CoC Students Take a Whack at the Nationals

March 25, 2008

The Georgia Tech Table Tennis Club Team, whose eight members include five students from the College of Computing, has qualified for the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association National Championship, which will be held April 11-13 in Rochester, Minn.

This is the first time that the Georgia Tech team has qualified and has been ranked in the top 10 teams in the nation.

The men’s team and the women’s team both won the NCTTA Georgia Division held Nov. 4, 2007. In the second phase of the NCTTA Georgia Division held Feb. 17 the women’s team placed second, while the men took first place again -- beating every other team without dropping a single match.

The team members are:

Men’s team
Nikhil Almeida (COC), Deepak Rao (COC), Aneece Khalek (Mech), Zhengzhi Zhou (PSE)

Women’s team
Apparna Chandramowlishwar (COC), Neha Kharsikar (COC), Bravishma Narayan , OC), Ketaki Kulkarni (ISYE).