Women's Tennis

@ndwomenstennis
Frilling Falls at Riviera/ITA All-American Championship
Senior Cosmina Ciobanu advanced to the semifinals of the doubles competition at the Wildcat Fall Invitational with partner Colleen Rielley.
 
Senior Cosmina Ciobanu advanced to the semifinals of the doubles competition at the Wildcat Fall Invitational with partner Colleen Rielley.

Oct. 9, 2009

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Sophomore Kristy Frilling saw her run at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship come to an end Friday with a second-round loss to Georgia Tech's Irina Falconi.

The eighth-ranked Falconi topped No. 20 Frilling, 6-4, 6-1, in the second round of the main singles draw.

Frilling joined junior Kali Krisik for their first doubles consolation match. The 15th-ranked Irish duo bested Virginia's No. 20 Emily Fraser and Jennifer Stevens, 8-4. Frilling and Krisik will take on the second-ranked and top-seed Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova, of California, Saturday in their second consolation match.

Two other Irish doubles teams competed Friday at the Wildcat Invitational hosted by Northwestern.

In Flight A, Cosmina Ciobanu and Colleen Rielley advanced to the semifinals before falling to Northwestern's Samantha Murray and Lauren Lui.

In their first-round matchup, Ciobanu and Rielley topped Michigan State's Amy Barton and Elena Ivanova, 8-5. The Irish tandem advanced to the semifinals with an 8-3 win over Oklahoma's Tara Eckel and Maria Kalashnikova in the second round. Ciobanu and Rielley ended their day with an 8-3 setback to Murray and Lui.

Also competing in Flight A doubles were freshman Christine McGaffigan and junior Kristen Rafael.

McGaffigan and Rafael dropped their first-round match to Wisconsin's Katya Mirnova and Aleksandra Markovic, 8-6, and fell to Minnesota's Tijana Koprivica and Jackie Sperling, 8-4, in their first consolation match. The Irish duo wrapped up doubles competition with an 8-2 loss to Northwestern's Elena Chernyakova and Linda Abu Mushrefova.

Singles matches get underway at the Wildcat Fall Invitational Saturday at 10 a.m. (CT).

 

 

Complete results will be available at www.und.com.

Riviera/ITA All-American Championship Results

Singles

#8 Irina Falconi (GT) def. #20 Kristy Frilling (ND) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles Consolation

#15 Frilling/Krisik (ND) def. #20 Fraser/Stevens (UV)8-4

Wildcat Fall Invitational Results

Flight A Doubles

Mirnova/Markovic (Wis) def. McGaffigan/Rafael (ND) 8-6

Ciobanu/Rielley (ND) def. Barton/Ivanova (MSU) 8-5

Ciobanu/Rielley (ND) def. Eckel/Kalashnikova (OK) 8-3

Murray/Lui (NU) def. Ciobanu/Rielley (ND) 8-3

Doubles Consolation

Koprivica/Spering (Minn) def. McGaffigan/Rafael (ND) 8-4

Chernyakova/Mushrefova (NU) def. McGaffigan/Rafael (ND) 8-2

--ND--

Event Calendar

Delta

September 30
NTS
Northwestern Invitational
Evanston, Ill.
RECAP
October 1
All Day
Northwestern Invitational
Evanston, Ill.
October 1
All Day
All-American Championships - Pre-Qualifying
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 2
All Day
All-American Championships - Pre-Qualifying
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
October 2
All Day
Northwestern Invitational
Evanston, Ill.
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
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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
TBD

Shop Now

Nissan

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries

Canon

St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka