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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

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February 12
3:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 14
1:00 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (Varsity Tennis Center)
February 17
TBA
Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind. (Schwartz Tennis Center)
February 20
11:00 AM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 21
2:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 26
TBA
Boston College
Boston, Mass. (TBA)
February 28
TBA
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Drumlins Tennis Center)
March 6
TBA
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Neil Schiff Tennis Center)
March 8
9:00 AM
East Carolina
Puerto Rico (TBA)
March 8
3:00 PM
LIU Brooklyn
Puerto Rico (TBA)
March 18
3:30 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 24
TBA
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center)
March 26
11:00 AM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 1
3:30 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 3
TBA
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Center)
April 8
3:30 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 10
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 15
3:30 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 17
TBA
Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia (Snyder Tennis Complex)
April 20
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 22
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 23
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 24
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)

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