April 13, 2007
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 14 Florida State (13-6, 6-4) had no problem shutting out Boston College on Friday the 13th. The Seminoles did not drop a match against the Eagles in their 7-0 blowout at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.
“Our team did enough to win,” stated assistant coach Oliver Foreman. “They didn’t play outside their bubble and play overly well. It gave all the girls a good opportunity to get confidence winning all of the singles and doubles matches.”
The Seminoles quickly took a lead against the Eagles winning all three of the doubles matches. Coming off the court first was freshman Lauren Macfarlane (Ogden, Utah) and junior Tapiwa Marobela (Gaborone, Botswana) who won 8-2 against Alina Sullivan and Lana Krasnopolsky.
Quickly following their steps was freshman Jessica Wente (Whitehouse, TX) and senior Miranda Foley (Cambridge, England) winning 8-2 against Brittany Delaney and Gia Nafarrete. No. 19 duo Senior Nicola Slater (Ayr, Scotland) and junior Carolin Walter (Bingen, Germany) faced Lauren Cash and Dasha Cherkasov and won 8-6 coming off the courts last.
In singles Marobela came off the court first with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Sarah Svoboda. Walter came off the court second against Sullivan winning 6-1, 6-3. Winning 6-3, 6-1, and coming off the court third, was Wente over Nafarrette.
Slater played on court one and won 7-5, 6-2 over Krasnopolsky coming off the court fourth. No. 102 sophomore Ania Rynarzewska (Inowroclaw, Poland) came off the court fifth with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Cash. The final match, which only took one hour and thirty minutes, was No. 99 Macfarlane defeating Cherkasov 6-1, 6-3.
No. 14 Florida State 7, Boston College 0
1. No. 19 Nicola Slater/Carolin Walter (FSU) def. Lauren Cash/Dasha Cherkasov (BC) 8-6
2. Lauren Macfarlane/Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) def. Alina Sullivan/Lana Krasnopolsky (BC) 8-2
3. Miranda Foley/Jessica Wente (FSU) def. Brittany Delaney/Gia Nafarrete (BC) 8-2
Order of finish: 2, 3, 1
1. Nicola Slater (FSU) def. Lana Krasnopolsky (BC) 7-5, 6-2
2. No. 99 Lauren Macfarlane (FSU) def. Dasha Cherkasov (BC) 6-1, 6-3
3. No. 102 Ania Rynarzewska (FSU) def. Lauren Cash (BC) 6-3, 6-2
4. Carolin Walter (FSU) def. Alina Sullivan (BC) 6-1, 6-3
5. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) def. Sarah Svoboda (BC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Jessica Wente (FSU) def. Gia Nafarrete (BC) 6-3, 6-1
Order of finish: 5, 4, 6, 1, 3, 2