Women's Tennis

    Hoosiers Fall to 20th-ranked Notre Dame, 5-2 (2/29/04)

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    Feb. 29, 2004

    Hoosiers Fall to 20th-Ranked Notre Dame, 5-2

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    South Bend, Ind. – The 26th-ranked Indiana women’s tennis team fell to 20th-ranked Notre Dame, 5-2. Indiana drops to 6-3 on the season while Notre Dame improves to 7-1.

    The Hoosiers dropped the doubles point, only being able to capture a win at the No. 2 doubles position. The 44th-ranked doubles team of senior Martina Grimm and sophomore Sarah Batty captured the 8-6 win over L. Connelly and Salas.

    Indiana dropped the first four singles matches to finish, but would not give up without a fight. Senior Linda Tran captured a 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8) win over Christian Thompson, and freshman Laura McGaffigan defeated Lauren Connelly 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8) in the final two singles matches to be completed.

    The Hoosiers return home for a double-header on Saturday, Mar. 6. The Hoosiers play DePaul at 9:30 a.m and Ball State at 2:30 p.m.

    Final Score
    #20 Notre Dame- 5, #26 Indiana- 2
    Singles
    1) #17 Alicia Salas (ND) d. #30 Dora Vastag (IU) 6-0, 6-2
    2) Linda Tran (IU) d. Christian Thompson (ND) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)
    3) Catrina Thompson (ND) d. Sarah Batty (IU) 6-3, 6-2
    4) Laura McGaffigan (IU) d. Lauren Connelly (ND) 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
    5) Sarah Jane Connelly (ND) d. Karie Schlukebir (IU) 7-5, 6-3
    6) Kristina Stastny (ND) d. Martina Grimm (IU) 6-3, 6-0
    Order of Finish: 1, 6, 3, 5, 2, 4


    Doubles
    1) #42 Thompson/Thompson (ND) d. #45 Schlukebir/Tran (IU) 8-4
    2) #44 Batty/Grimm (IU) d. L. Connelly/Salas (ND) 8-6
    3) S.J. Connelly/Stastny (ND) d. McGaffigan/Vastag ((IU) 8-6
    Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2



     

     

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