Silvia Garcia earned an automatic bid to National Indoors in New York next month.
Feb. 18, 2014
ATHENS, Ga. --- The Georgia women's tennis team improved to No. 7 in the latest rankings released Tuesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The Bulldogs have been idle since participating in the 2014 ITA Indoor Team Championships from Feb. 7-9.
Georgia (4-2) also has four singles players and two doubles pairs currently ranked.
Sophomore Silvia Garcia and junior Lauren Herring headline the Georgia contingent at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively. Garcia is 19-4 this year including 8-3 against ranked opponents. Herring is 18-4, and 10-3 versus ranked foes. Maho Kowase is ranked No. 17. The Bulldog senior, who went 3-0 in singles play at ITA National Team Indoors, leads the team with a 21-3 record. Lilly Kimbell rounds out Georgia's ranked players at the No. 43 spot.
The Bulldogs return to action this weekend playing host to Furman on Friday at 2:30 p.m. before traveling to Atlanta on Sunday to battle in-state rival Georgia Tech at 1 p.m.