February 18, 2000 - by
Lady Seminole Tennis Team Defeats The Dolphins, 9-0

Feb. 18, 2000



TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The 19th-ranked Florida State Lady Seminoles
improved their home dual match record to 2-0 today after defeating the
Jacksonville University Lady Dolphins 9-0. The win improves the Lady
Seminoles overall record to 4-2.

In singles play, Alida Gallovits led the sweep of the Lady Dolphins
by beating Meeta Korgaonkar in two sets at No.1 singles, 6-1, 6-2. This
improves Gallovits’ overall singles record to 13-5. FSU’s Kia Asberg won
her third match in a row by beating JU’s Loren Goldsmith 6-0, 6-1 to
improve her overall singles record to 13-5 and dual match play to 4-2.
Marina Raic, who led the Lady Seminoles in wins last year, defeated
Jacksonville’s Tamara Kaftalovich at No.5 singles, 6-2, 7-5.

In doubles, the Florida State duo of Duxin and Gallovits won their
second match of the season in the No.1 position by defeating Jacksonville’s
Koregaonkar and Pinciotti 8-1. The win improves both their overall record
and dual match record to an impressive 4-1. The team of Kia Asberg and
Marina Raic won their third match in a row together by defeating JU’s team
of Kaftalovich and Perovic 8-0, while FSU’s duo of sophomore Jessica
Balbuena and senior Ali Weber recovered nicely from last weekend’s doubles
loss to defeat JU’s Dallman and Kennedy,
8-2.

The Florida State Lady Seminoles will face Florida International
University on Saturday, February 19th at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
Action will start at 12:00pm.

Box Score

#19 Florida State     9
Jacksonville          0


SINGLES

No. 1 #66 Alida Gallovits (FSU) d. Meeta Koregaonkar (Jacksonville) 6-1, 6-0

No. 2 Nanette Duxin (FSU) d. Tiffany Pinciotti (Jacksonville) 6-3, 6-1

No. 3 Jessica Balbuena (FSU) d. Martyne Dallman (Jacksonville) 6-1, 6-4

No. 4 Kia Asberg (FSU) d. Loren Goldsmith (Jacksonville) 6-0, 6-1

No. 5 Maria Raic (FSU) d. Tamara Kaftalovich (Jacksonville) 6-2, 7-5

No. 6 Christy Travis (FSU) d. Sharon Schmeiser (Jacksonville) 6-2, 6-1


DOUBLES

No. 1 Duxin/Gallovits (FSU) d. Koregaonkar/Pinciotti (Jacksonville) 8-1

No. 2 Asberg/Raic (FSU) d. Kaftalovich/Perovic (Jacksonville) 8-0

No. 3 Balbuena/Weber (FSU) d. Dallman/Kennedy (Jacksonville) 8-2

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