Women's Tennis defeated Illinois 4 to 3 in the Eck Tennis Pavilion on February 19th.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Wrapped up second season with the Irish with a 14-6 record (7-3 dual) in doubles and a 9-11 singles mark ... swept through the field with a perfect 3-0 singles record at the adidas Hoosier Classic ... added a 3-1 doubles record with playing partner Chrissie McGaffigan ... advanced to the round of 16 at the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional Championships with Molly O'Koniewski ... the pair posted a 2-1 record before falling to No. 10 Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton from Northwestern (2-8) ... finished the fall slate with a 1-1 record in both singles and doubles play at the Western Michigan Super Challenge ... won first singles tilt of the spring against DePaul's Zaina Sufi (6-1, 6-2) ... opened three-match winning streak at No. 9 Georgia over Lilly Kimbell (7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)) ... swept UAB's Elaine Simon (6-1, 6-1) and Georgia Tech's Jasmine Minor (6-2, 6-2) during the surge ... victor in three of final four doubles tilts paired with Quinn Gleason, including matching 8-4 decisions in the BIG EAST Championship final against Fanny Fracassi and Paula Montoya (USF) and in the second round of the NCAA Championship against Michigan's Ronit Yurovsky and Kristen Dodge.
AS A FRESHMAN: Helped the Irish at the four and six singles positions as a freshman ... achieved a perfect 6-0 conference record ... picked up key wins against Mikele Irazusta from No. 40 Maryland (6-2, 6-4) and Call Gustafson from No. 70 DePaul (6-3, 6-1) ... paired with Britney Sanders in second doubles in the fall, finishing with a 7-3 record during tournament play ... defeated No. 20 Kate Fuller/Lauren Herring of Georgia 8-6 at the Indiana Invitational ... the pair opened the spring season at the No. 25 position in the ITA doubles rankings ... duo won first three dual matches, including an 8-1 decision at number one doubles over IPFW's Alex Forsyth/Anita Henestrosa ... teamed up with Shannon Mathews in an 8-3 win over Ana Pimienta/Rocio Diaz of Marquette.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: A two-sport athlete while attending Brookstone High School ... competed in both tennis and cross country ... earned three varsity letter (two in tennis, one in cross country) ... helped tennis team capture the conference, regional and state championship during both freshman and sophomore seasons while playing at the No. 1 court, including going undefeated during sophomore year ... named team MVP and all-city selection both seasons while also earning All-America distinction sophomore year ... helped cross country team capture the regional championship in her senior year ... in 2008, captured the National 16's in doubles on clay courts and finished runner-up on the hard courts ... also played mixed doubles with Pete Sampras and Todd Martin that year at the local Columbus Civic Center, competing in front of 3,000 people ... member of Younglife, Spanish Club and Key Club ... daughter of Will and Amy White ... mother played tennis for Alabama, while father played tennis at Duke ... grandfather, Jack Dougherty (1949) and great uncle, Bill Dougherty (1955) both attended Notre Dame ... has two siblings, Elizabeth and Abby ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.