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Women’s Tennis Host Spring Invitational

Jan. 19, 2007


Tallahassee, Fla. – The 2007 Florida State season begins this weekend, January 20-21, hosting a four team tournament. Northwestern, Penn State and Jacksonville, along with Florida State, will play at the Scott Speicher Tennis Court beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.

In singles round one Florida State will face Jacksonville as No. 58 freshman Lauren Macfarlane (Ogden, Utah) will face Emese Sulyos. Junior Carolin Walter (Bingen, Germany) faces Tatiana Soldatova and senior Nicola Slater (Ayr, Scotland) takes on Lena Willi. Freshman Jessica Wente (Whitehouse, Tex.) battles Iva Jaresova with senior Miranda Foley (Cambridge, England) facing Fernanda Carrero. Sophomore Tapiwa Marobela (Gaborone, Botswana) takes on Cristina Paiva-Flor.

Singles round two features FSU taking on Northwestern. Macfarlane faces Georgia Rose while Walter takes on Samantha Murray. Slater vies Suzie Matzenauer and Wente battle Lauren Lui. Foley and Marobela will take on Alexis Prousis and Nazlie Ghazal, respectively.

No. 27 Macfarlane/Slater, Foley/Wente and Marobela/Walter will face Penn State in doubles round one.

When Penn State head coach Buffy Baker rolls into town this weekend, she will know her way around Florida State. Baker played from 1988-91 at Florida State and was teammates with current FSU head coach Jennifer Hyde in 1991. Baker was inducted to the FSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1997 and was the Metro Conference Player of the Year in 1991.

Admission to the tournament is free and begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Saturday, January 20

Doubles Round 1

1. Lauren Macfarlane/Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Jenny Shular/Katelyn BeVard (PSU)
2. Miranda Foley/ Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Lauren McCarthy/Sasha Abraham (PSU)
3. Tapiwa Marobela/Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Sarah Lotto/Andreea Niculescu (PSU)
4. vs. ******

1. Emese Sulyos/Iva Jaresova (JAX) vs. Keri Robison/ Alexis Prousis (NW)
2. Fernanda Carrero/Lena Willi (JAX) vs. Suzie Matzenauer/Georgia Rose (NW)
3. Tatiana Soldatova/ Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) vs. Samantha Murray/Alexis Conill (NW)
4. **** vs. Lauren Lui/Nazlie Ghazal (NW)

Singles Round 1

1. Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) vs. Emese Sulyos (JAX)
2. Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Tatiana Soldatova (JAX)
3. Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Lena Willi (JAX)
4. Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Iva Jaresova (JAX)
5. Miranda Foley (FSU) vs. Fernanda Carrero (JAX)
6. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) vs. Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX)

1. Georgia Rose (NW) vs. Sasha Abraham (PSU)
2. Samantha Murray (NW) vs. Katelyn BeVard (PSU)
3. Suzie Matzenauer (NW) vs. Jenny Shular (PSU)
4. Lauren Lui (NW) vs. Andreea Niculescu (PSU)
5. Alexis Prousis (NW) vs. Lauren McCarthy (PSU)
6. Nazlie Ghazal (NW) vs. Dorothy Dohanics (PSU)
7. Alexis Conill (NW) vs. Leyla Morzan (PSU)
8. Jennifer Taylor (NW) vs. Sarah Lotto (PSU)

Singles Round 2

1. Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) vs. Georgia Rose (NW)
2. Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Samantha Murray (NW)
3. Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Suzie Matzenauer (NW)
4. Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Lauren Lui (NW)
5. Miranda Foley (FSU) vs. Alexis Prousis (NW)
6. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) vs. Nazlie Ghazal (NW)
7. *** vs. Alexis Conill (NW)
8. *** vs. Jennifer Taylor (NW)

1. Katelyn BeVard (PSU) vs. Emese Sulyos (JAX)
2. Jenny Shular (PSU) vs. Tatiana Soldatova (JAX)
3. Andreea Niculescu (PSU) vs. Lena Willi (JAX)
4. Lauren McCarthy (PSU) vs. Iva Jaresova (JAX)
5. Dorothy Dohanics (PSU) vs. Fernanda Carrero (JAX)
6. Leyla Morzan (PSU) vs. Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX)
7. Sarah Lotto (PSU) vs. ***

Sunday, January 21

Doubles Round 2

1. Lauren Macfarlane/Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Emese Sulyos/Iva Jaresova (JAX)
2. Miranda Foley/ Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Fernanda Carrero/Lena Willi (JAX)
3. Tapiwa Marobela/Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Tatiana Soldatova/ Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX)

1. PSU vs. Keri Robison/ Alexis Prousis (NW)
2. PSU vs. Suzie Matzenauer/Georgia Rose (NW)
3. PSU vs. Samantha Murray/Alexis Conill (NW)
4. PSU vs. Lui/Ghazal (NW)

Doubles Round 3

1. Lauren Macfarlane/Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Keri Robison/ Alexis Prousis (NW)
2. Miranda Foley/ Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Suzie Matzenauer/Georgia Rose (NW)
3. Tapiwa Marobela/Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Samantha Murray/Alexis Conill (NW)
4. *** vs. Lui/Ghazal (NW)

1. Emese Sulyos/Iva Jaresova (JAX) vs. PSU
2. Fernanda Carrero/Lena Willi (JAX) vs. PSU
3. Tatiana Soldatova/ Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) vs. PSU
4. *** vs. PSU


Singles Round 3

1. Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) vs. Sasha Abraham (PSU)
2. Carolin Walter (FSU) vs. Katelyn BeVard (PSU)
3. Nicola Slater (FSU) vs. Jenny Shular (PSU)
4. Jessica Wente (FSU) vs. Andreea Niculescu (PSU)
5. Miranda Foley (FSU) vs. Lauren McCarthy (PSU)
6. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) vs. Dorothy Dohanics (PSU)

1. Emese Sulyos (JAX) vs. Georgia Rose (NW)
2. Tatiana Soldatova (JAX) vs. Samantha Murray (NW)
3. Lena Willi (JAX) vs. Suzie Matzenauer (NW)
4. Iva Jaresova (JAX) vs. Lauren Lui (NW)
5. Fernanda Carrero (JAX) vs. Alexis Prousis (NW)
6. Cristina Paiva-Flor (JAX) vs. Nazlie Ghazal (NW)
7. *** vs. Alexis Conill (NW)
8. *** vs. Jennifer Taylor (NW)

Point System:
Singles Doubles
Win at No. 1 position – 8 points Win at No. 1 position – 4 points
Win at No. 2 position – 7 points Win at No. 2 position – 3 points
Win at No. 3 position – 6 points Win at No. 3 position – 2 points
Win at No. 4 position – 5 points Win at No. 4 position – 1 point
Win at No. 5 position – 4 points
Win at No. 6 position – 3 points
Win at No. 7 position – 2 points
Win at No. 8 position – 1 points

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