Dec. 17, 2001
The Florida State Tennis Program places six individuals in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Fall 2001 Regional Rankings. The Women’s team, which competes in the South Region, had four individuals and two doubles teams in the rankings, while the Men’s team saw two individuals in the top ten and one doubles team ranked in the Mideast Region.
For the Women’s Tennis team, sophomore Anca Dumitrescu, led the team at ninth in the rankings, after finishing the Fall with a 7-3 record. Sophomore Christina Denny, freshman Lauren Walker, and senior Jessica Balbuena also garnered rankings for the Lady Seminoles Tennis team at 23rd, 29th, and 30th, respectively. While facing fall injuries Alida Gallovits teamed with Dumitrescu in doubles competition. The tandem finished the fall at 2-1 placing them sixth in the regional rankings, while the duo of Balbuena and Walker placed 12th.
Representing the Men’s team in the rankings was senior Xavier Luscan at third and sophomore Romain Jurd at sixth in the fall regional rankings. The doubles team of Alex Herrera and Jarrod Owen placed 14th in the rankings after finishing the fall season 4-1.
The Top 75 preseason team rankings will be published on Tuesday, January 8th.