South Bend, Ind - The Hoosier women's tennis team completed the final round of the 15th annual Eck Classic on Sunday November 10, 2002 held at Notre Dame's Eck Pavilion. Martina Grimm defeated Shervin Saedinina of Syracuse 6-2, 5-7, 1-0 giving her a third place finish in the Gold Flight singles competition.
In Blue Flight singles action Sarah Batty was defeated by Notre Dame's Kristina Stastny 6-4, 6-3.
After coming off of an 8-0 triumph in doubles competition, Batty and Grimm were defeated by Lauren Connelly and Alicia Salas of Notre Dame 8-5. Teammates Jessica Groth and Sophie Rychlik defeated Maggie Donahue and Jami Kirk of Notre Dame 8-4 in consolation doubles action.
The Eck Classic is the final competition of the women's fall season. The will open their season on January 25, 2003 when they play host to Western Michigan at 9:30 a.m