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 Singles 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. Doubles 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.