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Irish Travel To Louisville; Illinois Match Cancelled

Feb. 9, 2018


By Michael Scholl

NOTRE DAME, Indiana -- The Notre Dame women's tennis team will open Atlantic Coast Conference play on Friday, Feb. 9 at Louisville. The match is set for 3 p.m.

A scheduled match with Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 11, has been cancelled due to the snow storm hitting the Midwest. Notre Dame will work with Illinois to reschedule the contest at a later date. 

Match Four

WHO: Notre Dame (2-1) at Louisville (6-1)
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 9 | 3 p.m.
WHERE: Bass-Rudd Tennis Center | Louisville, KY
LIVE:  WatchESPN | Live Stats

On The Fighting Irish

Notre Dame enters the weekend 2-1 on the spring season with victories over Western Michigan and Eastern Illinois before a loss at No. 22 Ohio State a week ago. Freshman Cameron Corse remains the only undefeated singles player for the Irish, going 3-0 at four singles. Jay Louderback has used the same lineup for all three matches, with all other players at 2-1 on the year in singles:
1. Brooke Broda
2. Allison Miller
3. Zoe Spence
4. Cameron Corse
5. Caroline Dunleavy
6. Rachel Chong

The Irish have also used the same doubles lineup for all three matches thus far, with Broda & Miller at one with a 2-1 record, Corse & Spence going 3-0 at two and Ally Bojczuk and Chong posting a 2-1 record at three.

The Last Meeting
Notre Dame5
Louisville2
February 19, 2017
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
Irish Win Third Straight With 5-2 Victory Over Louisville
The University of Notre Dame women's tennis team won its third straight match Sunday and remained undefeated on the road in a 5-2 victory over Atlantic Coast Conference foe Louisville at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.

The Last Meeting
Notre Dame4
Illinois3
February 12, 2017
Champaign, Ill. (Varsity Tennis Center)
Irish Snare 4-3 Victory Over Illini
On a day on which no wins came easy — on which no wins even came in straight sets — the University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team showed resilience on the road in a 4-3 victory over Illinois at the Atkins Tennis Center.

On The Cardinals

Louisville is 6-1 on the year coming off a trip to Murfreesboro, Tennessee. While in Middle Tennessee, the Cards took a 4-3 decision from the host Blue Raiders while falling to the American Athletic Conference's Tulsa, 4-3. In the dual season, the Cardinals also have dual wins over Wright State, Dayton, UTEP, Northern Kentucky and Western Kentucky.

Notre Dame is 7-0 all-time against Louisville, including 6-0 under Louderback. Last year, the Irish took a 5-2 victory at Louisvlle.

Up Next

The Illinois contest was to open a six-match homestand for the Irish. Next weekend, they host Indiana and Wright State for a doubleheader on Sunday, Feb. 18. Action against the Hoosiers begins at 10 a.m., with the showdown against the Raiders slated for 2 p.m. Both matches can be seen live on UND.com.

-- ND --

Michael Scholl has been a member of the Fighting Irish Media communications staff at his alma mater since August 2016. He serves as the secondary contact for the Irish football and hockey teams, while coordinating communications efforts for the women's tennis program. Scholl has previously worked in communications at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Providence College, Vanderbilt University and the University of Cincinnati. The South Bend, Indiana, native earned a degree in political science from the College of Arts and Letters in 2009.


 

 

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