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Gators to Open 2022 Slate at Lubbock 15K on Monday – Florida Gators

LUBBOCK, Texas – Florida girls’s tennis is slated to kick-off the 2022 fall season on Monday, Sept. 19 when a contingent of Gators journey to Lubbock, Texas, for the Lubbock 15K occasion, hosted by Texas Tech.
The occasion will start on Monday with qualifying singles performing because the opener, whereas the primary day of the principle singles draw will begin on Tuesday. The singles draw will characteristic 32 athletes whereas the doubles draw is ready to welcome 16 duos. Alicia Dudeney and Bente Spee will start within the qualifying spherical whereas Anastasia Sysoeva will start on Tuesday in the principle draw.
A pair of Gators discover themselves ranked within the Intercollegiate Tennis Affiliation preseason rankings that was revealed on Sept. 6. In singles competitors, Alicia Dudeney entered the rankings tied for 119th whereas Dudeney and freshman Rachel Gailis are ranked fiftieth in doubles.
Sophomore Alicia Dudeney returns for the 2022-23 marketing campaign after making a huge impact throughout her freshman season. En path to incomes Second Staff All-SEC honors and being named to the SEC All-Freshman crew, Dudeney led the Gators in whole singles victories (28-9) and doubles victories (30-11).
Getting into 2022-23 as a freshman, Sysoeva put collectively a formidable summer time upfront of her first season with the Gators. The Sarasota, Fla., native’s summer time culminated in a runner-up end on the 2022 ITA Nationwide Summer season Championships, the place she fell in a three-set thriller to Michigan sophomore, Julia Fliegner.

The 2022 season got here to an finish as one of the best season for Florida because the 2017 marketing campaign. The Orange & Blue collected 21 wins and earned a spot within the Tremendous Regional, marking their deepest run within the NCAA Event since profitable the nationwide championship in 2017. It additionally marked the thirty ninth (of a potential 40) NCAA event look for this system along with the Thirty fifth-consecutive look. The Gators additionally hosted the primary and second rounds of the NCAA Event for the twenty first time in program historical past.
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