Pair turn in runner-up performance in doubles draw; Fennelly tough in singles
Rising senior honored as first-time team member
Four singles matches went to third sets as the Irish drop a close match
Seminoles win four singles matches to win 4-3
Miller leads Irish with 10-3 ACC singles record
The Irish hosted the three-day invitational at the Courtney Tennis Center.
- All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team, 2015
AS A JUNIOR: Mainstay of both doubles and singles lineups, occupying the No. 3 slot in the singles roster and No. 2 spot at doubles … assembled a 14-19 overall mark in singles between fall and spring play and a 17-17 overall doubles record … put together a 16-13 mark at No. 2 doubles with partner Allison Miller … notched a ranked win over No. 67 Clementina Riobueno of No. 17 Miami (6-3, 6-4) … also tallied a ranked doubles victory over No. 23 Skylar Morton and Cassier Mercer of No. 5 Virginia (8-3) … defeated IPFW’s Mayu Sato (6-3, 6-2) to advance to the round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships … won two of three singles matches at the WMU Super Challenge … picked up a pair of singles wins to kick off the dual season in a doubleheader sweep of Western Michigan (Barbare Eristavi, 6-1, 6-4) and Detroit (Valeriya Kulikovskaya, 6-1, 6-2) … won four singles matches in a row between March 22 and April 3, including a three-set thriller against Wake Forest’s Samantha Asch (6-4, 4-6, 7-5) to close out the streak … named to the All-ACC Academic Team … earned a monogram.
AS SOPHOMORE: Had an incredibly successful second season, compiling a 21-10 singles record (16-7 dual) along with a 6-4 doubles mark (0-1 dual) ... spent the majority of the season playing at six singles ... swept the field for a sterling 3-0 record at the Western Michigan Super Challenge ... opened NCAA Championship play with a victory against DePaul's Rebeca Mitrea in straight sets (6-2, 6-2) at the NCAA Regional in Evanston, Illinois, before rallying to defeat Northwestern's Nida Hamilton (3-6, 6-3, 7-6(9)) ... concluded season with a loss to Alabama's Luicelena Perez (1-6, 4-6) in the Sweet 16 ... first doubles action of the season came at the Ball State Invitational, pairing with Jane Fennelly to earn a 2-1 record at the event ... won three consecutive doubles matches with Monica Robinson to conclude the fall season ... paired with Monica Robinson, lost lone doubles match of the spring season to Wake Forest's Kimmy Guerin and Karen Forman ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Made Notre Dame debut during the spring dual slate after not seeing tournament action in the fall ... picked up first career collegiate singles win at Central Florida over Clare Mendell (6-3, 6-1) ... downed Alessandra Bonte during the regular season finale at USF (1-6, 6-4, 6-4) ... ran match winning streak to three with a straight-set victory over DePaul's Zaina Sufi in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship (6-3, 6-3) ... led North Carolina State's Nicole Martinez in a first round NCAA Championship match that was abandoned (4-6, 7-5, 3-1) ... went a combined 4-3 in doubles action, including 4-2 with primary partner Quinn Gleason ... duo won four straight decisions during the middle of the spring schedule, capped with a victory against Marquette's Rocio Diaz and Aleeza Kanner (8-4).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Thomas Jefferson High School ... won the doubles championship and placed fifth in singles at the USTA 18s National Open ... runner-up finish at the USTA 18s National Winter Championships ...won a singles and doubles title at an L3 national 18s event ... president of the Thomas Jefferson chapter of the National Junior Honor Society ... daughter of James and Miran Vrabel ... has a brother, Christopher ... father's cousin, Gene Vavrick, attended Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Science as a Science Pre-professional major.