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No. 10 Miami Blanks Florida State
Freshman Lisa Nystrom Skold

Freshman Lisa Nystrom Skold

March 3, 2006

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida State women's tennis team (7-4, 0-1 ACC) dropped consecutive matches for the first time this season after falling 7-0 to No. 10 Miami (7-3, 1-0) in both teams' Atlantic Coast Conference opener.

Miami got on the board first with victories at Nos. 1-3. At center court, Melissa Applebaum and Audra Cohen defeated freshmen Suzanna Mansour and Ania Rynarzewska 8-1 and Audrey Banada and Monika Dancevic upended Tapiwa Marobela and Nicola Slater 8-1 at No. 2 doubles. At the third spot, Caren Sennauth and Patricia Starzyk beat the Seminole pair of Alina Mihailescu and Lisa Nystrom-Skold, 8-3.

In singles action, Cohen defeated Rynarzewska 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 and Dancevic upended Marobela 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) at the second slot. In the third position Applebaum took care of Slater 6-1, 6-2 and Mansour fell to Banada 6-1, 6-4 at No. 4. Starzyk beat Mihailescu 6-7, 6-1 (10-4) at the fifth position and Nystrom-Skold put up a tough fight at No. 6 singles but eventually fell to Seenauth 6-2, 5-6, 1-0 (12-10).

Florida State will travel to Boston College on March 10 at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL SCORE:  Miami 7, Florida State 0

 

 

Doubles

  1. Applebaum/Cohen (UM) def. Mansour/Rynarzewska (FSU) 8-1
  2. Banada/Dancevic (UM) def. Marobela/Slater (FSU) 8-1
  3. Seenauth/Starzyk (UM) def. Mihailescu/Nystrom-Skold (FSU) 8-3

Order: 2, 1, 3

 

 

Singles

  1. Audra Cohen (UM) def. Ania Rynarzewska (FSU) 6-3, 6-3
  2. Monika Dancevic (UM) def. Tapiwa Marobela (FSU) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)
  3. Melissa Applebaum (UM) def. Nicola Slater (FSU) 6-1, 6-2
  4. Audrey Banada (UM) def. Suzanna Mansour (FSU) 6-1, 6-4
  5. Patricia Starzyk (UM) def. Alina Mihailescu (FSU) 6-7, 6-1 (10-4)
  6. Caren Seenauth (UM) def. Lisa Nystrom-Skold (FSU) 6-2, 5-6, 1-0 (12-10)

Order: 3, 1, 4, 2, 6, 5

 

 

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