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Women's Tennis Defeats Wisconsin at Midwest Regional

May 16, 1998

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. --- The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team posted a 5-1 win over Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the NCAA Midwest Regional. Notre Dame will now face UCLA in the regional final on Sunday as the Bruins were a 5-0 winner in the other semifinal.

Notre Dame is the No. 2 seed in the event while UCLA is No. 1 and Wisconsin was No. 3. The winner of the regional advances to the 16-team NCAA Championship, which begins at Notre Dame on Thursday.

Notre Dame freshman Michelle Dasso had the clinching match for the Irish on Saturday at No. 2 singles as she posted a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 win over Andrea Nathan. Other winners on the day for the Irish were junior Marisa Velasco at No. 3, senior Tiffany Gates at No. 4, sophomore Kelly Zalinski at No. 5 and freshman Kim Guy at No. 6.

Singles

Barbara Urbanska (W) def. Jennifer Hall, 6-0, 5-7, 6-1; Michelle Dasso (N) def. Andrea Nathan, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3; Marisa Velasco (N) def. Tracy Zobrist, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Tiffany Gates (N) def. Marjon Copier, 1-6, 6-3, 6-1; Kelly Zalinski (N) def. Roz Sweeney, 6-4, 6-3; Kim Guy (N) def. Dena Banitot, 7-5, 6-2.

Doubles

Gates and Hall (N) vs. Urbanska and Copier, did not play; Dasso and Velasco (N) vs. Zobrist and Nathan, did not play; Kelley Olson and Zalinski (N) vs. Baritot and April Gabler, susp.


 

 

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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
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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
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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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All Day
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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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