March 25, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Florida State women’s tennis team hosted the Maryland Terrapins Tuesday, March 25th, at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center on the campus of Florida State University. The Seminoles defeated the Terrapins 6-1. With the win, the Tribe improves to 13-5 overall and 3-1 in the conference.
The Seminoles earned the first point of the evening, during the doubles portion of the match. Florida State’s Amber Tantee and Daniela Gheorghe were defeated at the No. 2 position by Ramona But and Marta Jedrzejak, 8-1. The Seminoles came back to even up the score in No. 1 doubles, as Anca Dumitrescu and Mihaela Moldovan defeated Emily Marker and Chloe Chavardes of Maryland by a score of 8-6. A forfeit at the No. 3 position clinched the doubles point for the Tribe.
After earning their first point in doubles action, the Seminoles came out strong, defeating Maryland in 4 of 5 singles matches. Moldovan, playing at the No. 1 position, defeated But of Maryland, 6-0, 6-2. In No. 4 doubles, Gheorghe was defeated by Maryland’s Dent, 7-5, 6-0. Alina Mihailescu clinched the match for Florida State, as she defeated Chavardes at the No. 5 position, 6-3, 6-4. Adding to the Seminoles victory, Dumitrescu defeated Marter, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3. In the final match of the night, Denny defeated Jedrzejak, 6-4, 3-6, 10-3.
The Seminoles will return to action on Saturday, March 29, when they travel to Chapel Hill, N.C. to take on North Carolina. The match is scheduled to begin at noon.
Final Box Score:
Florida State 6
No. 1 Mihaela Moldovan (FSU) d. Ramona But (UM) 6-0, 6-2
No. 2 Anca Dumitrescu (FSU) d. Emily Marter (UM) 6-0, 3-6, 6-3
No. 3 Christina Denny (FSU) d. Marta Jedrzejak (UM) 6-4, 3-6, 10-3
No. 4 Jennifer Dent (UM) d. Daniela Gheorghe (FSU) 7-5, 6-0
No. 5 Alina Mihailescu (FSU) d. Chloe Chavardes (UM) 6-3, 6-4
No. 6 Florida State d. Maryland (default)
Order of Finish:
6, 1, 4, 5*, 2, 3
No. 1 Dumitrescu/Moldovan (FSU) d. Marker/Chavardes (UM) 8-6
No. 2 But/Jedrzejak (UM) d. Tantee/Gheorghe (FSU) 8-1
No. 3 Florida State d. Maryland (default)
Order of Finish:
3, 2, 1