Women's Tennis



Season Outlook: Irish Combine Veteran Experience With Young Talent

Irish set to open season Tuesday against Western Michigan


#32 Irish Fall To #2 Buckeyes In NCAA Second Round

Irish run ends in 4-0 loss at Ohio State


Irish Snare 4-3 Victory Over Illini

Notre Dame squeezes past Illinois in match filled with thrillers


Irish Fall To #13 Wolverines, 6-1

Spence wins at No. 4 singles for the Irish


Inside Irish: Michigan

Irish face first ranked opponent of 2017 when they welcome Wolverines on Friday


Notre Dame vs Indiana

Notre Dame vs Indiana University on February 18th, 2018


Notre Dame vs. Western Michigan & Wright State

Notre Dame vs. Western Michigan & Wright State


  • Competed primarily in the fall, but missed most of the spring season due to injury
  • Finished the season with an overall singles record of 10-4, and an 8-5 mark in doubles
  • Posted a 6-1 record with doubles partner Jane Fennelly
  • Won her first collegiate match in her first outing, topping Christina Zordani of Wisconsin (6-3, 6-2), Oct. 3, 2016
  • Defeated Ani Gogvadze and Maria Paula Ribero of Eastern Michigan (6-1) Oct. 3, 2016, in her first doubles match alongside partner Mary Closs
  • Won Flight Two at the IU Regional, Oct. 21-23, 2016


  • Graduated from Jesuit High School (Portland, Oregon) in spring 2016
  • Five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net
  • Placed second at the Oregon State Tennis Championships Women's Open in July 2015
  • Won the 2015 Scott Eden Sportsmanship Award from the USTA PNW Section
  • Placed first in doubles and fourth in singles at the February 2015, USTA National Selection Tournament G18s (Texas)
  • Placed second in doubles at the 2014 USTA Winter Nationals G18s
  • Came in second in singles and first in doubles at the 2014 USTA National Selection Tournament G18s (Hawaii)
  • Placed first in singles, second in doubles and earned the Sportsmanship Award at the 2014 USTA National Selection Tournament G16s (California)
  • Was a semifinalist at the 2013 USTA Collegiate Invitational
  • Two-time National High School Tennis Association All-American
  • 2015 Oregon Sports Award Female Tennis Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 Oregonian Female Tennis Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 & 2016 Oregon State 6A High School Singles Champion
  • 2015 & 2016 Metro District Singles Champion
  • Ranked as high as No. 31 in her class by TennisRecruiting.net in 2016
  • Will enroll in the First Year of Studies program

Bess Waldram
Bess  Waldram


Portland, Oregon

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