Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

In case you missed the final ‘TN’s Triple-S’ protection of Florida State Seminoles athletics, right here is the recap: Sunday Seminoles Abstract: FSU Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, and different sports activities information

Whereas among the fall sports activities are nearing the top of their season, we are going to proceed to maintain you updated on any Florida State sports activities data and media press releases we’re despatched from the FSU SID or that we supply ourselves.

Be at liberty to incorporate every other FSU associated information of any type that we could have missed within the remark part.

A lot of the summaries beneath are courtesy of FSU SID, Tomahawk Nation, and the Twitters.


No. 1 Florida State (14-2-3) defeated Florida Gulf Coast (12-6-2) by a 3-0 rating tonight on the Seminole Soccer Advanced in Tallahassee, FL. The Seminoles will now advance to the second spherical of the NCAA Match.

Sport Recap

Florida Gulf Coast got here out early with excessive strain in opposition to Florida State. The Seminoles reacted effectively to the strain….continued *FOR FREE

After securing the ACC championship title on Sunday, with revenge wins over Notre Dame and North Carolina, Florida State soccer is a No. 1 seed within the 2022 NCAA match. Head coach Brian Pensky is seeking to safe his first nationwide championship at FSU, in addition to the packages second straight title win…..continued *FOR FREE

No. 5 Florida State (13-2-3) defeated No. 2 North Carolina (15-4-1) by a 2-1 rating as we speak in Cary, NC to seize one more ACC Match crown.

Sport Recap

North Carolina opened the scoring within the twenty third minute…..continued *FOR FREE


The 2023 class marks the primary class that Brooke Wyckoff will herald as head coach. Whereas this class doesn’t function the a number of five-stars or McDonald’s All-People that had been discovered on former coach Sue Semrau’s finest courses, that is an fascinating class and if every thing comes collectively it may very well be a great one which addresses multiple essential want.

Let’s meet the category after which talk about how these new gamers will slot in this system going ahead…..continued *FOR FREE

Florida State completed final season with a 17-14 file (10-8 ACC) earlier than falling to Missouri State within the First 4 of the NCAA Match. Very long time head coach Sue Semrau introduced her retirement shortly after the season. Quickly after former affiliate head coach Brooke Wyckoff was promoted to move coach…..continued *FOR FREE

Latson Drops 34 in Win at Kent State

Freshman guard Ta’Niya Latson proved to be unstoppable once more, piling up 34 factors to guide Florida State Ladies’s Basketball in a hard-fought highway win at Kent State, 80-71, on Thursday night time on the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Heart in Kent, Ohio.

It was essentially the most factors by an FSU participant since Morgan Jones had 36 in double extra time vs. Clemson on Jan. 21, 2021. Latson went 13-of-24 from the sphere and nailed 4 3-point subject objectives within the comeback win for the Seminoles, who clawed again from an 11-point deficit.

Massive performs had been made down the stretch by Taylor O’Brien and Sara Bejedi. O’Brien’s 3-point subject objective gave FSU a late two possession lead at 70-64, and Bejedi helped ice the sport away with free throws towards the top of the sport whereas taking a commanding presence with the ball in her palms.

FSU out-scored Kent State 21-9 in a defensive-dominated fourth quarter, holding the Golden Flashes (0-1) scoreless via a lot of the body. O’Brien completed with 11 factors and Bejedi added 12 for the Seminoles (2-0).

Latson dropped 12 extra factors within the third quarter as FSU let Kent State get out to a run early however clawed again to make it a 62-59 deficit via three. She fouled out halfway via the fourth quarter, however her teammates prevailed and put the sport away.

FSU held a 39-38 lead at halftime, aided by a key 11-2 run that included two 3-point subject objectives by Bejedi and constant stops on the defensive finish. Latson had 17 of FSU’s 39 factors on the break because the Seminoles out-scored Kent State 22-1 in factors off turnovers. Kent State responded proper earlier than the top of the half with an 8-0 run of its personal, as Lindsey Thall led the Golden Flashes with 12 factors on the break.

Some early foul bother damage the Seminoles within the first quarter, as they had been whistled for seven fouls and trailed 18-17. Latson scored eight of FSU’s 17 factors early, attending to the basket at will. Mariana Valenzuela performed large minutes off the bench with 5 factors within the opening body, together with a 3-pointer from the appropriate wing.

