The Daily Sauce — Jan. 21, 2023: FSU Women’s Tennis Opens Season with Win Over FGCU
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The Daily Sauce — Jan. 21, 2023: FSU Women’s Tennis Opens Season with Win Over FGCU

It’s the weekend, Florida State fans.

As you get set to execute your weekend plans, see what’s in The Daily Sauce.

Lead Story

Another season is underway for Florida State athletics. FSU women’s tennis opened the 2023 season on Friday with a 6-1 win over Florida Gulf Coast.

After taking the doubles point, FSU won five of the six singles matches — all in straight sets. Mila Saric clinched the victory for the Seminoles with a 6-0, 7-6 win over FGCU’s Fanny Norin.

The lone win for the Eagles came from Isabella Colmenares. She defeated FSU’s Olympe Lancelot, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2. Also collecting wins for FSU were Anna Arkadianou, Vic Allen, Alice Amendola and Ellie Schoppe.

FSU is off to a 1-0 start for the 13th straight season. The Seminoles will remain home for Sunday duals against Mercer and Florida A&M.

Between the Lines for Jan. 20, 2023

Track and field: Vanderbilt Invitational (ESPN+)

Swimming and diving: Men – (16) FSU 118, Florida 179; Women – FSU 103, (7) Florida 191 (Ocala)

Women’s tennis: Florida Gulf Coast 1, FSU 6

On the Agenda for Jan. 21, 2023

Track and field at Vanderbilt Invitational (ESPN+)

Swimming and diving vs. Florida, 12 p.m. ET (Ocala, Diving Only)

Men’s tennis vs. Florida Atlantic, 1 p.m. ET

Men’s basketball at Pittsburgh, 3 p.m. ET (ACC Network)

Rolling News and Notes

FSU football tight end Camren McDonald will participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw and has more than 10 years of experience in online and print journalism. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 and has had his work featured at numerous prominent publications such as Fox Sports, the Associated Press, Athlon Sports, Yahoo Sports and Sports Illustrated among others. Prior to joining Double Fries No Slaw, Mike was the founder and editor of The Daily Nole. He also serves as the managing editor for Fifth Quarter and is a contributor for Athlon Sports, Fish Stripes and Orlando Pinstriped Post. Mike and his wife Jennifer reside in Haines City, Fla. and have two daughters.

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