NCAA Womens Tennis

Deacons Head to The Sunshine State for First Road Conference Matchups

Deacons Head to The Sunshine State for First Road Conference Matchups

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest women’s tennis preps for its first weekend of road play in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) competition, visiting Florida State on Friday (March 10) before traveling to Miami for a Sunday showing (March 12).

The Demon Deacons currently stand at 11-5 overall on the year, holding a 2-1 conference record clip. Six straight match wins have gone the way of the team.

Wake Forest was tabbed No. 19 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings, released earlier this week (March 7). It was the program’s highest team ranking since May 25, 2022, when the Deacs finished last spring at No. 23.

The Deacs have only played one opponent in a true road setting this spring – at South Carolina last month (Feb. 19).


The Matches

Friday, March 10 – Wake Forest at Florida State – 4:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, March 12 – Wake Forest at Miami – 12 p.m. ET

Last Time Out

Friday, March 3, 2023 – Wake Forest 5, Clemson 2

Wake Forest women’s tennis again showcased a full focus last Friday afternoon at home (March 3), as the team knocked off Clemson (11-3, 1-2) for its first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) win of the spring.

The victory by the Demon Deacons (9-5, 1-1) included a fifth consecutive one over Clemson in the all-time series. For the year, Wake Forest has now won four matches in a row.

After gaining control of the doubles point, rainy conditions forced the Deacs to move competition indoors, as the early beginnings of singles play unfolded. Anna Brylin and Brooke Killingsworth were dominant from the jump to help Wake Forest stay ahead in the scoring margin. Later on, for the second straight match, freshman Neven Carton again clinched the match point in fourth singles. Casie Wooten followed with a first-singles victory to end the contest.

Sunday, March 5, 2023 – Doubleheader

Back on its home courts for a full Sunday (March 5), Wake Forest women’s tennis continued its groove into Sunday (March 5), hosting a doubleheader. The Demon Deacons (11-5, 2-1) firstly knocked off No. 19 Georgia Tech (7-4, 2-2), for its highest ranked win of the spring on a 4-2 finish. An hour later, Wake Forest defeated Middle Tennessee (8-4) in another 4-2 decision.

Additionally, Sunday featured the first victory over a top-25 opponent for the team since March 6, 2021, when Wake Forest ironically swept…

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