Florida State returns dwelling for a Sunday matchup in opposition to Georgia State at 2 p.m. on the Tucker Heart.


Noles Pile Up 113 Factors in Season-Opening Win

Florida State Ladies’s Basketball obtained off to a hovering begin in regular-season play on Monday, toppling Bethune-Cookman, 113-50, on Training Day at a loud and entertained Donald L. Tucker Heart.

5 Seminoles recorded double-figure level totals within the victory, together with freshman guard Ta’Niya Latson (28), sophomore ahead Makayla Timpson (23), graduate guard Taylor O’Brien (19), redshirt senior ahead Erin Howard (15) and senior guard Sara Bejedi (14).

Florida State’s 113 factors scored are its second-most in program historical past, solely surpassed by their 114 scored vs. Stetson on Feb. 6, 1991. It’s FSU’s most factors ever in a season opener.

The Seminoles jumped out to a 29-8 lead on the finish of the primary quarter and by no means regarded again. FSU generated 22 fast-break factors and out-scored the Wildcats (0-1) 38-10 in factors off turnovers.

Timpson’s 23 factors marked a profession excessive, far surpassing the 13 she scored in her freshman season vs. Wake Forest.

“My efficiency as we speak was fairly good,” Timpson stated. “I may have completed higher across the rim, however simply enjoying exhausting and being assured in my teammates, who had been in a position to get me the ball and trusted me with it.”

Timpson added 12 rebounds for her first double-double, whereas Howard hauled in 16 off the glass for an additional double-double efficiency. FSU collected 67 rebounds in comparison with Bethune-Cookman’s 32.

Bejedi added six assists for the Seminoles, as FSU assisted on practically half its makes with 19 complete in 41 subject objectives made. The Seminoles shot 48 % from the ground and held the Wildcats to only 26 % capturing.

With its aggressive offense, the Seminoles went to the road 30 occasions and knocked down 25 makes an attempt. Bejedi went 8-of-8 from the charity stripe, whereas Timpson went 7-of-10 and Latson went 7-of-8.

BCU was led by the scoring of guard O’Mariyah Tucker, who had 11 factors.



Noles Squeak By Notre Dame in 5 Units

The Florida State volleyball workforce (17-9, 9-6) picked up an enormous win to proceed its path to the NCAA Match with a five-set victory (25-18, 16-25. 25-16, 14-25, 15-10) over Notre Dame (9-16, 4-11) Friday night time.

The match was backwards and forwards as every workforce had its runs of dominance all through the marathon match. The Seminoles got here out firing in set one led by 4 early kills from Khori Louis. The Noles used a 5-1 run to create some separation from the Combating Irish with a 15-11 lead. The Noles would proceed to extend its lead and in the end scored the ultimate 4 factors to take the primary match.

Notre Dame dominated the second set, main begin to end to tie the match up after a 25-16 victory.

The Noles confirmed glimpses of dominance as soon as once more in set three. With the set tied at eight, the Noles used a 7-1 run to tug away from the Combating Irish, they usually by no means regarded again on their approach to a 3rd set victory.

Notre Dame was not going away as they recapture the momentum in a dominating fourth set to power the match right into a winner-take-all fifth set.

The 2 groups traded factors backwards and forwards within the essential fifth set. The 2 groups had been tied at 10, however the Seminoles rattled off five-straight factors to flee with a victory.

Audrey Koenig and Emma Clothier led the present for the Seminoles with 13 kills and 11 kills, respectively. Emily Ryan had 11 complete blocks, and Skye Ekes was a pleasant prompt the bench with eight kills.

The Seminoles is not going to have one other match till Nov. 18 once they tackle North Carolina within the final common season match at Tully Fitness center this season. First serve is ready for six:30 p.m.

Head Coach Chris Poole Provides Three Signees to 2023 Class

Head volleyball coach Chris Poole introduced three signees to his 2023 class on Wednesday. Kennedy Phelan, Madeline Snider and Kyleene Filimaua every put the pen to the paper on Wednesday.

“We’re extraordinarily enthusiastic about this class. To go with our latest recruits, we had been making an attempt to fill very particular positions on the courtroom and achieve further depth for the long run. It is a aggressive group. All of them play with lots of depth, they usually hate to lose. Little question that our practices will profit with the competitors on the courtroom,” Poole stated.

