Irish Cap Weekend With Five Singles Wins At Midwest Blast

Irish defeat Missouri 5-1 in hidden dual singles match-up


Irish Dominate Singles Play At Midwest Blast

Notre Dame goes 5-1 in singles against Purdue on Saturday


Irish Break Even At Midwest Blast

Irish go 3-3 in doubles and singles on Day 1 of Illinois tournament


Irish Insights: Illinois Midwest Blast

Irish set to travel to Illinois for penultimate fall tournament


Gleason Falls In Round Of 16 At ITA Midwest Regional

Irish close weekend in Ann Arbor


Women's Tennis: Notre Dame Invitational (Sept. 26-28, 2014)

The Irish hosted the three-day invitational at the Courtney Tennis Center.

AS A SOPHOMORE: 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.

AS A FRESHMAN: 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.

PREP AND PERSONAL: 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, La. ... trains at the Kim Grant Tennis Academy ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and majoring in Marketing.

Mary Closs
Mary  Closs


Menlo Park, CA

High School:
St. Francis


Event Calendar


January 19
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 23
1:30 PM
Oklahoma State
Stillwater, Okla. (Greenwood Tennis Center)
January 24
Northwestern or Arizona State
Stillwater, Okla. (Greenwood Tennis Center)
January 31
11:00 AM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 31
5:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 5
All Day
ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Madison, Wis. (Neilson Tennis Center)
February 6
All Day
ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Madison, Wis. (Neilson Tennis Center)
February 7
All Day
ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Madison, Wis. (Neilson Tennis Center)

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