Tulsa, Okla. – Seminole senior Daneika Borthwick wrapped up her Florida State career with a 6-4, 6-0 loss to Mississippi State’s Georgiana Patrasc in the opening round of the NCAA Singles Championship Wednesday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
After falling behind a break in the opening set, No. 38 Borthwick broke No. 36 Patrasc to even the first set at 4-4. From that point, Patrasc won the final eight games of the match to advance to Thursday’s second round.
For Borthwick, the loss caps an impressive career. Borthwick was the team’s No. 1 singles player for each of her four years of competition and became just the third Seminole to be named All-ACC four times. In 2016, Borthwick was named to the league’s First Team while leading the Noles with 22 singles wins and 25 doubles wins.
She solidified herself as a top player in the league during her 15-set winning streak to end the regular season in which she beat four consecutive players ranked in the Top 50 while climbing to No. 31 in the ITA standings, a career best. She finishes ranked in the Top 10 all-time at FSU in singles and doubles victories.
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