Georgia Tech's McDowell Named ACC Women's Tennis Player of the Week
March 17, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Georgia Tech's Amanda McDowell has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week after leading the Yellow Jackets to an upset win over fourth-ranked Notre Dame on Saturday.
Moving back to the No. 1 position, the Atlanta junior blew past No. 31 Kelcy Tefft, 6-2, 6-2, ultimately proving the difference-maker in a 4-3 Georgia Tech win. McDowell has won three straight singles matches.
In doubles, McDowell teamed with freshman Lynn Blau to defeat Shannon Mathews and Colleen Rielley, 8-5, in the third flight. The Yellow Jacket duo is now 3-0 since being paired together last week.