28th-ranked Gleason and Robinson aim to improve on national stage.
The five honorees matches the most ever for Notre Dame.
It is the fifth career citation for Frilling and first for Mathews
Pairing earns All-America honors as result of entering the draw seeded
Irish duo set to play in second round match at 1:30 p.m.
Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
Senior women's tennis player Kristy Frilling takes part in UND.com's interview series - Student. Athlete. Irish.
Stephanie Rice tries to explore her other hobbies, with some help from the football team.
Images of the Irish from throughout another BIG EAST championship season.
Notre Dame Women's Tennis vs DePaul at Notre Dame, IND. 3-31-2012.
Notre Dame vs. Iowa on March 2, 2012 at the Eck Tennis Pavilion.
Notre Dame Women's Tennis vs Indiana on February 24th, 2012 at Eck Tennis Pavilion Notre Dame, IND.
Women's Tennis defeated Illinois 4 to 3 in the Eck Tennis Pavilion on February 19th.
AS A SENIOR: Ended a standout career at Notre Dame with 235 combined wins, tied for the third-most in program history (Kali Krisik) ... 106 individual wins are the seventh-most on the all-time list ... selected as an ITA Doubles All-American with primary playing partner Shannon Mathews (21-6 team record at No. 1 doubles) ... named to the all-BIG EAST team for the fourth consecutive season while playing at the No. 2 position in singles ... one-time BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 21) ... opened the fall season ranked No. 3 in the ITA Women's Preseason Singles Rankings, and No. 5 with Mathews in doubles ... won eight straight doubles matches during the fall, including a 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) decision over No. 1 Mallory Burdette/Nicole Gibbs from Stanford in the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships ... began the dual slate with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Cincinnati's Jasmine Lee ... defeated No. 22 Lauren McHale 6-4, 6-1 in a home match against North Carolina ... triumphed over No. 9 Jillian O'Neill/Alex Anghelescu 8-5 to clinch the doubles point against No. 16 Georgia Tech ... won the last 15 combined regular season matches of her college career (seven singles, eight doubles) ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
AS A JUNIOR: Finished the year with an overall record of 26-7 in singles, while putting together a record of 18-4 on the dual season in her second full season at the No. 1 position ... named an All-American in singles, while earning a berth to compete in both the NCAA singles and doubles championships ... chosen as BIG EAST Player of the Year for second consecutive season ... named to the all-BIG EAST Team as well as being chosen a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... two-time selection (March 3, Feb. 9) as BIG EAST women's tennis Player of the Week ... named member of Team USA at Master'U BNP Paribas tournament ... earned third monogram ... finished season ranked seventh-best women's collegiate player in the nation ... posted a record of 15-6 against nationally-ranked foes ... opened the year by advancing to the round of 16 at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship, earning wins over #15 Aerial Ellis of Texas (6-3, 7-5) and #21 Mallory Burdette of Stanford (6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4) ... eliminated from the tournament by the #1 ranked player in the nation, Jana Juricova of California, 4-6, 4-6 ... went on to capture the championship at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships, securing five wins along the way ... defeated Stacey Lee (6-1, 6-2) and Belinda Niu (6-2, 6-3), both of Northwestern, to advance into the quarterfinals ... followed with wins over Ohio State's Paloma Escobedo (6-2, 6-3), Northwestern's sixth-ranked Maria Mosolova (6-4, 6-2) and Michigan's 12th-ranked Denise Muresan (6-4, 6-0) to claim the title ... win over Mosolova marks the highest-ranked opponent defeated to-date ... advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA National Individual Indoor Championship with a win over Miami (FL)'s 14th-ranked Bianca Eichkorn (6-4, 6-0) before losing in a rematch against Aerial Ellis (5-7, 1-6) ... opened the dual season with a 13-match winning streak at the No. 1 position, including 11 victories over ranked foes ... finished the doubles year with a record of 23-7 including 19-4 on the dual season, all at the No. 1 spot with Shannon Mathews as teammate ... duo finished the year with a 9-4 mark against nationally-ranked competition ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship with victories over Eastern Michigan's Xu Chang and Mariya Toncheva (8-1) and Northwestern's Kate Turvy and Belinda Niu (8-2) ... after starting the dual season with a 3-3 record at No. 1 doubles, reeled of 16 victories without suffering defeat, including a win over the seventh-ranked duo of Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton of Northwestern, 8-3 ... advanced to the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championship, defeating Vanderbilt's 36th-ranked team of Alex Leatu and Rachael Dillon in the round of 32 (6-3, 6-2), marking the second win over the Commodores tandem on the year after winning 8-0 during dual action ... finished season ranked as 13th-best doubles team in the nation.