May 13, 2007 - by
No. 17 Florida State Falls To No. 12 UCLA In Second Round Of NCAA Tournament 4-2

May 13, 2007


Los Angeles -The No. 17 Florida State (16-8, 8-5 ACC) women’s tennis team fell to No. 12 UCLA 4-2 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Today’s match, Sunday, May 13, took place at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. This was the first time the Seminoles have faced UCLA.

In doubles play, No. 16 senior Nicola Slater (Ayr, Scotland) and junior Carolin Walter (Bingen, Germany) defeated No. 19 Yasmin Schnack and Riza Zalameda 8-6. UCLA won the other two matches 8-3 to clinch the doubles point.

In singles action, No. 102 Slater came up with a strong upset over No. 15 Riza Zalameda on court one. Walter came from behind with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory over No. 107 Ashley Joelson on court two.

Senior Miranda Foley (Cambridge, England) and junior Tapiwa Marobela (Gaborone, Botswana) fell to their opponents 7-6, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-2, respectively. Sophomore Ania Rynarzewska was facing No. 56 Yasmin Schnack and came up short losing 2-6, 6-4, 3-6. No. 59 freshman Lauren Macfarlane (Ogden, Utah) was ahead 7-5, 3-6, 3-1 when the match was suspended.

The Seminoles concluded their season 16-8, 8-5 in the ACC. Doubles partners Slater and Walter will compete in doubles competition in two weeks for the NCAA Individual Tournament. Macfarlane will participate as an alternative in singles competition.

Match Results
No. 17 Florida State 2, No. 12 UCLA 4

Doubles:
1. No.16 Nicola Slater/Carolin Walter (FSU) def. Yasmin Schnack/Riza Zalameda (UCLA) 8-6
2. No. 53 Ashley Joelson/Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Lauren Macfarlane/Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) 8-3
3. No. 41 Elizabeth Lumpkin/Stephanie Wetmore (UCLA) def. Miranda Foley/Jessica Wente (FSU) 8-3
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles:
1. No. 102 Nicola Slater (FSU) def. No. 15 Riza Zalamed (UCLA) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
2. No. 59 Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) vs. No. 40 Tracy Lin (UCLA) 7-5, 3-6, 3-1 DNF
3. No. 56 Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Ania Rynarzewska (FSU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
4. No. 107 Carolin Walter (FSU) def. Ashley Joelson (UCLA) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
5. Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Miranda Foley (FSU) 7-6, 6-1
Order of finish: 5, 4, 6, 1, 3

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