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Feb. 13, 1998

Notre Dame Women's Tennis Remains Unbeaten With 7-2 Win Over Ohio State

Notre Dame, Ind. ---- Despite losing singles matches at the numbers one and two positions, the 15th ranked University of Notre Dame women's tennis remained unbeaten with a 7-2 win over visiting Ohio State as the Irish improved to 3-0. .

Jennifer Hall, playing first singles, and Marisa Velasco, playing in the number two spot, each lost their singles matches in three sets. Hall fell victim to Kristy Dascoli 7-6, 3-6, 7-5, while was beaten by Briana Harris 7-6, 0-6, 7-6.

Michelle Dasso won her match at number three singles in convincing fashion as she registered a 6-4, 6-0 win over Amanda Yeley. Tiffany Gates and Kelly Zalinski registered identical 6-4, 6-2 straight set victories over their opponents and the numbers four and five positions, respectively. Gates was winner over Kadri Kanepi, while Zalinski defeated Cara Whittingham. Kelley Olson produced the final singles victory at the number six spot as she beat Caroline Nahuz in three sets 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

All three doubles teams produced victories. The team of Gates and Hall beat Dascoli and Harris at the number one spot 8-6, while the teams Dasso and Velasco (No. 2 doubles) and Olson and Velasco (No. 3 doubles) each won their matches by 8-3 counts.

Notre Dame returns to action tomorrow (February 14) at 1:00 p.m. when the Irish host 12th-ranked Tennessee.

Singles:
No. 1   Kristy Dascoli (OSU) def. Jennifer Hall (ND)       7-6, 3-6, 7-5
No. 2   Briana Harris (OSU) def. Marisa Velasco (ND)       7-6, 0-6, 7-6
No. 3   Michelle Dasso (ND) def. Amanda Yeley (OSU)        6-4, 6-0
No. 4   Tiffany Gates (ND) def. Kadri Kanepi (OSU)         6-4, 6-2
No. 5   Kelly Zalinski (ND) def. Cara Whittingham (OSU)    6-4, 6-2
No. 6   Kelley Olson (ND) def. Caroline Nahuz (OSU)        6-2, 4-6, 6-4
Doubles:
No. 1   Gates/Hall (ND) def. Dascoli/Harris (OSU)               8-6
No. 2   Dasso/Velasco (ND) def. Yeley/Kanepi (OSU)              8-3
No. 3   Olson/Zalinski (ND) def. Nahuz/Meredith Zimpfer (OSU)   8-3

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February 12
W, 4-3
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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