Kyleene Filimaua – Exterior Hitter – Bothell, Wash. – North Creek Excessive College

Filimaua performed 4 years of varsity at North Creek Excessive College and was captain of her workforce for 3 years. For highschool, her awards reached additional than her athletic skill, incomes Most Inspirational, Workforce MVP, and Coaches Award. She earned a two-time KingCo MVP title, made KingCo League First Workforce twice, and was a two-time KingCo League Champion. Her athletic accomplishments additionally embrace the Seattle Instances All-Space Workforce, All-State First Workforce, WIAA (Washington Interscholastic Actions Affiliation) Athlete of the Week for Washington, AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Affiliation) Athlete of the Week, and Prep High 150.

For USA Volleyball, Filimaua earned a bronze medal within the Indoor USAV HP Program ages 9-17 at HP Championships within the Youth Division as a choose A1 Workforce. She made Emerald Metropolis Basic First Workforce and certified annually for Nationals. Her seaside volleyball profession included a bronze medal within the USAV Excessive Efficiency Program at HP zonal Championship. She was awarded the Dakine Elite Workforce Award and was two-time MVP, AVP Sammamish Champion. Filimaua’s junior profession acknowledged her as a three-time winner of the Junior Volleyball Affiliation Better of the Seaside.

On high of aggressive seaside volleyball and volleyball, Filimaua performed four-year varsity basketball, varsity rowing, and varsity observe. In basketball, she was captain of her workforce for 3 years and captain of her rowing workforce for one among her two years performed. She impressed in observe; being named KingCo League Champion, putting third in KingCo Shootout, fourth in KingCo Excessive Bounce, and fifth in KingCo Discus.

Off the courtroom, Filimaua is part of the Nationwide Honor Society, named Rotary Pupil-Athlete of the Month, and Prep Volleyball Tutorial All-American. She plans to main in Sports activities Medication or Marine Biology at Florida State. Filimaua is the daughter to Robyn Filimaua who attended Candy Briar Faculty and performed volleyball, basketball, swimming, and softball. She is sibling to Jourdin Filimaua.

“Kyleene dedicated early earlier than the NCAA rule change her freshman yr. Ky has been on each the indoor and seaside USA Nationwide workforce packages rising up and has distinctive throughout expertise. She is going to primarily be an outdoor hitter that may play full rotation and assist each on the again row in passing and attacking in addition to being a bodily participant on the entrance row. She hits a heavy ball, but in addition has nice instincts and ball management. Ky is a good competitor and can elevate the extent of depth in our fitness center.” – Chris Poole

Kennedy Phelan – Setter – Fayetteville, Ark. – Fayetteville Excessive College

Phelan involves Florida State as one of many high highschool setters within the nation. Phelan is rated a five-star recruit by and was named the Arkansas Gatorade Participant of the 12 months in 2021. Phelan was named an Underneath Armor Excessive College All-American and will likely be competing within the Underneath Armor All-American Sport on January 2 in Orlando, Fla. Phelan has helped Fayetteville Excessive College to three-consecutive state championships and is a four-time all-state choice. Phelan was additionally named the state match MVP twice. She holds the varsity file for each aces (288) and assists (3,792) at Fayetteville Excessive College. Phelan plans to main in artwork training at FSU.

Phelan comes from a formidable household stuffed with collegiate athletes. Her mother, Jessica, performed volleyball for the Arkansas Razorbacks underneath Head Coach Chris Poole and was an AVCA All-American for the Razorbacks. She was additionally named a Southeastern Convention Ladies’s Legend and coached Kennedy all 4 years at Fayetteville Excessive College. Kennedy’s father, Darin, performed tennis on the College of Arkansas and have become an assistant coach on the college for seven years earlier than he turned the top tennis coach at Fayetteville Excessive College. Her brother, Tyler, presently runs cross nation at Northwest Arkansas Neighborhood Faculty.

