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Women's Tennis Finishes Regular Season with a Victory

April 21, 1998

NOTRE DAME, Ind. --- The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team, ranked No. 18 in the country, finished its regular season on Tuesday with a 7-2 win over Indiana. Notre Dame is 16-8 overall and 8-0 in regional play as it heads into the BIG EAST Championship this weekend in Miami. The Irish are the two-time defending champion of the event.

Notre Dame won four of six singles matches against the Hoosiers, including a 7-5, 6-2 win by Jennifer Hall over Correne Stout at No. 1. Hall is ranked No. 22 in the country in singles. The other singles winners on the day for Notre Dame were junior Marisa Velasco at No. 3, senior Tiffany Gates at No. 4 and sophomore Kelly Zalinski at No. 5.

Notre Dame sealed the win by winning all three doubles matches, including an 8-4 win by Hall and Gates at No. 1 doubles over Stout and Kelly Blanch. Freshman Michelle Dasso and Velasco won at No. 2 doubles while senior Kelley Olson and Zalinski won at No. 3.

Notre Dame 7, Indiana 2

Singles
Jennifer Hall (N) def. Correne Stout, 7-5, 6-2;
Kelly Blanch (I) def. Michelle Dasso, 3-6, 7-5; 6-4;
Marisa Velasco (N) def. Zahara Ahamed, 6-1, 6-2;
Tiffany Gates (N) def. Megan McCarney, 7-6, 6-0;
Kelly Zalinski (N) def. Jessica Anderson, 6-1, 6-0;
Christy Sharp (I) def. Kim Guy, 2-6, 7-5, 7-5.

Doubles
Gates and Hall (N) def. Blanch and Stout, 8-4;
Dasso and Velasco (N) def. Ahamed and McCarney, 8-5;
Olson and Zalinski (N) def. Kelly Fitzgerald and Sharp.


 

 

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January 22
10:00 AM
Western Michigan
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January 22
3:00 PM
Wright State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 29
10:00 AM
Pittsburgh
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February 3
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11:00 AM
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Champaign, Ill. (Varsity Tennis Center)
February 18
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Bloomington, Ind. (IU Tennis Center)
February 19
12:00 PM
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Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
February 22
5:00 PM
Purdue
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February 25
10:00 AM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 25
3:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
4:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 5
12:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 13
3:00 PM
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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
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Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
April 7
4:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 9
11:00 AM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 13
4:00 PM
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Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)
April 15
12:00 PM
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Atlanta, Ga. (Ken Byers Tennis Complex)
April 23
12:00 PM
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Clemson, S.C. (Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)
April 26
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Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
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Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
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Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
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All Day
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