January 20, 2007 - by
Florida State Duo Tied In Doubles At Florida State Spring Invitational

Jan. 20, 2007


Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State women’s tennis opened their season today, January 20, hosting the Florida State Spring Invitational. Junior Tapiwa Marobela (Gaborone, Botswana) and freshman Jessica Wente (Whitehouse, TX) went undefeated in singles action. In doubles action, Lauren Macfarlane/Nicola Slater are tied for first.

The Seminoles faced Jacksonville in singles round one, winning all of their matches. No. 58 freshman Lauren Macfarlane (Ogden, Utah) defeated Emese Sulyos 6-4, 6-3 while junior Carolin Walter (Bingen, Germany) beat Tatiana Soldatova 6-2, 7-5. Winning 6-2, 7-6(6) was senior Nicola Slater (Ayr, Scotland) against Lena Willi. Wente took the court against Iva Jaresova winning 6-2, 6-3. Senior Miranda Foley (Cambridge, England) won by default against Fernanda Carrero. Marobela dominated the court and won 6-0, 6-0 against Cristina Paiva-Flor.

In singles round two, Florida State faced No. 9 Northwestern. Wente came from behind and defeated Keri Robison 3-6, 6-4, (10-6). Marobela won a tight match against Alexis Conill 7-6 (3), 6-2. Macfarlane fell to Georgia Rose 2-6, 0-6 while Walter lost to Samantha Murray 3-6, 3-6. Slater held on strong against Lauren Lui but fell 6-2, 7-6 (1). Foley faced Nazlie Ghazal and fell 0-6, 3-6.

In doubles action, Florida State faced Penn State and finished the 2-1. No. 26 Macfarlane/Slater defeated Jenny Shular/Katelyn BeVard 8-2. Also winning 8-2 was the duo of Marobela/Walter against Sarah Lotto/Andreea Niculescu. Foley/Wente fell in a close match against Lauren McCarthy/Sasha Abraham 6-8.

Play for tomorrow begins at 10 a.m. All matches will be played at Scott Speicher Tennis Courts. Admission is free.

Saturday, January 20

Doubles Round 1

1. Lauren Macfarlane/Nicola Slater (FSU) d. Jenny Shular/Katelyn BeVard (PSU) 8-2
2. Lauren McCarthy/Sasha Abraham (PSU) d. Miranda Foley/Jessica Wente (FSU) 8-6
3. Tapiwa Marobela/Carolin Walter (FSU) d. Sarah Lotto/Andreea Niculescu (PSU 8-2

1. Georgia Rose/Suzie Matzenauer (NU) d. Emese Sulyos/Iva Jaresova (JAX) 8-4
2. Alexis Conill/Samantha Murray (NU) d. Fernanda Carrero/Lena Willi (JAX) 8-6
3. Keri Robinson/Nazlie Ghazal (NU) d. Tatiana Soldatova/ Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) 8-3

Singles Round 1

1. Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) d. Emese Sulyos (JAX) 6-4, 6-3
2. Carolin Walter (FSU) d. Tatiana Soldatova (JAX) 6-2, 7-5
3. Nicola Slater (FSU) d. Lena Willi (JAX) 6-2, 7-6 (6)
4. Jessica Wente (FSU) d. Iva Jaresova (JAX) 6-2, 6-3
5. Miranda Foley (FSU) d. Fernanda Carrero (JAX) 3-1, def.
6. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) d. Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) 6-0, 6-0

1. Samantha Murray (NU) d. Sasha Abraham (PSU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Georgia Rose (NU) d. Katelyn BeVard (PSU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Suzie Matzenauer (NU) d. Jenny Shular (PSU) 7-5, 6-3
4. Lauren Lui (NU) d. Andreea Niculescu (PSU) 7-5, 7-5
5. Nazlie Ghazal (NU) d. Lauren McCarthy (PSU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Keri Robison (NU) d. Dorothy Dohanics (PSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-2
7. Alexis Conill (NU) d. Leyla Morzan (PSU) 6-1, 6-3
8. Jennifer Taylor (NU) d. Sarah Lotto (PSU) 7-5, 6-2

Singles Round 2

1. Georgia Rose (NU d. Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) 6-2, 6-0
2. Samantha Murray (NU) d. Carolin Walter (FSU) 6-2, 7-5
3. Lauren Lui (NU) d. Nicola Slater (FSU) 6-2, 7-6 (1)
4. Jessica Wente (FSU) d. Keri Robinson (NU) 3-6, 6-4, (10-6)
5. Nazlie Ghazal (NU) d. Miranda Foley (FSU) 6-0, 6-3
6. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) d. Alexis Conill (NU) 7-6 (3), 6-2

1. Katelyn BeVard (PSU) d. Emese Sulyos (JAX) 6-1, 6-2
2. Tatiana Soldatova (JAX) d. Jenny Shular (PSU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
3. Andreea Niculescu (PSU) d. Lena Willi (JAX) 0-6, 1-6
4. Iva Jaresova (JAX) d. Lauren McCarthy (PSU) 7-5, 6-2
5. Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) d. Dorothy Dohanics (PSU) 6-0, 6-1

Points:
Georgia Rose (NU) 15 points
Suzie Matzenauer (NU) 13 points
Lauren Lui (NU) 11 points
Jessica Wente (FSU) 10 points
Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) 8 points
Samantha Murray (NU) 8 points
Nazlie Ghazal (NU) 8 points
Katelyn BeVard (PSU) 8 points
Carolin Walter (FSU) 7 points
Tatiana Soldatova (JAX) 7 points
Nicola Slater (FSU) 6 points
Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) 6 points
Andreea Niculescu (PSU) 6 points
Iva Jaresova (JAX) 5 points
Alexis Conill (NU) 5 points
Miranda Foley (FSU) 4 points
Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) 4 points
Keri Robison (NU) 3 points
Jennifer Taylor (NU) 1 point

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