“I’ve identified Kenna her entire life. Kenna’s mother, Jessica, was my first AVCA All-American again in 1997 and led our Arkansas Razorback workforce to a 3-0 sweep over Florida for the SEC Match Championship that season. Kenna’s dad was a star tennis participant and later an assistant tennis coach at Arkansas as effectively. Kenna has been raised to compete and to play with no worry. She has set, handed and hit rising up, however her major position as an older participant has been within the setter place. Kenna will even play for the FSU Seaside workforce. There are nice gamers and there are gamers that make everybody round them higher. Kenna is each.” – Chris Poole

Madeline Snider – Proper Facet – Land O Lakes, Fla. – Sunlake Excessive College

Snider was acknowledged for her distinctive play with a spot on the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Affiliation) Phenom Record and the Prep Volleyball High 150 Record. She was additionally part of the distinguished NTDP (Nationwide Workforce Growth Program) which emphasizes the well being, well-being, and total growth of every particular person volleyball participant. The ambidextrous athlete averaged greater than 260 kills every of the 2019-21 seasons at Bishop McLaughlin, whereas concurrently main her workforce to the playoffs in each corresponding season. Her switch to Sunlake Excessive College has already been deemed spectacular, allotting for 221 kills in 56 units performed.

Snider will likely be graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2023 with a 4.35 GPA. On high of an immaculate GPA, her educational achievements embrace being part of the Spanish, Artwork, English, and Nationwide Honor societies. She plans to main in Biomedical Sciences. Snider is daughter to Geesche and Robert Snider, and sibling to Amelia Snider.

“Maddie is a 6’4″ left-handed participant. The tallest left-handed participant that I’ve had in my profession. She has performed each place on the entrance row however will primarily be a right-side attacker for our program. Maddie has additionally at all times been a full-rotation passer for her groups so could be very comfy together with her ball management. Maddie has performed at a excessive stage and is a really bodily participant. Maddie has adopted our program since a younger participant, and we knew instantly that she was a winner each on and off the courtroom. We’re lucky that Maddie is graduating early and will likely be at FSU in January 2023.” – Chris Poole


Head coach Lonni Alameda and her workers have introduced in one other gifted recruiting class for 2023. This group of highschool seniors will step on campus subsequent fall, wanting ahead to a different nice season within the Garnet and Gold.

Kennedy Harp – Outfield
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The ultimate set up of our class previews for Florida State softball are upon us. After previewing all different gamers heading into 2023, we now transfer on to the brand new children on the town, the freshman. Head coach Lonni Alameda and her workers have introduced one more gifted group of gamers on campus to compete within the ACC and for a nationwide title…continued *FOR FREE

We proceed our dive into the 2023 Florida State softball program, this week we check out the 2 sophomores presently returning to Tallahassee. Along with Amaya Ross and Krystina Hartley, Lonni Alameda and her workers not too long ago added the addition of Katie Dack, by way of the switch portal, to the sophomore class….continued *FOR FREE

We proceed our dive into the 2023 Florida State softball program, this week its half two of the redshirt gamers.

After struggling an damage in 2021, Jahni Kerr regarded to return final season. Again within the lineup in 2022, Kerr posted a .261 batting common. Her success late within the season noticed her transfer her method up via the lineup. Whereas on the plate she recorded 47 hits, 25 runs scored, 10 doubles, 5 dwelling runs, 35 RBI, and was walked 10 occasions…continued *FOR FREE

Lonni Alameda Broadcasts 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Florida State softball Head Coach Lonni Alameda is worked up to announce the Seminoles 2023 recruiting class. Becoming a member of Florida State as freshmen for the 2023 season are Jaysoni Beachum, Angelee Bueno, Ashtyn Danley, Mimi Gooden, Kennedy Harp and Isa Torres.

The six signees come from 4 totally different states – Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas. With three of them hailing from the State of Florida. Beachum is from Tallahassee, Bueno is from Oviedo and Mimi is from Milton, Fla. Danley involves Tallahassee from Winchester, Tenn., Harp comes from Lawrenceville, Ga. and Isa Torres involves Florida State from Georgetown, Texas.

Florida State enters the 2023 season coming off its 18th ACC Championship and thirty third NCAA Match Look. The Noles have appeared within the Ladies’s Faculty World Collection 11 occasions, with one Nationwide Titles (2018) and one runner-up look (2021).

