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  Daneika Borthwick
Daneika Borthwick


Cumbria, England

High School:
Nelson Thomlinson School




2013-14 FSU Women's Tennis Review

A look back on the highlights of the recent season for Florida State women's tennis.


Cartwright and Borthwick Named to ACC All-Academic Team

The pair of Seminoles are honored for their work in the classroom during the 2013-14 season.


Seminoles Fall to Top-Seeded Georgia

The No. 37 Seminoles are eliminated from the NCAA Championships by No. 1 Georgia by a score of 4-0 on May 10.


Borthwick's Thriller Lifts FSU Into NCAA Second Round

The No. 37 Seminoles defeated No. 27 Arizona 4-3 in the first round of the NCAA Championships.


Borthwick and Cartwright Selected for NCAAs

The doubles team will participate in the 2014 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships.

Junior 2013-14:
Spring: Earned All-ACC Third Team honors with a 15-10 singles record, including three wins over ranked opponents...finished the season with a 14-6 mark in doubles, including a 13-5 record with partner Kerrie Cartwright as they defeated three ranked pairs and qualified for the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championships...won nine doubles matches in a row from March 17 to May 9 with victories over Clemson's No. 26 Yana Koroleva/Beatrice Gumulya (8-5) and Virginia's No. 11 Julia Elbaba/Rachel Pierson (8-6)...Borthwick and Cartwright were ranked as high as No. 30 in the ITA before ending the season at No. 32...recorded three separate win streaks of at least three matches - Jan. 31 to Feb. 8, March 2 to March 9 and April 13 to April 24...had eight singles wins on court one and seven wins on court two...her most memorable singles win came on court two as her 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 victory over No. 1-6 Kim Stubbe of Arizona clinched the Seminoles' upset victory over the No. 27 Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA Team Championships.

Fall: Ranked No. 46 during the fall and posted a 5-4 singles record, including a 2-1 record over ranked opponents...finished with a 2-4 mark in doubles...played in the qualifying draw of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships and defeated No. 66 Sarah Pham of Utah in three sets, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4...was ultimately eliminated by No. 43 Yang Pang of Arkansas, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5...competed well at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney, reaching the quarterfinals by defeating Texas A&M's Paula Deheza and Florida's Stefani Stojic.

Sophomore 2012-13:
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 16-18 in doubles...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.

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 sport management.

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