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Followed up her brilliant freshman season with an equally impressive sophomore campaign ... finished the year with a 27-10 singles record including a 21-7 dual mark, all coming at the No. 1 position for the Irish ... finished the year ranked 16th in the nation ... ended the campaign with a record of 16-9 against nationally-ranked foes ... started season with a win over 13th-ranked Reka Zsilinska of Duke (6-1, 5-7, 6-3) ... advanced to the finals of the ITA Midwest Regional, defeating Marisa Lambropoulos of Illinois (6-2, 6-3), Brittany Wowchuk of Northwestern (6-3, 6-0), 66th- ranked Anna Redesci of DePaul (7-5, 6-3) and Kirsten Flower of Ohio State (6-3, 6-0) ... reeled off nine-straight wins to begin dual season at No. 1 singles, including four straight against nationally-ranked foes (#36 Denise Muresan (Michigan), #85 Rachael White (Illinois), #12 Maria Mosolova (Northwestern), #67 Kirsten Flower (Ohio State) ... earned her biggest win to-date when she knocked off seventh-ranked Caitlin Whoriskey of Tennessee in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0 in February, en route to a 5-2 team victory ... helped team reach semifinals of the NCAA tournament for the second-consecutive season ... knocked off #49 Pichittra Thongdach of Boise State in the second round of team play, 6-2, 6-3 and later defeated #11 Caitlin Whoriskey of Tennessee in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 ... qualified for the NCAA singles and doubles tournament - with partner Kali Krisik ... advanced to the second round of the singles bracket, knocking off 20th-ranked Josipa Bek of Clemson in the round of 64 (6-4, 4-6, 6-1) ... posted a 36-5 record in doubles on the year, including going 25-0 during the dual season with Krisik ... the tandem climbed as high as No. 2 in the ITA rankings ... recorded an impressive stretch of victories in the NCAA team tournament, knocking off #9 Jana Juricova and Mari Andersson of California (8-2), #1 Caitlin Whoriskey and Natalie Pluskota of Tennessee (8-6) and #2 Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette of Stanford (8-6) in consecutive matches ... advanced to the quarterfinals of doubles play in the NCAA doubles draw, knocking off the 11th- ranked team of Sophie Grabinski and Sanaz Marand of North Carolina (6-3, 6-2) and then 27th-ranked Kayla Duncan and Katariina Tuohimaa of TCU (2-6, 6-1, 6-1) ... named an ITA All-American in both singles and doubles ... selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Year as well as being named to the all-BIG EAST team and a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... chosen to compete with the USA Tennis Summer Collegiate Team ... named to ITA Collegiate All-Star Team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Capped off one of the most impressive freshman seasons in program history with appearances in both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships ... earned her first All-America honor as part of the second- seeded doubles duo at the NCAA Doubles Tournament ... named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and the ITA National Player to Watch ... had a 30-11 overall singles record and a 40-6 doubles mark ... opened the tournament season with eight straight singles wins ... won the singles crown at the Fall Gator Classic ... won the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles title with partner Kelcy Tefft ... advanced to the regional singles semifinals ... lost to Fresno State's Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova, 6-4, 2-6, 6-7, in the doubles final at the ITA National Indoor ... opened the dual season ranked 39th in singles and first in doubles with Tefft ... played mostly at No. 2 singles, finishing the dual season with a 21-9 mark ... went 23-3 at No. 1 doubles ... topped Clemson's 14th-ranked Josipa Bek, 6-2, 6-1, in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 ... teamed with Tefft to defeat North Carolina's fourth-ranked Sanaz Marand and Sophie Grabinski ... went 1-1 in singles play and 3-0 in doubles in the BIG EAST tournament ... notched a 3-1 singles record and a 2-1 mark in doubles action in the NCAA Championships ... advanced to the second round of both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships ... defeated Florida State's Katie Rybakova, 6-1, 6-2, in the NCAA singles first round, before falling to Clemson's Bek, 6-3, 6-4, in the second ... with Tefft, topped Georgia Tech's Irina Falconi and Amanda McDowell, 6-4, 6-4, in the doubles first round, but fell to Tennessee's Caitlin Whorisky and Natalie Pluskota, 7-6, 6-3, in the second round ... selected as an ITA All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Did not compete on high school team ... competed in ITF tournaments and pro circuit events during high school ... advanced to the semifinals of a $175,000 professional doubles tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, in August 2008 ... won $50,000 professional doubles tournament in Florida in May 2008 ... won a $25,000 pro doubles tournament and the Eddie Herr International doubles in 2007 ... advanced to the doubles semifinals of the U.S. Open Juniors in September 2007 ... participated in the Junior Australian, Junior Wimbledon and Junior U.S. Open three times ... played for Team USA in Barcelona, Spain, Prostejov, Czech Republic and Melbourne, Australia ... daughter of John Frilling and Tae Frilling ... older brother, Josh, graduated from Notre Dame in 2007 ... former doubles partner, Madison Brengle, turned professional in 2008 ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology.