Abigail Tere-Apisah Heads to New York for Final Tournament
ATLANTA - Senior Abigail Tere-Apisah will head to Flushing, N.Y., to compete in her final tournament of the fall season. The Papua New Guinea native will compete in the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships for the second straight year.
Tere-Apisah is the first female Georgia State player to be invited to the prestigious event. In the 2012 event, she advanced all the way to the Round of 16.
Up first for No. 37 Tere-Apisah in the 2013 tournament will be the No. 2 seed, and No. 2 ranked singles player in the country, UCLA's Robin Anderson. Anderson is the defending champion from the 2012 tournament.
"This is a great way for us to end our fall season," interim head coach Robin Stephenson said. "Abby has continued to prove that she is one of the best players in the nation and has earned her spot at this prestigious event for the second year in a row. She is always a great representative for our program and Georgia State and she is ready to bring her best this week."
Hosted by Columbia University, the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships feature 32 singles players and 20 doubles teams. Matches begin Thursday morning and the tournament will conlcude Sun., Nov. 10.