Jacksonville, Fla. (Tallahassee, Fla.) – Coming off a neutral-site split between No. 29 Mississippi State and No. 67 Portland last weekend, the 36th-ranked Seminole women’s tennis team is back on the road Saturday in a double-header against South Carolina State and North Florida in Jacksonville.The match against South Carolina State will begin at 9:00 a.m., while the North Florida match will be played at 4:00 p.m. Both matches will be played at the UNF Tennis Complex.
Florida State (3-1) is led by senior Daneika Borthwick and sophomore Gabriella Castaneda at the top of the lineup. Both players are 2-1 on the season, with Castaneda clinching Saturday’s match against Portland at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Durham, N.C. Borthwick also pairs with fellow senior Yukako Noi to form the 41st-ranked doubles pair in the country and the pair are 3-0 on the year.
Saturday’s matches will be the first of the season for North Florida. The Seminoles are 8-1 all-time against the Osprey’s, most recently shutting out UNF 4-0 in 2014.
South Carolina State lost its season opener Tuesday, 5-2 at Georgia Southern, and enter the match against FSU 0-1 on the year. The Bulldogs and Seminoles have never played.
To keep up with the women’s tennis team throughout the season, check Seminoles.com for the latest results and scheduling information, or keep up with the team on social media through Twitter (@FSU_WTennis), Facebook (http://seminolesweb-8b76.kxcdn.com/FSU.WTennis), and Instagram (@FSU_WTennis).