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Irish Take Wake Forest 8-1

April 9, 1998

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team, ranked No. 17 in the country, defeated No. 10 Wake Forest by an 8-1 score on Thursday afternoon. Notre Dame improves to 14-7 on the season while Wake Forest is 11-7.

The win was the first over a top 10 opponent for the Irish since the 1996 NCAA Championship, when the Irish posted a 5-0 win over No. 10 BYU in the first round.

Freshman Michelle Dasso continued her winning ways for the Irish at No. 2 singles as she posted a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win over Mariel Verban. Dasso is the No. 19 ranked player in the country and now has a singles record of 36-4 this season and 20-0 in dual match player.

Junior Jennifer Hall, the No. 22 ranked player in the country, was a winner at No. 1 singles for the Irish with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Nicola Kaiwai. Hall and Dasso were also winners for the Irish in doubles.

Notre Dame 8, Wake Forest 1

Singles
Jennifer Hall (N) def. Nicola Kaiwai, 6-2, 6-1;
Michelle Dasso (N) def. Mariel Verban, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4;
Marisa Velasco (N) def. Lule Aydin, 6-1, 6-4;
Tiffany Gates (N) def. Dorothee Kurz, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1;
Annemarie Milton (W) def. Kelly Zalinski, 7-5, 7-5;
Kim Guy (N) def. Line Ullring, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles
Gates and Hall (N) def. Kaiwai and Aydin, 8-1;
Dasso and Velasco (N) def. Milton and Ullring, 8-6;
Olson and Zalinski (N) def. Terri Hieti and Jackie Houston, 9-7.

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January 31
W, 5-2
Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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W, 7-0
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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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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