March 12, 2006
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The No. 68th-ranked Florida State women’s tennis team competed hard against No. 28 Maryland but eventually found itself on the short end of a 4-3 decision Sunday afternoon at The Tennis Center at College Park. FSU fell to 8-5 on the season and 1-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Terrapins improved to 9-5 overall and 2-1 in league action.
Maryland won the doubles point with victories at all three courts for the first team point of the day.
The Seminoles went with a slightly different lineup in singles action and found success at Nos. 3, 4, and 5.
Sophomore Tapiwa Marobela defeated Veronika Subertova in three sets by scores of 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, and junior Nicola Slater improved her winning streak with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory against Neda Mihneva. FSU picked up its third point from freshman Suzanna Mansour who overpowered Jennifer Dent 2-6, 7-5, 6-3.
The Seminoles will return home for a match against ACC foe North Carolina on Wednesday at 2pm. All matches at The Scott Speicher Tennis Center are free of charge.
1. Ramona But (
4. Neda Mihneva, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
5. Jennifer Dent, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
6. Michal Amir (
1. But/Baker (
2. Amir/Dent (
3. Julia Graca/Mihneva (