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    April 5, 1998

    The Irish Take Maryland with Ease

    Notre Dame Beats the Terps, 8-1

    RICHMOND, Va. --- The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team, ranked No. 16 in the country, improved its record to 13-7 on the season on Sunday with an 8-1 win over Maryland. The Terrapins drop to 8-6 on the season.

    Notre Dame freshman Michelle Dasso improved her record to 35-4 on the season in singles and to 19-0 in dual match play with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Lorraine Bittles. Junior Jennifer Hall was a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Meg Griffin and also won at No. 1 doubles. In addition to Hall, Dasso, Marisa Velasco, Tiffany Gates, Kelly Zalinksi and Kelley Olson were all winners in both singles and doubles for the Irish.

    Notre Dame 8, Maryland 1
    Jennifer Hall (N) def. Meg Griffin, 6-3, 7-5; 
    Michelle Dasso (N) def. Lorraine Bittles, 6-1, 6-3; 
    Marisa Velasco (N) def. Thea Ivanisevic, 7-6, 6-2; 
    Tiffany Gates (N) def. Stacy Walkowitz, 6-0, 6-1; 
    Kelly Zalinski (N) def. Chrissie Terrill, 6-3, 6-2; 
    Adrienne Pauelko (M) def. Kelley Olson, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4.
    Gates and Hall (N) def. Giffin and Bittles, 8-2; 
    Dasso and Velasco (N) def. Walkowitz and Terrill, 8-6; 
    Olson and Zalinski (N) def. Ivanisevic and Pauelko, 8-2.
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