Women's Tennis

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04/16/2015

No. 33 Irish Meeting No. 21 Clemson, No. 23 Duke This Weekend

Notre Dame plays Friday in South Carolina, wraps up Sunday at home

03/10/2015

No. 28 Irish Stroll Past East Carolina in Tampa

Match against Florida Gulf Coast cancelled

03/05/2015

Tennis Runs In The Family

Molly O'Koniewski, Julie Vrabel and Allison Miller lean on support from a family that knows the tennis system

02/20/2015

No. 26 Irish Clip No. 74 Cardinals, 4-3

Notre Dame bests Louisville in ACC opener

01/17/2015

No. 20 Irish Sweep Doubleheader Season Opener

Irish defeat Western Michigan 6-1, Detroit 7-0

10/15/2014

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

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

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star, 2013

AS A SENIOR:  Made seven appearances between the fall and spring seasons in both singles and doubles … tallied a 2-5 record in singles while posting a matching mark in doubles … notched first singles win of the year with a 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 win over Detroit’s Valeriya Kulikovskaya at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships … also defeated Detroit’s Nynke Van Der Goot 6-2, 6-4 during dual play … won first doubles match of the year with Allison Miller in an 8-4 decision over Tulane’s Emily Dvorak and Kyla Klier at the Notre Dame Invitational … earned a monogram 

AS A JUNIOR: Notched an 8-5 singles record and a 9-8 doubles mark between the fall and spring seasons … turned in a 4-1 record in dual singles play, mainly at the No. 6 slot … posted a 2-1 record in ACC singles play … won four of first six singles matches to start the fall campaign, while all singles wins came in straight sets throughout the season … topped No. 64 Virginia Tech’s Tea Ivanovic 6-0, 6-0 in Notre Dame’s 7-0 win on senior day … appeared in 11 dual matches at No. 3 doubles, including 10 with Mary Closs … notched five dual doubles wins while losing two in tiebreakers … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... achieved a 14-12 singles record (10-8 dual) and a 10-6 doubles mark in first season with the Irish ... logged a 3-1 doubles record at the adidas Hoosier Classic with teammate Quinn Gleason ... downed Purdue's Daniela Vidal (4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-4) to finish with a 1-2 singles record at the adidas Hoosier Classic ... advanced to the round of 32 in singles after defeating Michigan State's Catherine Parenteau (6-3, 6-1) at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships ... reached the round of 16 with teammate Katherine White after defeating Toledo 8-6 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals ... posted 2-1 singles record at the WMU Super Challenge ... ultimately fell to Indiana's Sophie Garre in a tight three-set thriller (6-4, 2-6, 0-1 (8-10)) ... finished the Super Challenge with victories over Bowling Green's Maddie Eccleston (6-7 (5), 6-4, 1-0 (10-4)) and Marquette's Laia Hernandez Soier (6-2, 6-2) ... remained a perfect 2-0 in doubles with teammate Jennifer Kellner at the Western Michigan tournament ... won first regular season singles match at the number six position against Bowling Green's Katie Brozovich (4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)) ... swept Illinois' Audrey O'Connor in straight sets (6-2, 6-3) ... pushed winning streak to three matches after defeating Jasmine Minor from No. 22 Georgia Tech (7-6 (3), 6-3) ... earned a three-set comeback win over No. 25 Tennessee's Tiffany Tavares (5-7, 6-4, 6-4) ... shut out Western Michigan's Kelsey King (6-2, 6-0) ... utilized a second-set tiebreak to outlast DePaul's Jarret Fisher (5-2, 7-6 (7-4)) ... came back from a set down against Mimi Nguyen from No. 10 Michigan (3-6, 6-4, 6-2) ... won a back-and-forth tilt against Marquette's Ali Dawson (6-3, 6-7 (4), 10-6) ... won first two doubles matches of the spring with partner Julie Sabacinski, defeating Bowling Green's Jade Johnson and Mary Hill (8-5) and Illinois' Allison Falkin and Julia Jamieson (8-3) ... duo later blanked Jesse Grace and Mimi Fotopoulos from No. 25 Tennessee (8-0).

AS A FRESHMAN (Virginia): Appeared in 42 matches as a freshman at Virginia ... posted a 16-9 singles record, and a 14-8 mark in doubles play ... won her first six matches during the fall tournament slate ... four of the six victories were decided in the third set ... claimed the Flight B singles title at the UVA Fall Invitational with a 6-4, 6-3 win over VCU's Darla Yakauleva ... won all four of her matches at the Kitty Harrison Invitational, downing North Carolina's Jennifer Stone 6-2, 6-1 to close the event ... opened the spring season with three consecutive wins at number six singles ... began the fall doubles schedule with partner Caryssa Peretz (8-7 record) ... the duo opened the season with five straight wins ... played final seven doubles matches with five different partners. 

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:
 Reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship ... received the 2010 Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award, presented by the USTA to a junior player in good standing who exemplifies sportsmanship in tournament play ... ranked in the top 15 nationally of every age group throughout junior tennis ... graduated from Heritage Academy in Hilton Head, S.C., in 2011 ... member of the National Honor Society and served as vice president of her senior class ... daughter of Scott and Gail O'Koniewski ... has one brother, Jack ... mother Gail was a captain on the tennis team at Boston University ... aunt Dianna McCarthy Zipoli played tennis at North Carolina ... grandfather John McCarthy played football at Boston College ... majoring in American studies in the College of Arts and Letters.

Molly O'Koniewski
Molly  O'Koniewski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hilton Head, SC

High School:
Heritage Academy

Last College:
Virginia

Height:
5-9

Event Calendar

Delta

January 22
10:00 AM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 22
3:00 PM
Wright State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 29
10:00 AM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Alpha Tennis & Fitness Club)
February 3
3:00 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
11:00 AM
Illinois
Champaign, Ill. (Varsity Tennis Center)
February 18
10:00 AM
Indiana
Bloomington, Ind. (IU Tennis Center)
February 19
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
February 22
5:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 25
10:00 AM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 25
3:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
4:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 5
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 13
3:00 PM
Norfolk State
Norfolk, Va. (NSU Tennis Complex)
March 15
3:00 PM
William & Mary
Williamsburg, Va. (McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center)
March 17
TBA
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Wake Forest Tennis Complex)
March 19
12:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 24
4:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 26
12:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 31
TBA
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
April 7
4:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 9
11:00 AM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 13
4:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)
April 15
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (Ken Byers Tennis Complex)
April 23
12:00 PM
Clemson
Clemson, S.C. (Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)
April 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 27
All Day
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
All Day
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 29
All Day
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
All Day
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)

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