Jaysoni Beachum | 3B | Tallahassee, Fla. | Florida State College Colleges

Beachum lettered in softball for seven years beginning within the sixth gradeand ranks because the No. 14 participant within the Further Innings Further Elite 100…in 2018 she was named First Workforce All-Choose 30 and a USA All-American and in 2019 she earned the Gamechanger Award (Equal to MVP)…in 2020 she was named to the Junior Olympic Cup All-Match workforce and earned the Defensive Award as a freshman…as a sophomore in 2021 Beachum earned the Offensive Award and the Tremendous 12 Award… she completed the season with 19 dwelling runs, the third most within the state of Alabama for MaxPreps…she was additionally the Kasey Cooper House Run Derby Champion with 80 dwelling runs within the final spherical…she completed off 2021 by being named the Alabama 3A All-State Hitter of the 12 months…as a junior she was named the 2022 Massive Bend Participant of the 12 months and to the All-Massive Bend First Workforce…she was additionally named the Florida Atlantic Coaches Affiliation District 3 Participant of the 12 months…she completed off the 2022 season named the Florida State College Colleges Varsity Softball Most Beneficial Participant…Beachum was a member of the Nationwide Honor Society all 4 years of highschool…her uncle Earnest Robinson ran observe at Alabama, her cousin Reshard Pittman performed soccer at rice, her aunt Shanitha Pitman performed basketball at Pensacola Faculty and Savana State College and her cousin Elijawun Jackson performed soccer at Webber College.

Travis Wilson: Jaysoni has been round our program perpetually. Rising up a Seminole fan, coming to all our camps and clinics, made it very easy for us to like what we noticed from her. She is a high-character child, performs the sport levelheaded and has large energy on the plate. Florida State followers are going to like what they see from Jay, we’re glad she picked Tallahassee to proceed to be her dwelling.

Angelee Bueno | 1B | Oviedo, Fla. | Oviedo Excessive College

Bueno ranks because the No. 11 participant within the Further Innings Further Elite 100…as a sophomore, Bueno was named First Workforce All-Convention, All-State 7A, and the Offensive Participant of the 12 months…she adopted that up by being named First Workforce All-Convention, All-State 7A, and the Offensive Participant of the 12 months as soon as once more her junior season…Bueno was All-Tutorial 7A as a sophomore and Junior as effectively.

Travis Wilson: Seminole followers are going to like what they see from Angelee on the plate and at first base. She is a slick-fielding true left-handed hitting first baseman that will likely be enjoyable to look at on each side. She has an power and love for the sport you can see from the stands. A Florida native with an infectious character that can slot in completely with our program. We’re very fortunate that Angelee picked FSU to proceed her profession.

Ashtyn Danley | P/OF | Winchester, Tenn. | Huntland Excessive College

Danley was named the Tennessee Gatorade Softball Participant of the 12 months and the Foremost Road Prep Participant of the 12 months in 2022 and ranks because the No. 2 participant within the Further Innings Further Elite 100…she was additionally named to the All-District workforce her sophomore and junior seasons, whereas being named the Co-Pitcher MVP her sophomore season and the Pitcher MVP her junior season…Danley additionally earned offensive MVP honors her sophomore and junior seasons at Huntland Excessive College…she was named to the Tennessee Sports activities Writers Affiliation All-State workforce as each a sophomore and a junior and was named First Workforce Mid-State Tennessee as a junior…Danley was named to the PGF 2023 Futures All-American Workforce and is a two-time MVP of the Futures All-American Sport…she can be a 2018 PGF Nationwide Championship MVP… Danley has a .659 batting common in highschool whereas slugging 1.374 with 14 doubles, three triples and 15 dwelling runs for 45 RBI…as a pitcher, she tossed 154 innings recording 217 strikeouts whereas having a .407 ERA.

Travis Wilson: Fairly presumably the highest-ranked recruit in Florida State Softball historical past. Ashtyn is a real two-way participant that can contribute for years to return on the mound and within the batter’s field. She selected FSU a few years in the past and has not wavered in her choice. We’re so fortunate a participant of this caliber is coming to Tallahassee from the Volunteer State. We’re getting a terrific household in from Tennessee and might’t wait to see how Ashtyn contributes to the legacy of Florida State Softball.

Mimi Gooden | P | Milton, Fla. | Gaither Excessive College

Mimi was named the MVP of her highschool workforce throughout her first 4 seasons…she has aspirations to go to the Olympics for softball or weightlifting and to turn into an expert softball participant.

Lonni Alameda: Mimi’s coronary heart has been Garnet & Gold from the day I met her. She has a blue-collar mindset in terms of work on and off the sphere. She goes to carry depth to our pitching workers, and I do know her work ethic will permit her to proceed to develop as soon as she steps foot right here in Tallahassee.

