Veteran tennis coach -- now in his 25th year directing the Notre Dame women's program -- has stressed family and team principles throughout his successful career.
The Notre Dame Women's tennis team beat Marquette 6-1 to close out the regular season at the Eck Tennis Pavilion on 4/18.
The 17th-ranked Notre Dame women's tennis team downed No. 31 Illinois, 5-2, on Saturday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion.
The #6 ranked Notre Dame women's tennis team fell to #17 North Carolina, 5-2, Sunday afternoon at the Eck Tennis Pavilion
The Notre Dame 6th-ranked Women's Tennis team takes on the 46th-ranked DePaul Blue Demons on January 30
#5 Notre Dame took down #13 North Carolina, 5-2, on February 27 at the Eck Tennis Pavillion.
AS A JUNIOR: Finished the season with a 29-10 overall singles record while compiling a 19-9 dual-season mark ... was a consistent force at Nos. 5 and 6 singles after opening the season at Nos. 3 and 4 ... went 2-4 at No.3, 3-2 at No. 4, 6-2 at No. 5 and 8-1 at No. 6 singles ... won seven straight singles matches to open the tournament season, including a 6-2, 6-2 win over Northwestern's 36th-ranked Lauren Lui ... topped South Carolina's Natasa Vuckovic, 6-1, 6-4, to win the Wildcat Fall Invitational singles title ... lost just one match during tournament play for a 10-1 singles record ... opened the doubles tournament season with wins over 23rd-ranked Yvette Hindman and Chelsea Gullickson of Georgia and 20th-ranked Ragini Acharya and Katarina Corovic of William and Mary ... compiled a 13-4 doubles tournament record ... ranked 25th in the preseason ITA poll with partner Kelcy Tefft before peaking at No. 3 on March 6 ... opened the dual-match season with a win over Ohio State's Cami Hubbs ... put together a 12-match win streak from March 20 to May 15 ... went 2-0 in BIG EAST singles action and 1-2 in the NCAA tournament ... went 2-0 at the BIG EAST tournament in doubles action with Cosmina Ciobanu ... earned all-BIG EAST honors ... recorded a 3-1 doubles mark in the NCAA tournament, including wins over Clemson's 34th-ranked Josipa Bek and Ina Hadziselimovic and California's 35th-ranked Marina Cossuo and Claire Ilcinkas ... named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished the season with a 32-6 mark, including 23-4 in dual action ... was 11-1 at No. 6 singles, 11-3 at No. 5 and 1-0 at No. 4 singles ... after third loss of the season, went on to win 10 straight matches to improve her overall record to 21-3 ... went 27-12 overall in doubles, going 5-0 with Kelcy Tefft, 9-6 with Kristin Rafael, and 7-3 with Colleen Rielley ... went 7-9 at No. 2 doubles, 2-0 at No. 1 , and 6-1 at No. 3 doubles ... went 1-2 against ranked doubles teams ... with Rielley, defeated Indiana State's #60 Jennifer Migan and Joanne Schickerling (8-5) ... the pair also lost to 30th-ranked Yvette Hyndman and Naoko Ueshima of Georgia (5-8) ... paired with Rafael, they fell to #50 Jana Bielikova and Karolina Fillipiak from Baylor (4-8) ... doubles match with Rafael was halted with the match even at two in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... teamed with Rafael to defeat Miami's Michaela Kissell and Jenna Osborne, 8-1, in their second- round matchup.
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished the season with a 16-5 record, including a 9-1 mark in dual clinching wins as a team ... teamed with Ciobanu to go 23-6 overall and 17-5 in dual action, including 1-0 at No. 2 and 16-5 at No. 3 ... played alongside Kelcy Tefft, going 7-0 in dual action, including 1-0 at No. 1 and 6-0 at No. 2 ... went 3-1 with Colleen Rielley (all in open action) ... went 3-0 with Katie Potts (all in open action) ... also played one match with cousin Bailey Louderback at No. 3 doubles (won) ... in singles, recorded five and seven-match winning streaks ... went undefeated in three matches at the Hoosier Classic ... reached the quarterfinals of the 2006 ITA Midwest Regional Championship (with Cosmina Ciobanu).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four- year letterwinner at Arkansas City ... captured the Kansas class 5A state singles championship in both 2002 and 2003 ... three-time region and conference champion ... has to her credit a doubles title in a USTA National Open and was ranked as high as 75th nationally in singles ... entered college as the 65th ranked junior player in the country ... also stood 62nd in doubles ... went 85-1 in high school career and did not lose a match over freshman and sophomore seasons ... named Kansas Female Player of the Year ... given Missouri Valley Sportsmanship Award ... niece of head coach Jay Louderback ... part of the first mother-daughter combination ever to play for the longtime Irish mentor ... Krisik's mother, Jan, is Louderback's sister and was his first recruit when he began his head coaching career at Wichita State in 1980 ... father, Joe, played baseball at Wichita State ... brother, Kyle, played football at Southwestern Oklahoma State ... uncle, Brad, played tennis at Oklahoma State ... National Honor Society, Work Ethics Program, S.A.G.E. (gifted program), A.C. Players (theatre) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes were among her extracurriculars ... daughter of Joe and Jan Krisik ... born Feb. 11, 1988, in Arkansas City, Kansas ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a sociology and computer applications double major.