Women's Tennis

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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.

Event Calendar

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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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