March 27, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State women’s tennis team hosts North Carolina State in an important ACC matchup on Sunday at noon. The Seminoles, 2-6 last year in the ACC, are 2-1 in the ACC this year. FSU is led by junior Kia Asberg, 19-1 this season, and freshman Marina Raic, 18-2. Each of them has a 14-match winning streak going into Sunday’s match against the Wolfpack. Freshman Alida Gallovits is the team’s highest ranked player at #93 in the country. Gallovits and sophomore Nanette Duxin form FSU’s No.1 doubles team. On the season, FSU’s top duo is 10-5.
This is the first season since 1984 that the Seminoles have had over 15 wins. The Noles are 16-4 and have earned their highest national ranking in 18 years. 10 of the 20th-ranked Seminoles 16 wins have come at home, and with their final four ACC matches on the road, FSU could use home win #11 Sunday against N.C.State. All four of the Seminoles losses have come against top 25 teams, and three of those four losses have come by only one point. The Seminoles strength is in singles, were they have won 89 matches on the season, while losing only 33.
Seminole tennis action begins on Sunday at noon, at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.