Weekly Recap: Records Broken in FSU Athletics
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Weekly Recap: Records Broken in FSU Athletics

Consistent Week for FSU

There was many sports competing this week, with the majority at home, and records being broken.

Volleyball Returned Home

The Noles were back in Tully this weekend against two more ACC opponents. First up on Friday was Virginia, and they defeated them in straight sets, 25-9, 25-22, 25-12. Next up was number 4 ranked Pitt on Sunday, but the Noles unfortunately fell 3-1. This takes them to 6-3 in ACC play.

Cross Country has Successful Pre-Nationals Event

The Noles were running in Apalachee park on Friday for their pre-nationals invite, against 31 teams that were all ranked. The men’s team finished 8th overall in the 8k race, while the women finished an impressive 3rd in the 6k. Wildschutt finished 2nd individually, with a personal best of 22:49.5. Ryan in the women’s finished 3rd with another personal best of 19:51.1. The Noles are now ranked 1 and 2 in the south region.

Men’s Swim and Dive Takes a Win at Home

Swim and dive was at home again this week for their home opener against Auburn. Unfortunately, the women lost 123-177, but the men took home a win 153-147. The Noles took home lots of individual medals in various events as they build on their new season.

Soccer Remains Undefeated on the Road

FSU soccer was away against Virginia Tech on Friday, and was able to extend their unbeaten streak to 14-0. This is the longest streak in the nation, and the only team still undefeated. They won 2-0 with goals from Olsson in the first half, and Howell in the second.

Golf Makes a Top 5 Finish

Women’s golf was away in Texas this weekend at the Jim West Challenge facing 15 teams. They managed to finish 4th overall, with Alice Hodge finishing T-7th, Amelia Williamson T-10th, and Charlotte Heath T-13th individually. All three Seminoles finished under par.

Hule from Women’s Tennis Makes History

Petra Hule from the women’s tennis team made history as the first ever Seminole to make it to the Fall National Championship. She competed with the rest of the team in Orlando over the weekend in the regional event, with 64 players fighting for a spot. She defeated top ranked opponents on her way to the final, before falling to UGA.

-Vic