The No. 42 Seminoles defeat No. 64 Syracuse by a score of 4-1 in the second round of the ACC Championships
Juniors Kerrie Cartwright and Daneika Borthwick earned year-end conference honors on Wednesday.
No. 42 Florida State will take on Syracuse at 9:00 a.m. on April 24 at the Cary Tennis Park.
The No. 44 Seminoles defeated No. 60 Virginia Tech, 4-0, to close out the regular season.
No. 44 Florida State falls to No. 9 Virginia, 4-0, at the Indoor Tennis Facility on April 18.
Spring: Played most of her matches on court one...was named to the All-ACC team in 2013...played 26 singles matches against ranked players and posted an 18-18 record overall...was named ACC Player of the Week after FSU's wins against USF's Katie Vasenina (No.35) 6-4, 6-4 and Miami's Kelsey Laurente (No.52) 7-5, 4-6, 7-6...the win over Laurente lifted the Seminoles to a 4-3 victory over the Hurricanes - the fifth in program history...was 17-17 in doubles this season...while paired with Francesca Segarelli the duo defeated the No.52 pair of Caroline Price and Whitney Kay of UNC 8-4...was ranked in every single ITA poll in 2013 and peaked at No. 31 before finishing out the season at the NCAA Championships at No.62.
Fall: Without even playing a match as a Seminole, Borthwick was selected to play in the prequalifying rounds of the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships in singles and doubles...made her FSU debut by defeating No. 18 Brynn Boren of Tennessee at the Furman Fall Classic...defeated two more ranked opponents in No. 86 Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA and No. 49 Alex Cercone of Florida...rated the ninth-best newcomer according to the ITA...finished the fall with a 9-4 showing in singles while going 6-4 in doubles.
Freshman 2011-12: Sat out the season.
High School- In 2011, qualified for the Junior Championships at Wimbledon, advancing into the third round...was a member of the U-18 Great Britain team for the Moreen Conally competition, which is set up as Great Britain vs. the U-18 American team...represented Great Britain during the U-16 IC tournament...Borthwick attended the Nelson Thomlinson School where she played netball, hockey, cross country and participated in athletics in addition to tennis.
Personal: Born May 14, 1993...daughter of Tom and Linda Borthwick...father Tom played semi-pro rugby and is now a coach for Tynedale in National division 1 and also served as a coach for England Counties on their tours from 2000-2002 and 2009-2010...majoring in sports management.