Men's and women's tennis capture top team awards.
Sargeant Set for US Open Qualifier
The No.32 Florida State women's tennis team defeated No. 68 Virginia Tech today, 4-1
The No.32 Florida State women's tennis fell to No. 17 Virginia, 4-0
The No.32 Florida State women's tennis travels to Virginia and Virginia Tech to close out the regular season. Photos taken by Perrone Ford.
Spring: Became the fifth woman in FSU history to win 30 singles matches in a single season...went 30-5 for the year...clinched the match against No.13 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals from court four with a 7-6, 4-6, 7-5 win over Xi Li after being down 4-1 in the third set...notched her highest ranked win over No.42 Caroline Price of UNC 6-4, 2-6, 6-4...went on a 12-match winning streak to start the spring season...worked mostly from court four where she recorded a showing of 16-1 in singles...worked well with Mia Vriens in doubles from court two where the duo posted an eight-match winning streak during the season...the pair were 17-7 on the year...played her way into the finals of the State of Florida Championships...was given the Golden Nole Award...appeared in three ITA singles polls this year where she was listed at No.100, No.110 and No.120.
Fall: In just her second fall season Sargeant went 7-2 in singles...finished out the fall season with an appearance in the finals of the State of Florida Championships in November in Tampa, Fla...played in the qualifying rounds of the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships in doubles with Francesca Segarelli...posted a doubles record of 4-5 for the fall.
Fall:Sat out the fall season due to injury.
Spring: Primarily working out of court six, Sargent rolled to a record of 16-6 over the spring season in singles...in doubles, Sargeant was 12-11 in the spring...was named an ITA Scholar Athlete...listed on the All-ACC Academic team for the year.
Singles: After sitting out the fall and parts of the spring season, Sargaent finished the season strong as she was 12-6 in singles...defeated Marica Fuccillo 7-5, 6-2 after dropping a match to her just a month earlier in the victory over No. 11 Virginia during the second round of the ACC Championships...clinched the match-winning point in the victory over Wake Forest by defeating Brigita Bercyte 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the ACC Championships...during the win against the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils she clinched the fourth and final point needed for the victory by defeating Duke's No. 79 nationally ranked Mary Clayton 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 and later earned ACC Performer of the week for her efforts. Doubles: Took the court with Katie Rybakova for 17 of her 19 doubles matches en route to a overall 12-7 record...went 3-0 in the ACC tournament with wins over teams from Wake Forest, Duke and North Carolina, while closing out the season on a five match winning streak.
Singles: Achieved a national ranking as high as No. 115 during the spring season...posted a notable 2-1 record at NCAA Championship that included victories over Victoria Krook of UNF 6-4, 6-0 and Miljana Jocic of the University of South Carolina 6-3, 6-2...clinched the match against No. 10 Tennessee at the ITA Indoor Championships with a win over Jennifer Meredith 2-6, 6-2, 6-1...defeated No. 125 Alexis Brown of FAMU at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Championship 6-0, 6-0...went undefeated at the Seminole Quad Tournament during fall with a 3-0 record...overall singles record of 16-17 (6-3 fall and 10-14 spring). Doubles: Posted a record of 10-2 with partner Rybakova in the spring on court three...went on a six match winning streak with various partners...undefeated at NCAA Championships alongside Rybakova against Holton Krook of UNF (8-0), Pereira/Saari-Bystron of USC (8-1), and De Bruycker/Friend of UNC (8-2)...posted a 2-1 record at Furman Fall Classic with Sucupira...went 2-1 at Seminole Quad Tournament with Federica Seuss...went 2-1 in the fall and 3-4 spring with partner Sucupira on court three...record of 3-1 in fall with partner Federica Seuss...overall doubles record of 18-11 (5-3 fall and 13-8 spring).
Personal: Born December 10, 1989...majoring in sports management...daughter of Roy and Louise Sargeant.