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
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.
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.