April 15, 2004 - by
Gregory Named ACC Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year

April 15, 2004


Tallahassee, FL – The No. 26 Florida State women’s tennis squad will head to Raleigh, N.C. for the 2004 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships lead by the 2004 Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year, Lise Gregory. Gregory was awarded coach of the year honors for the second time during her eight year tenure with the Seminoles. Senior Anca Dumitrescu (Bucharest, Romania/VCU) and junior Mihaela Moldovan (Bucharest, Romania/Emil Racovita) were named to the 2004 All-Conference Team.

FSU boasted a 16-6 record, 6-2 against ACC opponents. putting Gregory as Florida State’s all-time winningest women’s tennis coach with a 117-81 record. This season, Florida State tied its conference-high in wins with six, including an upset of No. 9 North Carolina. The two conference losses, both by scores of 4-3, came at the hands of No. 3 Duke and then-No. 21 Clemson, now ranked ninth in the country.

#46 Anca Dumitrescu was named to the all-conference team for the second time while #58 Mihaela Moldovan was awarded the honor for the first time. Dumitrescu led the Seminoles, playing out of the number one decision and finished the season strong including an upset of #7 Amanda Johnson from Duke. Moldovan became the first Seminole to finish the regular season undefeated, posting 22 singles wins against no losses. Moldovan, in addition to being named the 2003 NCAA South Region Rookie of the Year, was also named the Golden Torch Award winner after compiling a 4.0 GPA, to lead all Seminole female student-athletes. Both were named to the 2004 All-ACC team, Dumitrescu for the second time while the nod was Moldovan’s first.

The Seminoles will face the sixth-seeded Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Friday, April 16th at 6:00 p.m. at the 2004 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championships. The Tribe defeated the Deacons earlier in the season by a score of 6-1, behind wins by Dumitrescu and Moldovan.


2004 ACC All-Conference Team


Daniela Alvarez…………………………….. Clemson
Kelly Anderson………………………… Georgia Tech
Saras Arasu……………………………………… Duke
Maria Brito………………………………….. Clemson
Ramona But……………………………….. Maryland
Kendall Cline……………………….. North Carolina
Karin Coetzee………………………….. Wake Forest
Julie Coin…………………………………….. Clemson
Ashlee Davis…………………………… Wake Forest
Anca Dumitrescu……………………… Florida State

Kristen James……………………………….. Virginia
Amanda Johnson……………………………….. Duke
Aniela Mojzis……………………….. North Carolina
Mihaela Moldovan……………………. Florida State
Barbara Orlay………………………………. NC State
Lyndsay Shosho………………………. Georgia Tech
Tory Zawacki……………………………………. Duke
Jennifer Zika…………………………………….. Duke
Player of the Year
Julie Coin…………………………………….. Clemson
Freshman of the Year
Ashlee Davis…………………………… Wake Forest
Coach of the Year

Lise Gregory…………………………… Florida State


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