TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State women’s tennis team placed six student-athletes on the All-ACC Academic team, leading all schools in the conference.
Andrea Garcia, Petra Hule, Ariana Rahmanparast and Carla Touly earned the honor for the second straight year, while it is the first time on the team for Ana Oparenovic and Emmanuelle Salas.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of class, must have earned a 3.00-grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.
Andrea Garcia went 11-5 in singles and 19-6 in doubles throughout the spring. She went 7-1 in the ACC with wins over Miami, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, NC State and Virginia. Garcia earned a 3.250 GPA in Dietetics this season.
Petra Hule finished the spring with a 9-5 singles record and a 16-7 doubles record. She earned big wins over No. 31 Georgia Tech’s Victoria Flores, No. 42 Notre Dame’s Rachel Chong and No. 3 Duke’s Kaitlyn McCarthy. She earned a 3.875 in Editing, Writing and Media.
Ariana Rahmanparast finished off her senior season with a 13-5 singles record and a 15-5 doubles record. She finished her career with 152 overall wins, good for 10th all-time at Florida State. Rahmanparast earned a 3.667 GPA in Sport Management.
Carla Touly was a consistent force for FSU at the top of the lineup with a 13-9 record in singles and 10 wins over ranked opponents. Touly also went 16-6 in doubles, earning herself second-team All-ACC honors and a spot in the NCAA Singles Championship. Touly earned a 3.792 GPA in Media Communication Studies.
Ana Oparenovic made an immediate impact in her first and only season on campus after transferring in from Arkansas. She went 14-9 in singles and 16-9 in doubles, earning her third-team All-ACC honors. Oparenovic was also named the ITA Southeast Region Player of the Year. She earned a 3.885 GPA in Psychology.
Emmanuelle Salas also made an impact for the Noles in her first season of competition. She went 17-5 in singles and 14-8 in doubles earning herself second-team All-ACC honors. She also earned a spot in the NCAA Doubles Championship with Oparenovic. Salas earned a 3.938 GPA in Management.
2019 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team
Natasha Irani, Boston College, So.
Laura Lopez, Boston College, Fr.
Meible Chi, Duke, Jr.
Maria Mateas, Duke, Fr.
Kaitlyn McCarthy, Duke, Sr.
Andrea Garcia, Florida State, Jr.
Petra Hule, Florida State, So.
Ana Oparenovic, Florida State, Sr.
Ariana Rahmanparast, Florida State, Sr.
Emmanuelle Salas, Florida State, So.
Carla Touly, Florida State, Jr.
Jeanette Lin, Georgia Tech, Fr.
Daevenia Achong, Miami, Fr.
Ana Madcur, Miami, Sr.
Lucia Marzal, Miami, Fr.
Daniella Roldan, Miami, Sr.
Estela Perez-Somarriba, Miami, Jr.
Jessica Aney, North Carolina, Sr.
Sara Daavettila, North Carolina, Jr.
Makenna Jones, North Carolina, Jr.
Bianca Moldovan, NC State, Sr.
Amanda Rebol, NC State, Sr.
Cameron Corse, Notre Dame, So.
Zoe Spence, Notre Dame, Jr.
Gabriela Knutson, Syracuse, Sr.
Miranda Ramirez, Syracuse, Jr.
Meghan Kelley, Virginia, Sr.
Sofia Munera, Virginia, Fr.
Samantha Gillas, Virginia Tech, Fr.
Natalie Novotna, Virginia Tech, Jr.
Anna Brylin, Wake Forest, Fr.
Chandler Carter, Wake Forest, Jr.
Emma Davis, Wake Forest, Sr.
Eliza Omirou, Wake Forest, So.