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  Daneika Borthwick
Daneika Borthwick


Cumbria, England

High School:
Nelson Thomlinson School




Seminoles Ready For Final Home Weekend

No. 44 Florida State wraps up the regular season with matches against Virginia and Virginia Tech on April 18 and 20, respectively.


Florida State Takes Two From Pitt and FAMU

In two matches on April 13, the No. 45 Seminoles posted wins over Pitt (5-2) and Florida A&M (4-1).


`Noles Fall to Miami, 6-1

Florida State drops a tight match to in-state rival Miami at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.


Florida State Hosts Miami and Pitt This Weekend

The No. 45 Seminoles take on No. 16 Miami on April 11 and have matches against Pitt and FAMU on April 13.


UNC Takes Down Florida State

No. 6 North Carolina proves to be too much as they take a 7-0 win over No. 38 Florida State.

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 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.

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