Aug. 18, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nanette Duxin, Ali Weber and Kia Asberg, three members of the 1999-2000 Florida State women’s tennis team, were named Scholar-Athlete All-American by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, the govering body of collegiate tennis. To add to the 2000 squad’s accolades, the team earned the honor of All-Academic Team, with an impressive 3.761 team-GPA.
“It’s really nice to see the girls get recognition for all their hard work,” FSU head coach Lise Gregory said. “They do a fantastic job of balancing the responsibilities of being a student-athlete. “They’re part of a top 20 team, they’re obviously excellent students, they do a lot of volunteer work and they still manage to enjoy college life. I admire what they have accomplished and am proud to be their coach.”
Duxin, a native of Montevido, Uruguay, went 17-16 in the 1999-2000 season and stands as the only returning Lady Seminole to garner Scholar-Athlete All-America honors. She added a 14-11 record in duals and spent most of her time playing in the No. 2 position, picking up a 14-8 record. She had slightly less success at the No. 3 position where she went 0-3. Duxin is currently an International Business major.
Weber finished her career with FSU women’s tennis majoring in Public Relations. The Clermont, Fla., native played most of her season in 1999-2000 in the No. 6 position, picking up an 8-4 record. Weber added a 6-6 record in the No. 5 spot and an 0-1 record at No. 4 to bring her season total to 21-17. Weber completed her career with a 94-62 overall record.
Asberg, a Lysekil, Sweeden native, was the team leader in her final season with the Lady Noles. Her 29-8 singles record led the squad, as did her 20-5 doubles record. The psychology major had the most success at the No. 3 position, earing a 12-2 record. She added 2-1, 4-2, 1-0 and 1-0 records at the No. 2, 4, 5 and 6 positions, respectively. Asberg added a 6-2 ACC record to help her team to a 17-9 overall and a 4-4 ACC record.