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Georgia Tech Women Defeat UCLA for School's First NCAA Title
by Colette Lewis
, 25 May 2007
The chants of "Alie, Alie" rose louder and louder as Georgia Tech senior Alison Silverio's lead over UCLA's Tracy Lin at No. 2 singles went from 4-1 to 5-1. Lin was serving, but she had already been broken twice in the third set, and the crowd, led by the very vocal Georgia Tech men's team, could sense a championship.
Yellow Jacket Tarryn Rudman was staving off elimination at No. 6 singles against Bruin Elizabeth Lumpkin, but she trailed 2-5 in the third, so all eyes were focused on Silverio and Lin, the two players who would determine which team would capture their first NCAA women's tennis title.
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