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Feb. 27, 1998

No. 16 Notre Dame Defeats Syracuse, 8-1

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The 16th-ranked Notre Dame women's tennis team claimed five of six singles matches en route to an 8-1 victory over Syracuse at the Eck Pavilion on Friday afternoon.

Freshman Michelle Dasso, junior Marisa Velasco and sophomore Kelly Zalinski won singles and doubles matches for Notre Dame as the Irish improved to 7-2 on the season. Jennifer Hall also recorded a singles victory for the Irish with a 6-2, 6-1 win in number one singles.

The Irish swept the three doubles matches with Dasso and Velasco recording an 8-3 victory in number one doubles. Kelley Olson and Zalinski teamed up to win number two doubles 6-2, 6-1 and Kim Guy and Courtney Haskell won their number three doubles match 8-1.

Syracuse, which received a victory in number six singles from Anna Khvalina, fell to 1-6 on the season.

Notre Dame returns to action tomorrow morning when the Irish host Minnesota and Kansas beginning at 9 a.m. at the Eck Pavilion.

Singles:
No. 1 - Jennifer Hall (ND) def. Nicole Strnadova (SU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 - Michelle Dasso (ND) def. Miki Kanemitsu (SU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 - Marisa Velasco (ND) def. Michelle Neveklovska (SU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 - Tiffany Gates (ND) def. Shareen Lai (SU) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 - Kelly Zalinski (ND) def. Zuzanna Borucka (SU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 - Anna Khvalina (SU) def. Kelley Olson (ND) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles:
No. 1 - Dasso/Velasco (ND) def. Khvalina/Strnadova (SU) 8-3
No. 2 - Olson/Zalinski (ND) def. Kanemitsu/Neveklovska (SU) 8-3
No. 3 - Kim Guy/Courtney Haskell (ND) def. Borucka/Rachel Marcoccia (SU) 8-1

Event Calendar

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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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