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Inside Irish: Indiana & Louisville

Feb. 17, 2017


By Joanne Norell

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team will wrap up a three-match road stint this weekend when the Irish head south to face Indiana on Saturday and Atlantic Coast Conference foe Louisville on Sunday.

Match 6
WHO: Notre Dame (4-1, 1-0 ACC) vs. Indiana (5-3)
WHERE: IU Tennis Center | Bloomington, Ind.
WHEN: 11 a.m. ET Saturday
RESULTS: Live Stats

Match 7
WHO: Notre Dame vs. Louisville (7-1, 0-0 ACC)
WHERE: Bass-Rudd Tennis Center | Louisville, Ky.
WHEN: Noon ET Sunday

On The Hoosiers

  • Indiana enters Saturday’s match with a 5-3 record and are coming off a 5-0 loss to Tennessee last Sunday.
  • The Hoosiers are led by Madison Appel, who is 3-1 at No. 1 singles this spring, and Pauline Jahren, who is 4-2 on the season. In doubles, Jahren and Paula Gutierrez are 6-2 on the year.
  • The Irish are 18-11 all-time against the Hoosiers, including 18-8 under head coach Jay Louderback.

On The Cardinals

  • The Cardinals are off to their best start in two years with seven wins in eight matches — already equaling their win total from 2016. They travel to Marshall on Friday before welcoming the Irish on Sunday. Louisville’s first match against a Power Five opponent will be against the Irish.
  • Louisville is led in singles by Aleksandra Mally and Mariana Humburg, who each have just one loss in dual play heading into the weekend.
  • The Irish are 6-0 in the series against the Cardinals including 5-0 under Louderback.

Last Time Out

Notre Dame pulled out a 4-3 victory Sunday at Illinois in a contest that saw every singles match reach a third set. After dropping the doubles point, the Irish got wins from Monica Robinson, Brooke Broda, Allison Miller and Zoe Spence to leave the Atkins Tennis Center with an important road victory.

The Last Meeting
Indiana1
Notre Dame6
February 20, 2016
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
No. 32 Irish Blow Past No. 59 Indiana. 6-1
The No. 32 University of Notre Dame women's tennis team closed out its non-conference season Saturday, dominating its second straight Big Ten opponent at the Eck Tennis Pavilion.

The Last Meeting
Louisville1
Notre Dame6
February 21, 2016
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
No. 32 Irish Dig Deep For Third Straight Win
For the University of Notre Dame women's tennis team, the word "DIG" has taken on a whole new meaning.

Singles Standouts

The Irish boast three singles players with at least four wins in five matches so far this season, led by freshman Zoe Spence at 5-0. Senior Monica Robinson is also undefeated with a 4-0 record, while junior Allison Miller sports a 4-1 mark.

Rankings Rundown

Junior Brooke Broda and senior Monica Robinson entered the Oracle/ITA DIvision I National Women’s Doubles Rankings last week, debuting at No. 32. The duo are 9-4 overall on the season, and 3-2 in dual play.

Keeping Up With The Irish

All indoor home matches will be streamed live on WatchND. Live scoring will be available for all home tennis matches at UND.com, with links for each match available on the women’s tennis schedule page. Live match updates will also be shared on the team’s Twitter account, @NDWomensTennis.

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Joanne Norell, athletics communications assistant at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2014 and coordinates communications efforts for the Notre Dame women's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and fencing programs. Norell is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University and earned her master's degree from Georgetown University in 2013.


 

 

Event Calendar

Delta

February 12
W, 4-3
Illinois
Champaign, Ill. (Varsity Tennis Center)
RECAP
February 18
W, 6-1
Indiana
Bloomington, Ind. (IU Tennis Center)
RECAP
February 19
W, 5-2
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
RECAP
February 22
5:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

Live Stats
WatchND Tennis
February 25
10:00 AM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

Live Stats
WatchND Tennis
February 25
3:00 PM
Bowling Green
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

Live Stats
WatchND Tennis
March 3
4:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

Live Stats
WatchND Tennis
March 5
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

Live Stats
WatchND Tennis
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)

Live Stats
March 24
4:00 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
March 26
12:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
March 31
TBA
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
April 7
4:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
April 9
11:00 AM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
April 13
4:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)

ACC Network Extra
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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