Women's Tennis



Irish On Tour: Irish Trio Finding Success on Pro Circuit

Gleason, Robinson and Closs all appearing in current WTA rankings


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

Irish run ends in 4-0 loss at Ohio State


Irish Gut Out Victory Over Short-Handed Jayhawks In NCAA Championship First Round

Miller pulls out epic three-set win to clinch 4-3 victory for Notre Dame


Irish Fall To Clemson In Second Round Of ACC Championship

Tigers defeat Irish 4-0 Thursday in Rome, Georgia


Irish Advance At ACCs After Emphatic 4-0 Victory

Notre Dame defeats Pittsburgh in first round of ACC Championship


ACC Women's Tennis Championship First Round

ACC Women's Tennis Championship First Round


Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest


Notre Dame vs. Purdue

Notre Dame vs. Purdue


Notre Dame v. #13 Michigan

Notre Dame v. #13 Michigan


Notre Dame v. UCLA (NCAA First Round)

Notre Dame v. UCLA (NCAA First Round)


  • Finished the season 15-15 in singles and 12-20 in doubles
  • Competed with Bess Waldram (1-1), Allison Miller (7-5), Rachel Chong (0-2) and Monica Robinson (4-12) in doubles
  • Won nine straight singles matches, topping her opponents in 18 of 19 sets, from Jan. 22-March 13, 2017


  • Completed the season with an overall record of 18-16 in singles and 15-20 in doubles
  • Won against Grace Summers of Eastern Illinois (6-0, 6-1) in singles and, with partner Allison Miller, defeated Barbare Eristavi/Ella Perinovic of Western Michigan (8-1) at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships
  • Defeated Ines Vias of Illinois (7-5, 7-5), Natalia Davila of Purdue (6-4, 6-1), Stephanie Smith of Indiana (6-3, 6-1), Silvia Fuentes of Miami (6-3, 3-6, 6-2), Amanda Rebol of NC State (5-7, 6-3, 7-5), and Kate Vialle of North Carolina (7-5, 6-0) during the dual season
  • At the ACC Championship, won against Ally Miller-Krasilnikov of Clemson (6-4, 4-6, 6-2) and, with doubles partner Julie Vrabel, defeated Amber Washington/Callie Frey of Pittsburgh (6-1) and Tristen Dewar/Ally Miller-Krasilnikov of Clemson (6-4)
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a monogram


  • Turned in a solid season with a 34-24 combined record at singles and doubles between the fall and spring season
  • Won three out of four doubles matches playing with Brooke Broda during the Western Michigan University Super Challenge to wrap up the fall season
  • Spent the majority of the spring playing at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles with Jane Fennelly
  • Tallied a 12-10 record in singles during the dual season, while notching a 13-5 record as Fennelly’s partner
  • Defeated 116th-ranked Gabriella Castaneda (7-5, 6-1) of Florida State during the ACC Championship
  • Beat Palina Dubavets (6-4, 2-6, 7-5) of TCU in Notre Dame’s first-round loss in the NCAA Championships
  • Earned a monogram


  • Compiled an outstanding initial campaign, boasting a 20-13 singles record (14-10 dual) as well as a 12-15 doubles mark (8-10 dual)
  • Wasted no time in beginning collegiate career with a bang, sweeping the field at the Ball State Fall Invitational en route to a 4-0 record
  • Played one match against a nationally ranked player, losing to No. 113 Monique Albuquerque of Miami, Fla., in straight sets (2-6, 1-6)
  • Longest win streak during season spanned six matches from March 26 to April 13.
  • Spent the majority of the spring season playing at No. 3 doubles, splitting time with Julie Sabacinski and Molly O'Koniewski
  • Along with O'Koniewski, defeated Emily Safron and Heini Salonen of Boston College (6-3) in the first round of the ACC Tournament before bowing out against Stephanie Wagner and Lina Lileikite of Miami, Fla., (6-8)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Letterwinner at St. Francis High School
  • Ranked among the top-five players in Northern California
  • Three-time Western Catholic Athletic League first team selection
  • Two-time San Jose Mercury News all-league first team choice
  • Member of the 2010 Central Coast Section Scholastic Championship team
  • Top-50 national prospect was a finalist at the 2012 Girls 18s National Open and the 2011 Girls 16s Doubles Orange Bowl, both sanctioned by the United States Tennis Association
  • Reached the doubles final of the Waco Junior International Tennis Federation event in September of 2011
  • Participated in the 2011 USTA Intersectional Team Championships in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Trains at the Kim Grant Tennis Academy
  • Graduated in May 2017 with a degree from the Mendoza College of Business

Mary Closs
Mary  Closs


Menlo Park, CA

High School:
St. Francis


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