ACC Player of the Week – Feb. 6, 2017
Started the season 9-0, with five of those wins at the No. 6 court… clinched the doubles point with a win over Utah’s 60th ranked doubles pair of Brianna Turley and Margo Pletcher, and was the first one off in singles against Utah (Jan. 12)…defeated Victoria Robertson on court six 6-1, 6-2…finished her week in Hawai’i going 2-0 in singles and doubles in the Rainbow Wahine Invitational (Jan. 13-14)…earned Florida State’s first only point against Illinois (Jan. 21) with a 7-5, 7-5 win on court five… along with partner Petra Hule, defeated No. 2 Vanderbilt’s top doubles pair 7-6 (5) to help Florida State secure the doubles point (Jan. 27)…clinched the match against No. 3 Florida on court six 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 during the College MatchDay event held at the USTA National Center, live on the tennis channel (Feb. 3)…earned ACC Player of the Week for clinching the match against Florida…clinched yet another match against FAU with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 comeback win on court six (Feb. 10)…went 1-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles during military appreciation weekend against Air Force and Georgia Southern (Feb. 17)…Earned a straight-set win on court six against No. 12/6 Georgia Tech in her first ACC match of the season (Feb. 25)…improved to 8-0 after two ACC matches against No. 31 Clemson (Mar. 2) and Pittsburgh (Mar. 4) in three sets on court six…was the first singles point against No. 42 Miami (Mar. 9) after winning 6-1, 6-1 on court six…took down Hannah Zhao of Duke on court six in three sets for the Seminoles’ only win against No. 4 Duke (Mar. 29)…Improved to 12-3 in singles with her tenth win on court six against No. 18 Virginia (Mar. 31)…improved to 14-3 on the season with two wins on court six against No. 25 Syracuse and Boston College (Apr. 6-8)…won her sixth straight match on her way to a 4-6, 6-2, 10-6 win over Virginia Tech on court six (Apr. 13)…clinched the match against Notre Dame with a 6-2, 6-4 win on court six (Apr. 20)…won 6-3, 6-2 on court six against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament second round (Apr. 26)…defeated North Florida 6-1, 6-1 on court one in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (May 11)…clinched her seventh match of the season to advance the team to the Sweet 16 with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-4 win on court six against Florida (May 12)…
Finished the fall with a 6-6 singles record and an 11-2 doubles record…was a part of the Seminoles best doubles team in the fall with partner Petra Hule (11-2)…went 1-2 in singles at the Furman Fall Classic and 2-1 in doubles including an 8-1 victory over Danielle Wolf and Andrea Ballinger of Ohio State and an 8-5 win over Chandler Carter and Courtney Meredith of Wake Forest in the fifth-place match…won the fifth-place match and went 2-1 in the Northwestern Wildcat Invitational with a 1-6, 6-0, 6-0 win over Mariya Kostyuk of Chicago State…earned a Garnet doubles bracket championship with Hule, the pair went 4-0 including a 6-3 win over Frey and Varon of Pitt…won one singles match and two doubles matches at the ITA Southeast regional…made it to the final of the Seminole singles bracket at the FSU All-Conference Showdown…won the top doubles bracket with an 8-6 win in the finals against Dzenga and Klaric of USF.
Second on the team with 13 singles victories in first spring season…showed well at the five and six spots in the lineup, while starting at court one singles alongside Julia Mikulski…won six straight matches down the stretch to help the Seminoles make a run into the NCAA Championship…also earned win against No. 26 NC State…ended regular season with win over Virginia Tech…in ACC Championship rematch with No. 42 Virginia, clinched win and team’s NCAA bid with three set victory over Teodora Radosavljevic to seal the 4-2 triumph… at court one doubles with Mikulski, led FSU to school-record 20 team doubles points…in final weekend of regular season, defeated No. 33 Chloe Gullickson/Cassie Mercer of No. 43 Virginia 6-4 and No. 61 Caroline Daxhelet/Francesca Fusinato of Virginia Tech 6-2…finished strong in the NCAA Championship, defeating Arizona State’s No. 68 Nicole Fossa-Huergo/Alexandra Osborne 7-6(1) and earned a career best win over Auburn’s No. 14 Alizee Michaud/Taylor Russo 7-6(6) to help secure the doubles point…also posted wins against No. 21 Miami, No. 26 NC State, Pitt, and No. 28 Notre Dame in conference…ranked an impressive No. 65 nationally in the final ITA doubles rankings
Joined the team in fall and immediately contributed…earned four singles and four doubles wins in the fall…won a match against Tennessee at the Furman Classic…won all three matches to capture the “Garnet” flight of the Seminole All-Conference Showdown…also won both doubles matches with Nandini Das…added wins with Ariana Rahmanparast at the ITA Regional and with Daniela Schippers at Furman
Career-high ranking of 280 in ITF Juniors…champion of 2015 XXI International Junior de Leiria ITF Title in Portugal and doubles Champion at the same ITF tournament in 2014… reached three other doubles ITF Semifinals, including the Vall de Uxo, Spain ITF in 2014…also reached the Quarterfinals of the National Spanish Championships in 2015…ranked as high as No. 32 in the National Spanish Open Women’s rankings
Started playing tennis at the age of seven… also played soccer when she was younger…majoring in dietetics…has one sister who is five years younger…daughter of Jose Luis Garcia and Maria Luz Fernandez…born May 24, 1998