Irish defeat Missouri 5-1 in hidden dual singles match-up
Notre Dame goes 5-1 in singles against Purdue on Saturday
Irish go 3-3 in doubles and singles on Day 1 of Illinois tournament
Irish set to travel to Illinois for penultimate fall tournament
Pair turn in runner-up performance in doubles draw; Fennelly tough in singles
The Irish hosted the three-day invitational at the Courtney Tennis Center.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned a starting nod to begin the spring season after an strong freshman and fall campaign … won three of four doubles matches with Katherine White to wrap up the fall season at the WMU Super Challenge ... played primarily at No. 6 in singles and No. 3 in doubles with Mary Closs during the spring … soundly defeated North Carolina’s No. 125-ranked Kate Vialie (6-1, 6-3) on March 13 … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Pieced together an impressive first season, earning a 7-3 singles record (1-0 dual) with a 9-9 doubles mark (3-6 dual) ... Made Notre Dame debut during the fall season ... ... rallied to win first career singles match against Arizona State's Ebony Pahono (4-6, 6-5, 6-1) at the Ball State Fall Invitational ... ended the fall season on a singles hot streak, winning four consecutive matches ... in lone singles match of the spring season, won first set (5-0) against IUPUI's Abbey Neff before match was eventually abandoned ... went 2-1 with Julie Vrabel at the Ball State Fall Invitational in first collegiate doubles action ... opened spring doubles action partnering with Quinn Gleason to take down IUPUI's Abbey Neff and Julie Brockman (6-0) ... also earned a doubles victory with Jennifer Kellner over Karyn Guttormsen and Maria Alvarez of 29th-ranked Oklahoma State ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL:Graduated in the spring of 2013 from Mount Anville Secondary School ... participated in tennis, cross country and field hockey in high school ... as a senior, was captain of the field hockey team that won the state championship ... undefeated throughout her high school tennis career ... represented Ireland in the Federation Cup in Moldova ... was the national u18 champion in singles, doubles and mixed doubles as a junior in high school ... first connected with Notre Dame when the football team and men's tennis team team traveled to Dublin to play Navy and the Irish David Cup team, respectively ... full name is Jane Catherine Fennelly ... born to James Fennelly and Myra Barrett in Dublin, Ireland ... has a younger brother, John, and a younger sister, Ella ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and majoring in marketing.