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April 13, 1998

Notre Dame Improves to 15-8 with 7-2 win over Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C.-Notre Dame's 17th-ranked women's tennis team swept the singles matches and cruised to a 7-2 win at Clemson to improve to 15-8 on the season. Clemson falls to 7-11.

Freshman Michelle Dasso improved to 21-1 in dual matches with a tough 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles over Etresia Kruger in which she held off several match points by Kruger in the second set. The Irish used five straight-set wins in the remaining five singles matches for a 6-0 lead after singles.

Clemson won two of the three matches for the final 7-2score. Senior Tiffany Gates and junior Jennifer Hall beat Clemson's Stefanie Woerz and Cinny Clausen 8-3 for Notre Dame's only doubles win.

The was the fourth straight for the Irish against an ACC opponent dating back to an 8-1 win over Maryland on Sun., April 5. Notre Dame also beat 10th-ranked Wake Forest 8-1 on Thursday, April 9, before losing to third ranked Duke on Sat., April 11.

Notre Dame returns to the court with its final match of the regular season on Tues., April 21, when the Irish play host to the Indiana Hoosiers. The two-time defending champions BIG EAST champions then head to Miami, Fla., for the BIG EAST championships April 23-26.

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February 12
3:30 PM
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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