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Irish Fall In First Season Loss To Arizona State

Sophomore Quinn Gleason

Jan. 25, 2014

Results

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team fell in a hard match to No. 26 Arizona State today in the first round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The Irish lost to the Sun Devil 4-0 in Evanston, Ill., and will play Oklahoma State in the second day of the event tomorrow.

Despite sophomore Quinn Gleason and senior Britney Sanders’ doubles victory at No. 1 over Leighann Sahagun and Joanna Smith (6-2), the Irish lost the doubles point to Arizona State. Freshman Mary Closs and senior Julie Sabacinski lost at No. 2 doubles to Ebony Panoho and Stephanie Vlad, 6-3, and senior Jennifer Kellner and freshman Jane Fennelly fell to Desirae Krawcyk and Kassidy Jump at No. 3, 7-5.

The Sun Devils picked up their victory with three more wins in singles matches. Sanders fell to Stephanie Vlad (ranked 50th) at No. 1, 6-1, 6-2 and Closs lost at No. 4 to Panaho, 6-4, 6-0. Krawcyk clinched the win for Arizona State in a superset tiebreaker against Quinn Gleason, winning 6-1, 4-6, 1-0.

Notre Dame’s match against Oklahoma State begins tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Singles

1. No. 50 Stephanie Vlad (ASU) def. Britney Sanders (ND), 6-1, 6-2

2. No. 91 Desirae Krawczyk (ASU) def. No. 67 Quinn Gleason (ND), 6-1, 4-6, 1-0

3. Leighann Sahagun (ASU) vs. Jennifer Kellner, 6-7, 6-3 (unfinished)


 

 

4. Ebony Panoho (ASU) def. Mary Closs (ND), 6-4, 6-0

5. Kassidy Jump (ASU) vs. Julie Vrabel, 6-4, 6-7 (unfinished)

6. Gussie O’Sullivan (ASU) vs. Julie Sabacinski, 6-7, 1-5 (unfinished)

 

Doubles

1. No. 30 Quinn Gleason/Britney Sanders (ND) def. Leighann Sahagun/Joanna Smith (ASU), 6-2

2. Ebony Panoho/Stephanie Vlad (ASU) def. Mary Closs/Julie Sabacinski (ND), 6-3

3. Desirae Krawcyk/Kassidy Jump (ASU) def, Jennifer Kellner/Jane Fennelly (ND), 7-5 

--Lauren Chval, Media Relations Assistant

--ND--

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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