Women's Tennis


Feb. 15, 1998

Notre Dame Blanks Boston College, 9-0

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team improved its record to 5-0 on the season with a 9-0 shutout victory over Boston College on Sunday. Notre Dame, ranked No. 15 in the country, has now won its five matches by a combined score of 37-8 this season.

Winners in both singles and doubles on the day for the Irish were senior Kelley Olson, junior Marisa Velasco, sophomore Kelly Zalinski and freshmen Michelle Dasso.

Notre Dame 9, Boston College 0

Marisa Velasco (ND) def. Cynthia Tow, 6-3, 6-2;
Michelle Dasso (ND) def. Kiren Fernando, 6-3, 6-4;
Tiffany Gates (ND) def. Mercedes de Valle, 6-3, 6-4;
Kelly Zalinski (ND) def. Christina Malone, 6-1, 6-1;
Kelley Olson (ND) def. Kim Arbuckle, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1;
Darcie Sweet (ND) def. Kara Swanson, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Dasso and Velasco (ND) def. Tow and Fernando, 8-4;
Olson and Zalinski (ND) def. Malone and del Valle, 8-2;
Guy and Haskell (ND) def. Swanson and Arbuckle, 9-8.

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