Feb. 20, 1997
No. 8 Pepperdine Too Much for No. 11 Notre Dame
MADISON, Wis. -- The University of Notre Dame
women's tennis team, ranked No. 11 in the country, lost a
5-2 decision to No. 8 Pepperdine on Thursday in the first
round of the USTA/ITA Women's National Indoor Championship.
Notre Dame will now compete in the consolation phase of the
The loss dropped Notre Dame's record to 4-2 on the
season while Pepperdine is undefeated at 5-0.
The Notre Dame No. 1 doubles team of Jennifer Hall and
Tiffany Gates posted an 8-5 win over Angela Lawrence and
Isabella Petrov of Pepperdine, the No. 5-ranked team in the
country. Singles winners for Notre Dame were Hall at No. 1
and Gates at No. 3.
Pepperdine 5, Notre Dame 2
Hall (N) def. Petrov, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Csapo (P) def. Velasco, 7-6 (2), 6-3
Gates (N) def. Anna Svedenhov, 6-2, 7-6 (2)
Borgersen (P) def. Kelly Zalinski, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
Rognon (P) def. Olson, 6-1, 6-4
Nadine Rastetter (P) def. Sarah Scaringe, 6-2, 7-5
Tiffany Gates and Jennifer Hall (N) def. Angela Lawrence and Isabella Petrov, 8-5
Zsofia Csapo and Anna Svedenhov (P) def. Marisa Velasco and Kelly Kalinski, 8-6
Karoline Borgersen and Annabel Rognon (P) def. Courtney Haskell and Kelley Olson, 9-7.