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Olivia Janowicz (left), Brianna Morgan (right) and Alexadra Cercone (not pictured) will compete in the singles event.

Tuesday May 20, 2014Gator Trio Begins Action in NCAA Singles Championships Wednesday

Athens, GA

Olivia Janowicz (left), Brianna Morgan (right) and Alexadra Cercone (not pictured) will compete in the singles event.

Gators Alexandra Cercone, Olivia Janowicz and Brianna Morgan learned their respective first round opponents in the 2014 NCAA Singles Championships as the 64-player draw was unveiled Tuesday.

 

Two Gator doubles teams were selected and begin play in the 32-team event on Wednesday.

 

The six-round, single-elimination singles event begins Wed., May 21 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia.

 

Senior Alexandra Cercone (Seminole, Fla.)

·         National Singles Ranking: No. 28

·         First Round Opponent: No. 1 Ranked/No. 1 Seed Jamie Loeb, North Carolina

·         Match Time: 4:30 p.m.

·         Cercone will be competing in the NCAA Singles Championships for the third time in her career (also 2011, 2013, lost first round)

·         Cercone’s Career Singles Record: 116-28

·         Cercone’s 2013-14 Season Singles Record: 24-9

 

 

Senior Olivia Janowicz (Palm Bay, Fla.)

·         National Singles Ranking: No. 14 (NCAA Seed: 9-16)

·         First Round Opponent: No. 31 Katie Le, Santa Clara

·         Match Time: 12:30 p.m.

·         Janowicz will be competing in the singles draw for the second time in her career (also 2011, lost first round)

·         Janowicz’s Career Singles Record: 127-31

·         Janowicz’s 2013-14 Season Singles Record: 34-10

 

 

Sophomore Brianna Morgan (Beverly Hills, Calif.)

·         National Singles Ranking: No. 16

·         First Round Opponent: No. 29 Stephanie Wagner, Miami-FL

·         Match Time: 11 a.m.

·         Morgan will be competing in the singles draw for the first time in her career.

·         Morgan’s Career Singles Record: 56-12

·         Morgan’s 2013-14 Season Singles Record: 29-7

 

NCAA Doubles Championships

·         Two Gator tandems earned a spot in the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championships 32-team field that begins Thu., May 22

·         Senior Olivia Janowicz pairs with freshman Kourtney Keegan

·         Senior Sofie Oyen teams with freshman Belinda Woolcock

·         Janowicz and Keegan are ranked No. 23.

·         Janowicz and Keegan play No. 13 Whitney Kay/Caroline Price, North Carolina.

·         Janowicz and Keegan record together: 13-3

·         Janowicz will be competing in the doubles draw for the first time in her career.

·         Oyen and Woolcock are ranked No. 27.

·         Oyen and Woolcock play No. 6 /NCAA Seed 5-8 Megan Kurey/Kendal Woodard, Georgia Tech

·         Oyen and Woolcock record together: 14-10

·         Oyen will be competing in the doubles draw for the third time in her career (also 2012 & 2013, second round in 2012).

 

LIVE Scoring and VIDEO: http://www.ncaa.com/sports/tennis-women/d1/division-i-tennis-championships

·         NOTE: individual court assignments will be just prior to a match starting so fans following are encouraged to continually check the Feild Courts and McWhorter Courts boxes.

 

Additional Links:

·         Complete Singles Draw: http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/geo/sports/w-tennis/auto_pdf/2013-14/misc_non_event/14ncaa-wtennis-singles-bracket.pdf

 

·         Complete Doubles Draw: http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/geo/sports/w-tennis/auto_pdf/2013-14/misc_non_event/14ncaa-wtennis-doubles-bracket.pdf

 

 

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