Oct. 24, 2004
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The Florida State women’s tennis team ended its run at the 2004 NCAA South Region Championships on Sunday evening (October 24) in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Senior Mihaela Moldovan (Bucharest, Romania/Emil Racovita) made it to the final two in the singles A upper division while classmate Amberly Tantee (Dana Point, CA/Futures) and freshman Tapiwa Marobela (Garborone, Botswana/Clapham) lost in the semifinal in singles and doubles matches.
Moldovan bested the tenth seed in the singles A bracket, Georgia’s Natalie Frazier in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2. In the semifinals, Moldovan faced the number one seed, Miami’s Megan Bradley, losing a tough contest, 6-0, 6-2.
Tantee lost to fourth-seeded South Alabama’s Domonica Nemcovicova in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. Marobela lost to Renee Joseph from MSU 7-6, 6-2. Tantee then faced Nemcovicova for the second time in the doubles B bracket. Paired with Marobela, Tantee lost 8-3 to Nemcovicova and Slanic.
With the fall season in full stride, the Seminoles return home this weekend for the Lady Seminole Classic. The tournament will take place from October 29-31, 2004. For updated information and results, visit the official Florida State Athletics website, www.seminoles.com.