02-11-11: Sports Shorts

Bradley named second team All-American

Junior pitcher Jed Bradley was named a second team All-American on Baseball America’s 2011 preseason All-America team on Friday, Feb. 4. Bradley was second team All-ACC last season after going 9-5 last season with 99 strikeouts and a 4.83 ERA. He averaged 9.76 strikeouts per nine innings and had a conference record of 6-2.

He joins five others All-Americans from the ACC. This was his second preseason All-American nod after gaining Louisville Slugger honors in Dec.

Ngo drops defending NCAA Champion

Though Tech women’s tennis team fell to Georgia in their meeting on Friday, Feb. 4, junior Viet Ha Ngo topped the 2010 women’s NCAA singles champion Chelsey Gullickson in three long sets.

Ngo began the match dropping a close first set, 4-6. She, however, would fight back to tie it, breaking Gullickson twice in the second set and winning 6-2. Ngo finished the match and won the deciding third set, 6-4.

Even with Ngo playing at the top of her game, the Jackets were overwhelmed, losing the overall dual match, 5-2.

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