Women's Tennis

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Mar. 1, 1998

Irish Lose to Kansas, 6-3

Velasco and Dasso Win Singles Matches

NOTRE DAME, Ind. --- Kansas University, ranked No. 27 in the country by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, won four of six singles matches on Sunday en route to a 6-3 win over No. 15 Notre Dame. The Irish drop to 8-3 on the season with the loss.

Notre Dame picked up singles wins from freshman Michelle Dasso at No. 2 and junior Marisa Velasco at No. 3. The No. 3 Notre Dame doubles team of Kelley Olson and Kelly Zalinski were also winners on the day.

Kansas 6, Notre Dame 3

Singles

Kylie Hunt (K) def. Jennifer Hall, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6; Michelle Dasso (N) def. Christine Sim, 7-5, 6-1; Marisa Velasco (N) def. Kris Sell, 6-3, 6-4; Christine Sues (K) def. Tiffany Gates, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4; Julia Sidorova (K) def. Kelly Zalinski, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5; Monica Sekulov (K) def. Kelley Olson, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles

Hunt and Sim (K) def. Gates and Hall, 8-5; Sidorova and Sues (K) def. Dasso and Velasco, 8-6; Olson and Zalinski (N) def. Sell and Sekulov.

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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