March 22, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In late results from Sunday, the FSU women’s tennis
team won all nine matches yesterday against Maryland. Florida State handed
the Terrapins their first loss of the ACC season. FSU improved its record
to 15-3 overall and 2-0 in the ACC. Maryland drops to 0-1 in the ACC and
Florida State Head Coach Lise Gregory was pleased with the team’s victory,
it was a good win for us, Maryland is a good team, to not drop a set
against them is big.
The Seminoles did not drop a set all day, the closest match all afternoon
was at No.1 singles were FSU freshman Alida Gallovits defeated Maryland’s
Meg Griffin, 6-2, 7-5. Junior Ali Weber was perfect at No.6 singles for
FSU, shutting out Maryland’s Adrienne Pavelko, 6-0, 6-0.
Junior Kia Asberg and freshman Marina Raic extended their winning streaks
to 12 matches apiece. Asberg improved her dual match record to 17-1, while
Raic jumped to 16-2. Other winners for FSU were freshman Jessica Balbuena
at No.4 and sophomore Nanette Duxin at No.2.
FSU got a big win at No.1 doubles were Gallovits and Duxin teamed to upset
Lorraine Bittles and Meg Griffin the eleventh ranked team in the country.
Gallovits and Duxin won 8-4 to improve their overall record to 10-3
#35 Florida State 9
No.1 Alida Gallovits (FSU) d. Meg Griffin (MD) 6-2, 7-5
No.2 Nanette Duxin (FSU) d. Stacy Walkowitz (MD) 6-1, 6-2
No.3 Marina Raic (FSU) d. Lorraine Bittles (MD) 6-2, 6-4
No.4 Jessica Balbuena (FSU) d. Thea Ivanisevic (MD) 6-3, 7-5
No.5 Kia Asberg (FSU) d. Courtney Perkins (MD) 6-4, 6-3
No.6 Ali Weber (FSU) d. Adrienne Pavelko (MD) 6-0, 6-0
No.1 Gallovits/Duxin (FSU) d. Griffin/Bittles (MD) 8-4
No.2 Balbuena/Raic (FSU) d. Walkowitz/Terrill (MD) def.
No.3 Thompson/Weber (FSU) d. Perkins/Pavelko (MD) 8-4