Kennedy Harp | OF | Lawrenceville, Ga. | Peachtree Ridge Excessive College

Harp was ranked tenth within the class of 2023 by Further Inning Softball and the fifth-best outfielder within the class of 2023…she was named the Offensive MVP of her Excessive College in her first three seasons (2019-21)…She is a two-time member of the Georgia Coaches Affiliation Junior All-Star Workforce (2021-22) and is a three-time First Workforce All-Area Member (2019-21), she was additionally first Workforce All-County and All-State in 2021…In 2021 she was named the Southeastern Florida MVP and earned the Girl Lion Award…in 2022 she was named an MSP All-American, and to the 2022 Alliance Nationwide Workforce…she is a four-time Scholar Athlete (2019-22) and is a four-time member of the Deans Record (2019-22)…she hit .390 with 16 dwelling runs, 56 hits, 59 RBIs with 52 runs scored and 34 stolen bases in 2022 for her journey workforce…she has 32 profession highschool dwelling runs.

Travis Wilson: A unbelievable athlete from the Peachtree State. Kennedy glides on a softball subject working the bases and roaming the outfield. She has energy to all fields on the plate and has had an amazing highschool and journey ball profession. We’re getting a multi-sport athlete with a real love for the sport. We’re glad to announce Kennedy as a part of the Florida State Softball household.

Isa Torres | INF | Georgetown, Texas | Georgetown Excessive College

Torres was ranked ninth by Further Innings Softball within the 2023 class rankings…she is a two-time PGF All-American (2021-22) and was a 2021 PGF Nationwide Champion and a 2022 IDT Nationwide Champion…in 2022 she was named the All-Central Texas Defensive Participant of the 12 months and was named to the Texas State All-Match Workforce…in 2021 Torres was named to the 5A All-State Workforce and was named the All-District Offensive Participant of the 12 months…she was named Tutorial All-District her first three years of highschool.

Travis Wilson: We’re very lucky to choose up Isa so late within the recruiting course of. She is a clean center infielder with a line drive stroke. She thinks and performs the sport at a really excessive stage with management qualities that we all know will blossom right here in Tallahassee. Isa comes from a softball household, and we all know she’s going to slot in effectively with us right here in Tallahassee. We’re very lucky she selected FSU.

Now that the September 1st window has come and gone for faculty softball, the category of 2024 can begin saying verbal commits to their faculties. For Florida State, they’ve began to obtain verbals. This thread will likely be devoted to the gamers who’ve posted about committing to the Garnet and Gold beginning in 2024..continued *FOR FREE

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Florida State basketball, for the second straight sport, was outgunned and outmatched by an in-state opponent, this time falling to the UCF Knights 68-54 on the highway in Orlando.

It’s the primary time Florida State is 0-2 because the 2000-2001 season.

The Seminoles, because the case within the season-opening loss to the Stetson Hatters, needed to play from behind early….Continued *FOR FREE

Following a yr by which the Seminoles did not qualify for the NCAA Match for the primary time since 2016, Florida State took to the courtroom on Monday hoping to begin anew. It was not the result that they had in thoughts…..continued *FOR FREE

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That is the place we’ve arrange for our members to debate the Florida State Seminoles males’s basketball for any breaking information, recruiting, gamers eligible for the NBA Draft, and every other basketball associated information chances are you’ll wish to carry up for dialogue….Continued *FOR FREE



Seminoles Add Lyons, Rusher To 2023 Class

Florida State males’s tennis has added Justin Lyons and Azariah Rusher, each from the state of Florida, to its program as a part of the 2023 signing class, head coach Dwayne Hultquist introduced Thursday.

Lyons is a five-star recruit who’s ranked No. 30 nationally and No. 10 within the Southeast area. The Pensacola, Florida, native has a 12.1 Common Tennis Score, bolstered by a number of victories over blue-chip prospects. He’s the two-time Pensacola Information Journal Boys Participant of the 12 months, incomes the award for the second straight yr after finishing his 2022 season with a 22-1 file in singles play. He helped lead Pensacola Catholic to the 1A district title with victories at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles within the district championship match.

Rusher is a blue-chip prospect ranked as excessive as No. 12 nationally and is FSU’s first blue-chip signee since 2017. He presently holds a Common Tennis Score of 12.6 after claiming quite a few victories over opponents with skilled rankings and three Battle Boca occasion wins. Rusher, who involves Tallahassee from Delray Seaside, Florida, beforehand lived in New England and was rated because the No. 1 prospect in New Hampshire.

