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Irish Blank DePaul, 7-0
Head coach Jay Louderback saw his team sweep all seven points from DePaul Friday evening.
 
Head coach Jay Louderback saw his team sweep all seven points from DePaul Friday evening.

April 11, 2008

Complete Results

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team bounced back from Wednesday's near upset of Northwestern on Friday evening at the Eck Tennis Center as they shut down DePaul, 7-0, and improved to 17-7 on the year.

Brook Buck (33-6) and Kelsey Teft (35-5), the No. 1 doubles team in the country, were clearly on top of their game as they quickly jumped out to a 4-0 lead on DePaul's leading doubles team of Beatrix Csordas and Selma Slakovic and never looked back. The duo captured an 8-4 victory. Kali Krisik (25-11) and Kristen Rafael (16-11) also posted an impressive win as they shut down the No. 3 Blue Demon's doubles team of Gergana Ganeva and Katarina Milinkovic, 8-2, to secure the first point of the match for the Irish.

The determined play displayed in the doubles portion carried over into the singles matches as Kelsey Teft (23-7) took it to her opponent, Dunja Antunovic, in straight sets (6-2, 6-3). DePaul's Gergana Ganeva could not overcome Brook Buck's aggressive style of play as Brook secured her 15th win of the season in straight sets (6-2, 6-2). Sophomore Cosmina Ciobanu continued her hot streak as she dominated all aspects of her match against Selma Salkovic and posted an impressive 6-3, 6-0 win to improve to 23-15 on the year. Colleen Rielly, also a sophomore, kept up the trend by dominating her match against Katarina Milinkovic, winning in straight sets (6-3, 6-3). Katie Potts (19-8) had a strong outing as she won her match against Kirsten Gambrell in straight sets (6-2, 6-1).

 

 

In the final match Kali Krisik started off slow against Beatrix Csordas, dropping the first set 1-6, but quickly regained her composure to win the second and third sets by respective scores of 6-3, 10-5 to secure the sweep.

The 16th ranked Irish will host Marquette on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. (ET) in their final match of the season before heading to the Big East Tournament on Thursday (April 17th) in Tampa, Fla.

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All Day
Northwestern Invitational
Evanston, Ill.
October 1
All Day
Northwestern Invitational
Evanston, Ill.
October 1
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Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 2
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All-American Championships - Pre-Qualifying
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Northwestern Invitational
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October 4
All Day
All-American Championships - Qualifying
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 5
All Day
All-American Championships - Qualifying
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 6
All Day
All-American Championships
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 7
All Day
All-American Championships
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 8
All Day
All-American Championships
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October 9
All Day
All-American Championships
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 20
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships - Qualifying
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 21
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships - Qualifying
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 21
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 22
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 23
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 24
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
October 25
All Day
ITA Midwest Regional Championships
East Lansing, Mich. (MSU Indoor Tennis Facility)
November 3
All Day
USTA/ITA Natl Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
Flushing, N.Y. (Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)
November 4
All Day
USTA/ITA Natl Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
Flushing, N.Y. (Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)
November 4
All Day
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
November 4
All Day
Lakewood Ranch Invitational
Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
November 5
All Day
Lakewood Ranch Invitational
Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
November 5
All Day
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
November 5
All Day
USTA/ITA Natl Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
Flushing, N.Y. (Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)
November 6
All Day
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
November 6
All Day
Lakewood Ranch Invitational
Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
November 6
All Day
USTA/ITA Natl Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
Flushing, N.Y. (Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)
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
TBD
April 27
All Day
ACC Championships
TBD
April 28
All Day
ACC Championships
TBD
April 29
All Day
ACC Championships
TBD
April 30
All Day
ACC Championships
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