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05/21/2015

Irish Duo Falls In NCAA Doubles Championship

No. 29 Gleason and Robinson fall to Cal's No. 7 Manasse and Starr

05/09/2015

Irish Fight But Fall To TCU, 4-2, In NCAA First Round

Four singles matches went to third sets as the Irish drop a close match

05/08/2015

With Experience As A Guide, Irish Women Set For NCAAs

No. 34 Notre Dame will face No. 17 TCU in the NCAA first round on Saturday

05/07/2015

An Unlikely Duo

Monica Robinson and Quinn Gleason use their differences to dominate

04/29/2015

Irish Pair Will Compete At NCAA Doubles Championships

Gleason and Robinson earn at-large bid

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2015 NCAA Doubles Championship qualifier
  • 2015 All-ACC Third Team
  • 2014 USTA/ITA Intercollegiate Indoor Doubles Championship qualifier

AS A SOPHOMORE:  Had an impressive season, topping the lineup card at No. 1 doubles with Quinn Gleason and providing a steady hand at No. 2 singles for the Irish … named to All-ACC Third Team ... ranked as high as No. 16 nationally in doubles … defeated No. 41 Rima Asatrian and Kanika Vaidya of Columbia 6-2 at the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships in September … earned an at-large bid to the USTA/ITA Intercollegiate Indoor Doubles Championship with Gleason, where the pair won one of three matches ... picked up a handful of ranked doubles wins throughout the spring season … defeated No. 10 Emina Bektas and Alex Najarian of Michigan 6-4 on February 1 … knocked off North Carolina’s No. 12 Caroline Price and Jamie Loeb 8-5 in a 5-2 loss to the top-ranked Tar Heels on March 13 … defeated Ohio State’s No. 26 Gabriella De Santis and Sandy Niehaus 7-5 on February 8 … dropped No. 36 Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno of Miami 8-4 on April 10 … qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship … assembled an overall record of 16-15 at singles, starting the season off with a win over No. 102 Tina Jiang of Columbia (6-4, 6-2) … rallied to notch a ranked win over No. 64 Paige Hourigan of Georgia Tech (6-3, 4-6, 6-1) and, twice, against Kerrie Cartwright of Florida State (No. 89, 7-5, 6-3, regular season; No. 118, 6-4, 6-3, ACC Championships) … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Posted an incredibly successful initial campaign... compiled a 24-10 singles record (17-7 dual) as well as an 11-12 doubles mark (2-11 dual) ... wasted no time in wowing the singles field at the ACC Championships, making quick work of Boston College's Heini Salonen in straight sets (6-3, 6-2) before rallying to dispatch Clementina Riobueno of Miami (1-6, 6-4, 6-4) ... cruised to a victory against DePaul's Kelsey Lawson in straight sets (6-2, 6-1) on the first day of the NCAA regional at Evanston, Illinois, before earning a hard-fought triumph against Northwestern's Manon Peri (6-1, 1-6, 6-1) ... eventually lost to 110th-ranked Maya Jensen of Alabama (4-6, 3-6) in the NCAA Sweet 16 ... also rallied to defeat 100th-ranked Tristen Dewar of Clemson (3-6, 7-6, 6-4) during conference play ... split time with Jennifer Kellner and Jane Fennelly at doubles for a majority of the fall and spring seasons ... defeated the 46th-ranked duo of Sarah Lee and Ronit Yurovsky of Michigan (8-6) with Kellner ... earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Tennis letterwinner at Fallbrook High School ... completed senior season at nearby Oasis High School ... ranked eighth in the class of 2017 according to TennisRecruiting.net ... reached the No. 1 ranking in the Southern California 18s division ... ranked among the girls 18s national top 20 ... named Fallbrook High School Athlete of the Year ... selected as Fallbrook's Most Valuable Player in 2011 and 2012 ... a top-50 national competitor, won the Avocado League Championship and was a California Interscholastic Federation tournament finalist as a junior ... reached the finals of the Avocado League Championship as a freshman ... SCTA Sportsmanship Award winner ... has earned one silver medal and two bronze medals in national open competition ... 2013 Claremont ITF Doubles champion ... 2012 San Diego Player of the Year ... 2012 United States Tennis Association Regional Open finalist ... won the 113th annual Ojai Tournament ... finalist at the USTA National Open in Denver, Colorado, and also earned the National Open Sportsmanship Award ... won the silver ball in women's doubles at the Balboa National Open ... 2012 Southern California Junior Sectionals Consolation winner ... claimed the West Coast Bay Championship in 2011 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and double majoring in Marketing and Spanish.

Monica Robinson
Monica  Robinson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valley Center, CA

High School:
Oasis

Height:
5-4

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