Falconi, Gomez advance

Guillermo Gomez and Irina Falconi advanced in the NCAA Tennis Championships on Thursday in Athens.

Irina Falconi defeated Northwestern’s Samantha Murray 6-3, 6-4, and Gomez defeated Alabama’s Saketh Myneni 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Falconi will face Washington’s Venise Chan on Friday. Gomez will face Stanford’s Bradley Klahn or Tennessee’s Boris Conkic.

Falconi, a sophomore and the top-ranked player in the nation, hasn’t lost since Feb. 13.

For more on Falconi, click here.

Previous blogs on Thursday:

Tech begins drive to CWS: http://blogs.ajc.com/georgia-tech-sports/2010/05/27/georgia-tech-begins-drive-to-cws-tonight/?cxntfid=blogs_georgia_tech_sports

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3 comments Add your comment

Jacket Backer

May 27th, 2010
4:03 pm

Go Jackets!!


May 27th, 2010
5:25 pm

Awesome ! Go get’em !!!

James T. Kirk

May 28th, 2010
8:08 am

The mighty Jackets are on their way to win yet another National Championship, while the puppies are stuck at home licking their wounds, as usual.