midwest Blast hosted by the University of Illinois this weekend at the Atkins Tennis Center in Champaign-Urbana, Ill.

Along with the Yellow Jackets and host Fighting Illini, the Purdue Boilermakers and Wake Forest Demon Deacons will also compete.

Tech will face Purdue in doubles at 9 a.m. CT Friday to begin the tournament. The Jackets will take on Wake Forest in doubles Friday afternoon before capping the day against Illinois in singles at 6 p.m. CT.

The Yellow Jackets will face Illinois in doubles to begin Saturday at 9 a.m. CT and will play Purdue in singles following. Tech will finish the weekend by facing Wake Forest in singles at 8 a.m. CT Sunday.

Senior Elizabeth Kilborn and freshman Kendal Woodard have led the Yellow Jackets at the top of the lineup this fall. Kilborn, ranked No. 94, boasts a 5-3 singles mark including a pair of wins over ranked opponents while Woodard is 6-3.

In doubles action, the duo is 4-2 overall with an 8-6 win over USF's 24th-ranked team of Ecaterina Vasenina and Loreto Alonso.

Fans are encouraged to follow Georgia Tech women's tennis on Twitter, @GT_WTEN, and like the Yellow Jackets on Facebook, GTWomensTennis, for an inside look at the program.

Midwest Blast Schedule
Friday, Nov. 2
• 9 a.m.
o Purdue vs. Georgia Tech (doubles)
o Illinois vs. Wake Forest (doubles)
• 10 a.m.
o Purdue vs. Wake Forest (singles)
• 3:30 p.m.
o Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest (doubles)
o Illinois vs. Purdue (doubles)
• 6 p.m.
o Illinois vs. Georgia Tech (singles)

Saturday, Nov. 3
• 9 a.m.
o Illinois vs. Georgia Tech (doubles)
o Purdue vs. Wake Forest (doubles)
• 10 a.m.
o Purdue vs. Georgia Tech (singles)
• 1 p.m.
o Illinois vs. Wake Forest (singles)

Sunday, Nov. 4
• 8 a.m.
o Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech (singles)
• 11 a.m.
o Illinois vs. Purdue (singles)

All times Central