“I’m very excited to announce Justin and Azariah signing with us,” Hultquist stated. “The state of Florida produces very sturdy tennis gamers, and it’s necessary to us that we proceed to recruit our dwelling state effectively. Justin has displayed constant enchancment since we began watching him, and he’ll proceed to get higher as he will get older. He has an enormous, highly effective sport, and we love his dedication and dedication. Azariah has an all-court sport. He brings toughness with a excessive tennis IQ and is a psychological warrior on the courtroom.”

The 2022-23 Seminoles have accomplished their fall schedule and can return to competitors in January.

W. Tennis Closes Fall Season At UNF Invitational

The Florida State Ladies’s Tennis workforce, which has earned success in every of its first 4 occasions of the season, closes out its fall schedule with two days of motion packed tennis on the UNF Invitational Nov. 12-13. A complete of 58 gamers – together with 9 Seminoles – will play each singles and doubles within the occasion, which has taken on a brand new format due to the climate surrounding Hurricane Nicole. Nicole turned a climate occasion this week because it hit the east coast of Florida, moved its method via the middle of the state, and snaked its method north to the panhandle and First Coast areas of the nation’s third most populated state.

The Seminoles have gained a complete of 63 matches within the first 4 occasions of the autumn with a season-high 21 victories coming on the San Juan Invitational. Florida State’s gamers gained 19 matches on the ITA Fall Championships and 16 on the 4 within the Fall match on the College of Alabama.

Practically 100 matches (singles and doubles) will likely be performed over the two-day match. Matches will start at 9:00 a.m. on each days

Florida State is joined by UNF, Clemson, Maryland, UNC Charlotte, USF, and UCF within the UNF Invitational. The Seminoles are represented by Vic Allen, Alice Amendola, Anna Arkadianou, Millie Bissett, Cade Cricchio, Olympe Lancelot, Kianah Motosono, Mila Saric and Ellie Schoppe.

Three Seminoles competed in final week’s Stetson Invitational. Cricchio led the Seminoles with a 4-2 file within the three-day occasion at Stetson. Allen and Motosono completed play at Stetson with similar 3-1 marks.

Following its participation within the UNF Invitational and its semester break, the Seminoles start their spring season on the 14th Annual ITA Kickoff Weekend at Stanford (Jan. 27-30). The weekend match takes place at numerous services throughout the nation. The regional winners advance to the 2023 ITA Indoor Nationwide Championships, in Seattle, Wash.


Noles Punch Ticket to NCAA Cross Nation Championships

The Florida State ladies’s cross nation workforce put collectively an outstanding efficiency on Friday morning to punch their ticket to the NCAA Cross Nation Championships in Stillwater, Okla., on Nov. 19. The women completed second within the workforce standings with 88 factors to take one of many two automated qualifying spots. The boys completed fourth with 134 factors.

“Our women rocked it as we speak. They executed the plan fantastically and moved very effectively over the second half of the race. To be an automated qualifier for the nationwide meets speaks to their dedication, belief and exhausting work they’ve put in all season. I’m so pleased with every one among them and grateful that we will have another week collectively,” Assistant Coach Baylee Mires stated.

Emmy van den Berg led the best way with one other nice efficiency clocking a private finest time of 19:47.70. van den Berg completed sixth to earn all-region honors.

Alyson Churchill additionally put collectively a career-best efficiency with a time of 19:59.70 to earn all-region honors with an Eleventh-place end. Agnes McTighe additionally earned all-region honors with a private finest time of 20:02.80 to complete 14th.

Caitlin Wilkey (20:33.50) and Rebecca Bergnes (20:37.00) every put collectively private finest performances to complete twenty eighth and twenty ninth to spherical out the scoring for the Seminoles.

On the boys’s aspect, it was Fearghal Curtain main the best way for the Seminoles with a time of 29:30.00 to complete sixth to earn all-region honors.

Cooper Schroeder additionally earned all-region honors with a 14th-place end (29:57.70).

Zach Leachman completed thirty seventh with a time of 30:55.80. Matthew Newland (30:59.20) and Gabe Curtis (31:14.20) rounded out the scoring for the Seminoles.

“I used to be actually happy with our males,” Head Coach Bob Braman stated. “We knew what we needed to do to get to the nationwide meet, so we went proper to the entrance and gave ourselves an opportunity. This was our greatest race of the season.”

The ladies have punched their ticket to Stillwater, however the males will await their destiny. The NCAA will announce all qualifiers tomorrow at 5 p.m. on


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