Women's Tennis

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Jan. 31, 1998

Notre Dame Women's Tennis Defeats Purdue 6-1

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The 15th-ranked Notre Dame women's tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Purdue at the Drake Tennis Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Notre Dame won five of six singles matches and earned the point in doubles after winning two of three matches. All five winners in singles won their matches in two sets.

The only Irish player not to win her singles match was Marisa Velasco who lost in three sets by Jennifer Embry 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

Purdue falls to 0-3 on the season with the loss.

Singles:
No. 1 Jennifer Hall (Notre Dame) def. Mary Beth Maggart (Purdue) 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 Jennifer Embry (Purdue) def. Marisa Velasco (Notre Dame) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
No. 3 Michelle Dasso (Notre Dame) def. Erika Quebe (Purdue) 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 Tiffany Gates (Notre Dame) def. Shannon Taheny (Purdue) 7-6, 7-5
No. 5 Kelly Zalinski (Notre Dame) def. Lisa Walgenbach (Purdue) 6-0, 6-3
No. 6 Kelley Olson (Notre Dame) def. Hally Cohen (Purdue) 7-5, 6-4

Doubles:
No. 1 Maggart/Embry (Purdue) def. Gates/Hall (Notre Dame) 8-6
No. 2 Dasso/Velasco (Notre Dame) def. Quebe/Taheny (Purdue) 8-3
No. 3 Olson/Zalinski (Notre Dame) def. Walgenbach/Katy Moran (Purdue) 8-4

Records:
Notre Dame 2-0
Purdue 0-3

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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