Georgia Tech keeps streak alive at NCAA women’s tennis tournament

Georgia Tech's women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 22nd consecutive year. (Danny Karnik/Georgia Tech Athletics)

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Georgia Tech's women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 22nd consecutive year. (Danny Karnik/Georgia Tech Athletics)

Yellow Jackets earn spot in field for 22nd consecutive year

Georgia Tech’s women’s tennis team earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the 22nd year in a row. The Yellow Jackets were included in the 64-team field released Monday.

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Tech, ranked 34th by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, will face No. 53 Memphis at 11 a.m. ET Friday at Auburn. The winner will play the winner of the first-round match between No. 14 Auburn and Jackson State at 1 p.m. ET Saturday.

Tech is 14-10 with four wins over NCAA Tournament teams.

Tech’s 22-year NCAA streak is the fourth longest in the ACC behind Duke (32), Miami (26) and North Carolina (23).

The winner of the Auburn regional will advance to a super-regional May 13 or 14. The eight super-regional winners will play for the national championship May 20-22 at Illinois.

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