TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s women’s tennis’s No. 1 doubles pairing of Petra Hule and Victoria Allen earned ITA All-American honors on Tuesday for their 12-3 performance during the 2020 season. They are one of 10 pairs selected as All-Americans.
“I am so proud of Pep and Vic in earning All-American honors,” said head coach Jennifer Hyde. “It was a hard road for this season for them to get there, but they played tennis at the highest level possible. It is so great to see them get the recognition they deserve.”
With their ITA doubles All-American honor, Hule and Allen become the fifth and sixth All-Americans in program history and second doubles pair to earn such award.
The pair finished the season ranked No. 11 in the nation and helped guide the Seminoles to a program high ranking when Florida State got ranked No. 2 on February 18. The Seminoles finished the season ranked No. 2.
Hule and Allen played 13 of their matches on court one and two matches on court two, finishing with a 12-3 overall record. They finished with a 10-3 record on court one and a perfect 2-0 record on court two. They earned five wins against ranked teams and five wins over ranked pairs.
The pair had wins on court one against No. 15 UCF, No. 22 Georgia Tech, No. 1 North Carolina, No. 5 Ohio State and No. 10 Virginia. They defeated two top-5 teams in No. 3 Marie Mattel and Rebeka Stolmar (UCF) and No. 4 Sara Daavettila and Alexa Graham (UNC). The duo also earned wins over No. 37 Kenya Jone and Victoria Flores (GT), No. 47 Jayci Goldsmith and Tatiana Makarova (TAMU) and No. 51 Amber O’Dell and Chloe Gullickson (UVA).
“This is fuel added to the fire for next season for them and for the program,” said Hyde. “We are so proud of their effort and how they represent the best of Florida State athletics.”
Hule and Allen finished the season with a perfect 4-0 record in the ACC with two wins over ranked pairs.
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Haley Giavara, California
Kelly Chen, Duke
Katarina Kozarov, Furman
Katarina Jokic, Georgia
Kenya Jones, Georgia Tech
Estela Perez-Somarriba, Miami (FL)
Alexa Graham, North Carolina
Sara Daavettila, North Carolina
Cameron Morra, North Carolina
Shiori Fukuda, Ohio State
Iuliia Bryzgalova, Penn
Ashley Lahey, Pepperdine
Mariia Kozyreva, St. Mary’s (CA)
Michaela Gordon, Stanford
Bianca Turati, Texas
Anna Turati, Texas
Abigail Forbes, UCLA
Elysia Bolton, UCLA
Jada Hart, UCLA
Natasha Subhash, Virginia
Petra Hule & Victoria Allen, Florida State
Eleni Christofi & Vivian Wolff, Georgia
Victoria Flores & Kenya Jones, Georgia Tech
Alana Smith & Anna Rogers, NC State
Sara Daavettila & Alexa Graham, North Carolina
Ayumi Miyamoto & Lisa Marie Rioux, Oklahoma State
Rebeka Stolmar & Marie Mattel, UCF
Elysia Bolton & Jada Hart, UCLA
Eliza Omirou & Mary Caroline Meredith, Wake Forest
Jessie Gong & Samantha Martinelli, Yale