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Georgia State University Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. I
Conference:S. Belt
Location:Atlanta, GA
Head Coach:Robin Stephenson
Assistant Coach:Kurt Clemmons
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Very large city
Student Population:25,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: R.V. in 2012
Top Mid-Major Classes: #10 in 2014, #21 in 2013, #1 in 2012

Conference Highlights
CAA Runner-up 2012
CAA Runner-up 2011
CAA Champions - 2009
Post Season Highlights
CAA Champions - 2009
Nationals - 2009
National Team Ranking - #46
Tournament Highlights
ITA National Indoor Kick-Off

GSU Panthers Southern Shootout
-Sophomore Abigail Tere-Apisah and Junior Whitney Byrd went undefeated in singles
-Abigail Tere-Aphisah & Maryna Kozachenko won there doubles bracket

Roberta Allison Fall Classic
-Freshman Masa Grgan went undefeated
-Doubles team Whitney Byrd & Masa Grgan took 2nd in doubles
-Kir Kemp placed 2nd in singles after capturing the title the previous year

Thomas Invitational
-Tereza Lerova went undefeated
-Doubles team Maryna Kozachenko & Tereza Lerova went undefeated

Individual Achievements
2012 SEASON-Current ITA season rankings #58, #47, #38, #66, #60

-Abigail Tere-Apisah: CAA Conference Player of the Year, All-CAA First Team Singles

-Whitney Byrd: All-CAA 2nd Team Singles, All-CAA First Team Doubles w/ Maryna Kozachenko

-Martina Ondrackova: GSU Academic Team Honors

-Masa Grgan: GSU Math Scholar Winner

-Byrd & Tere-Apisah pull out 3rd set victories against #37 USF earning GSU a 4-3 victory!

-Undefeated at home record

-Whitney Byrd earned CAA Player of the Week; keeps a streaming blog called "Byrd's Eye View" on GSU Athletics

-Abigail Tere-Apisah: 16-1 @ 1 singles (3x CAA Player of the Week)

-#38 Abigail Tere-Apisah: 5-0 @ 1 singles, Clinched vs. Wake Forest
Whitney Byrd: Clinch @ 4 vs. William&Mary
Masa & Martina: 4-0 @ 3 doubles

-GSU named best university living accommodations

2011 Season
-Abigail Tere-Apisah 14-2 season record; named CAA Rookie of the Year & All-CAA 1st Team Singles and Doubles

-Tereza Lerova named All-CAA Third Team

-Tereza Lerova & Kir Kemp ranked as high as 37 nationally
-Maryna Kozachenko & Abigail Tere-Apisah
Coaching Achievements
CAA Champions 2009 -
Georgia State University Women's Team - 2009 (National Ranking 46)
2009 Team GPA 3.50
CAA Coach of the Year - 2009
8/21 Rianna Valdes chooses USC
8/20 Samantha Hampton chooses Arizona State
8/20 Patrick Wyeth chooses Boston College
8/20 David Mitchell chooses Army
8/20 Catalin Mateas chooses Duke
8/20 Abby Knedlik chooses Schreiner
8/20 Michael Genender chooses Stanford
8/20 Anna Ulyashchenko chooses Boston College
8/20 Billy Wilson chooses Brandeis
8/19 Vincent Lin chooses Duke

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
8/23 Coed Showdown
Hoboken, NJ
Steve Gatchko
9/06 Coed Showdown
Denver, CO
MSU Denver
D. Hangstefer
9/06 Coed Showdown
Delaware, OH
Ohio Wesleyan
Tom Drabczyk
9/06 Coed Showdown
Campbellsville, KY
Kyle Caven
9/13 Coed Showdown
Wichita, KS
Wichita State
Colin Foster
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